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Uncle Phil from 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air' dies at 65

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James Avery, the actor who played Uncle Phil in TV's "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," has died at the age of 65, according to his publicist.

Avery was a man of many talents. He was the voice of "Shredder" in 1987's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and in the "Iron Man" series he was James Rhodes.

His many film appearances include "The Blues Brothers" in 1980 and "Dr. Dolittle 2" in 2001.

Other TV appearances for Avery include "That 70's Show," "The Jeffersons," "Webster" and "Hill Street Blues."



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