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11 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

You know the story: Young kid from West Philadelphia, born and raised, on the playground is where he spent most of his days. Chillin' out, maxin', rel...

7 Classic Sitcom Dad Scenes That Will Warm Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.13.2014 | Black Voices

What would we do without sitcom fathers? They teach us important lessons, offer love, support, and comedic relief when we need it the most. This Fa...

James Avery Had Several Medical Issues Prior To Death

Eurweb | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Although a stopped heart is listed as his official cause of death, more details have surfaced regarding the death of James Avery....

A Phil Life: A Remembrance of Phil Everly and Uncle Phil by the Co-Executive Producer of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

David S. Simon | Posted 03.06.2014 | Entertainment
David S. Simon

Once in lifetime, and almost never, along comes a pitch perfect kind of music that simply moves -- no -- burrows its way into the house of your heart,...

Our Top 5 Favorite TV Uncles of All Time

Dish Nation | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dish Nation

This week, we mourned the loss of an incredibly influential and recognizable actor who impacted our lives for many years: James Avery.

This Might Be The Most Touching Scene In TV History

Posted 05.13.2014 | TV

When James Avery passed away on New Year's Day, "Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air" fans were devastated over the loss of the actor, who played Uncle Phil on th...

10 Incredible Uncle Phil Moments

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

2014 got off to a sad start with the news of the death of James Avery, best known for his role as Uncle Phil on the TV show "The Fresh Prince of Bel-A...

'Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' Actor Dies At 68

Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

"Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor James Avery died in a Los Angeles hospital last night (Dec. 31), according to TMZ. He was 68. His publicist confirm...

Guess Who's Coming Back To 'The Good Wife'?

Posted 09.14.2012 | TV

Carrie Preston is returning to "The Good Wife." According to CBS, the "True Blood" actress will reprise her "Good Wife" role as the quirky Elsbeth ...

'Fresh Prince's Uncle Phil Is A Man Losing His Partner On 'Grey's Anatomy'

Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

Philip Banks was a devoted father and a good uncle to Will Smith on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" two decades ago. James Avery, who brought Uncle Phil...

'Fresh Prince' Cast Reunited

Posted 02.21.2012 | Celebrity

If you can recite the entire "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" theme song, then you'll enjoy this. They haven't been an on-screen family for nearly 16...