- James Avery found fame as Uncle Phil in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The sitcom, which ran on NBC for six years, starred Will Smith as a young rap artist from a tough Philadelphia neighborhood who ended up living with well-heeled relatives in the affluent Bel-Air section of Los Angeles.
- Avery starred in dozens of TV shows throughout his career including Greys Anatomy, The Closer, LA Law and The Jeffersons.
- His voice was heard in many animated TV series including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Iron Man.
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