Man- so sad! James Avery a classy guy!

Actor James Avery, best known for playing Uncle Phil on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, died Tuesday. He was 65. TMZ reports Avery had recently undergone open-heart surgery and died from complications. The actor’s co-star Alfonso Ribeiro announced Avery’s death on Twitter Wednesday, writing, “The world has lost a truly special man. I’m deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly.”

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