Obituary of James Avery

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James Avery

James Avery (born November 27th, 1948 in Suffolk, Virginia) was a TV Actor who was often identified for his part playing Philip Banks in the American TV sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". James died on December 31st, 2013. James's death was because of complications from heart surgery. He was 68 when he died.

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James Avery Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Avery, James
    • Common Name: James Avery
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia, United States
    • Birth Date: November 27, 1948
    • Age: 65 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Jimmy
    • Occupation: TV Actor
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Smucker's Strawberry Jam
    • Favorite Color: Navy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    James's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: James LaRue Avery
    • Father:
    • Mother: Florence J. Avery
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Barbara Avery (married 1988-2013, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • kids Kevin Waters (stepson)

Death Notice:

  • Date: December 31 2013 at age 65
  • Place: Glendale, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Surgical Complications (open heart surgery)
  • Interment: cremated and scattered near the Pacific Ocean in the United States

Category Tags:

TV ActorAmerican Born on November 27th Born in 1948 Born in Virginia Died in 2013 Died at age 65 Died from Surgical Complications

Quotable Quotes:

"If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win."

"Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac...It's in the hole! It's in the hole! It's in the hole!"

"You are only an actor if you absolutely love it and can not do anything else. Starving for your art is great in your 20s, but it's not so great at 35. It has to be absolute love. You can't worry about being a movie star or anything else. Just love. That's it." (IMDB)

"I do not make films primarily for children. I make them for the child in all of us, whether he be six or sixty. Call the child innocence."

"After four years of trial and an inquest, James Avery was found not guilty of the sexual battery of Teresa Halbach. (V)"

"James Avery was a visionary and accomplished actor who left a lasting legacy through his unforgettable characters, inspiring performances, and impact on the entertainment industry. (V)"

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James Avery at IMDB

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-08 00:43:03
Author: Stan
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