James Avery Biography, Facts & Life Story

James Avery American Actor, Voice actor and Poet

Quick Facts

Known ForPhilip Banks On The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air (1990-1996).


Full Name:James LaRue Avery

Profession:Actor, Voice actor and Poet


Date of Birth:November 27, 1945

Date of Death:December 31, 2013

Place of Death:Glendale, California, United States

Cause of Death:Complications From Open Heart Surgery

Birthplace:Suffolk, Virginia, United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:6 Feet 5 Inches (1.96 m)

Weight:91 kg (201 lbs)


Hair Color:Salt and Pepper

Eye Color:Brown



James Avery Education

Qualification: BA Drama and Literature

School: Not known

College: University of California at San Diego

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James Avery Career

Profession: Actor, Voice actor and Poet

Known For: Philip Banks On The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air (1990-1996).

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: The Stunt Man
Television: Antony and Cleopatra
Video games: Splash Mountain

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $3 million approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: Not known

Mother: Florence Avery

Brother(s): Not known

Sister(s): Not known

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Barbara Avery (m. 1988–2013)

Children: 1 (Step-Son)

Son(s): Kevin Waters (Step-Son)

Daughter(s): None

Ex Girlfriends:

Not known

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