JamesAvery, who played Uncle Phil on
the hit series 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' died on New Year's Eve at
the age of 68, his co-star Alfonso Ribeiro announced on twitter. @alfonso_ribeiro - "I'm deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly"
@TatyanaAli - James was my teacher my protector & the most magnificent actor.
We're feeling his loss very deeply. He'll always be apart of me