Birth Name: James LaRue Avery
Date of Birth: November 27, 1945
Place of Birth: Suffolk, Virginia, U.S.
Date of Death: December 31, 2013
Place of Death: Glendale, California, U.S.
James Avery was an American actor and poet. He played Uncle Phil on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and also appeared in The Brady Bunch Movie and on The Closer, among many other works.
James was the son of Florence Juanita Avery and James LaRue Lane. He was a Vietnam War veteran. James was married to Barbara, until his death.
James’s paternal grandfather was named Hezekiah Lane.
James’s maternal grandmother was named Grace Lee Davis. Grace was born in Virginia.
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