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James Avery (I) (1945–2013)

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack

Although known as the uncle/patriarch and judge "Philip Banks" on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, James Avery was a classically trained actor and scholar. A native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, he ... read full biography
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Nov 27, 1945 (died Dec 31, 2013) | 6' 5" (1.95m)
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Archive Footage (7 titles)
Robin & Company (2021)
(TV Series) - Philip Banks (1 episode, 2021) Philip Banks (1 episode, 2021)   See fewer
07-02-2021 (Jul 2, 2021) Philip Banks (archive footage) Philip Banks (archive footage)   See fewer
Entertainment Tonight (2020)
(TV Series) - Self (4 episodes, 2020) Self (4 episodes, 2020)   See fewer
ET's Iconic Leading Ladies of the '90 Series (Nov 28, 2020) Season 40, Episode 66 - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion (2020)
(TV Special) - Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (2014)
(TV Special) - Self (In Memoriam) (archive footage) Self (In Memoriam) (archive footage)   See fewer
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
(TV Special) - Self - In Memoriam (archive footage) Self - In Memoriam (archive footage)   See fewer
Dishing Tea with Big Meach (2014)
(TV Series) - Self (1 episode, 2014) Self (1 episode, 2014)   See fewer
It's Hard to Say Goodbye, a Tribute to James Avery (Jan 8, 2014) Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
That '70s Show Special: The Final Goodbye (2006)
(TV Special) - Officer Kennedy (archive footage) Officer Kennedy (archive footage)   See fewer
Other (4 titles)
Kinect Disneyland Adventures (2011)
(Video Game) - Br'er Bear (voice) Br'er Bear (voice)   See fewer
Biker Mice from Mars (2006)
(Video Game) - Cataclysm / Cat Commando (voice) Cataclysm / Cat Commando (voice)   See fewer
Animated StoryBook: The Lion King (1994)
(Video Game) - Scar (voice) Scar (voice)   See fewer
Splash Mountain (1989)
(Video Game) - Br'er Frog (voice) Br'er Frog (voice)   See fewer
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