Fresh Prince Of Bel Air star James Avery has died, aged 68, from complications of open heart surgery.
He was best known for his role as the family patriarch on the hit 90s television show “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” Alongside a young Will Smith.
In addition to his role as Uncle Phil, he also did voice work on animated series such as the original “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” where he voiced “The Shredder,” and “Master Splinter.”
To see his extensive list of television and film credits, see his official IMBD page here.
Rest in peace.