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James Avery
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    (November 27, 1945-December 31, 2013)
    Best known as Philip Banks in 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' (1990-96)
    Provided the voice of Shredder in 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' (1987-94)
    Host of 'Going Places'
    Appeared in 'The Brady Bunch Movie,' 'Captain Simian and the Space Monkeys,' 'Sparks,' 'Pepper Ann,' 'Dr. Doolittle 2,' 'Soul Food' and 'The Division'
    He looked like notorious rap producer Suge Knight.
    He was easily confused with another bald, overweight patriarch of a family sitcom, Reginald VelJohnson.
    He was typecast as either a judge or lawyer.
    He lent his voice to several goofy cartoons.
    When asked what his favorite food is, he replied 'all of it.'
    He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.
    He made several USO visits to American troops stationed overseas.
    He won an Emmy in the 1970's for producing a show for PBS.
    He graduated with a degree in drama and literature from the University of California at San Diego.
    His wife was a college administrator.
    His 'Fresh Prince' character, Uncle Phil, was ranked #34 in TV Guide's '50 Greatest TV Dads of All-Time' (2004).

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