‘Fresh Prince’ Dad James Avery Dies Dead At 65

James Avery — the beloved dad on "Fresh

Prince of Bel Air" — has died at age 65 .. TMZ

has learned.Sources close to the actor tell TMZ

he died in an L.A. hospital last night. Avery

had recently undergone surgery for an

undisclosed illness and took a turn for the

worse late yesterday.And we're told … his wife,

Barbara, had been at his bedside but left for a

short period of time to get something to eat.

When she came back, she learned he had just

died.Alfonso Ribeiro — who played Avery's son

on "Fresh Prince" — just posted a message on

his Facebook page.Avery starred in dozens of

TV shows through the years — shows like

"Grey's Anatomy," "The Closer," "L.A. Law,"

and "The Jeffersons." This past year, he

appeared in three TV movies — most recently,

"Go, Bolivia, Go!" — but didn't appear to have

other projects in the works.Story developing….


Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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