We could hardly taste the early hours of 2014 and we have the first bad news of the year. As confirmed by several media outlets, including TMZ entertainment website, James Avery, the always upset and cranky uncle Philips Banks in the legendary TV series "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", has died at age 68 without knowing exactly what has been the result of this fateful news.
It has also confirmed one of the actors in the series, Alfonso Ribeiro, who was the son of Phil, Carlton Banks, and cousin of Will Smith in fiction, in his Twitter account. So far, no other actor of the series has pronounced on the death of James Avery.
I'm deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly. pic.twitter.com/UrW0EeBFbO
— Alfonso Ribeiro (@alfonso_ribeiro) January 1, 2014
The actor had surgery open heart for an undisclosed illness. Unfortunately, the situation was not at best, even more, his health complicated after this intervention. Hence, the circumstances take a turn for the worse in the afternoon of December 31, 2013
During all this time that James Avery was hospitalized for this surgery, his wife Barbara was always at his side. Circumstances of life, at that time his wife went down to eat something, when she returned learned of the death of actor.
Messages of condolences, wonder and sadness are beginning to flood the social network Twitter, where fans of the TV show actor remember him with pictures and in the most special and more comical moments in "The Fresh Prince of Bel -Air "