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    Default James Avery, "Fresh Prince" dad, dies at 65

    'Fresh Prince' Dad James Avery Dies Dead At 65

    18 minutes ago BY TMZ STAFF


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    James Avery -- the beloved dad on "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" -- has died at age 65 .. TMZ has learned.

    Sources close to the actor tell TMZ he died in an L.A. hospital last night. Avery had recently undergone surgery for an undisclosed illness and took a turn for the worse late yesterday.

    And we're told his wife, Barbara, had been at his bedside but left for a short period of time to get something to eat. When she came back, she learned he had just died.

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    Read more: 'Fresh Prince' Dad James Avery Dies -- Dead At 65 | TMZ.com
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    RIP. He was also the voice of Splinter on "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" back in the day.
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    Very sad.
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    I always liked him, RIP

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    Aww how sad. RIP

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    I grew up watching fresh prince (and still watch it to this day) so this is very sad to hear. May he rest in peace.
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    Aw, Uncle Phil. RIP Mr. Avery. You will be missed.
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    AAAaaaawwwwww, R.I.P Mr. Avery. Way too young.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hustle4alivin View Post
    RIP. He was also the voice of Splinter on "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" back in the day.
    I didn't know that. Pretty cool to know.

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    Aw no Uncle Phil, he was too young to go. His poor wife.
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    He was only 65. Way too young. RIP.

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    he's the reason i still tune in and watch Fresh Prince. Such a shame. RIP Uncle Phil
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    Noooo Uncle Phil!!!
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    “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” died at a Glendale hospital Tuesday night due to complications from open heart surgery, according to his manager. He was 65, according to public records.

    James Avery, 'Fresh Prince' father figure, dies at 65 - latimes.com


    That's so sad, seemed like a very nice man.

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