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James Avery

1945 - 2013

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James La Rue Avery (November 27, 1945 – December 31, 2013) was an American actor. He was best known for his roles as Philip Banks in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Judge Michael Conover on L.A. Law, Steve Yeager in The Brady Bunch Movie, Haroud Hazi Bin in Aladdin, and Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Avery has received more than 3,526,673 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). James Avery is the 828th most popular actor (down from 514th in 2019), the 1,519th most popular biography from United States (down from 968th in 2019) and the 408th most popular American Actor.

James Avery is most famous for playing Uncle Phil on the sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."

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  • 49

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  • 3.26

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  • 4.85

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Among actors, James Avery ranks 828 out of 9,996Before him are Gottfried John, Vincent D'Onofrio, Setsuko Hara, Mario Adorf, John Candy, and Stephen Lang. After him are María Casares, Eric Idle, Ugo Tognazzi, Katina Paxinou, Peter Weller, and Michael York.

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Among people born in 1945, James Avery ranks 80Before him are Go Nagai, Levon Ter-Petrosyan, Debbie Harry, George Smoot, Igor Ivanov, and Dean Koontz. After him are Kim Carnes, Marthe Keller, Türkan Şoray, Van Morrison, Gary Brooker, and Muqrin bin Abdulaziz. Among people deceased in 2013, James Avery ranks 56Before him are Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Sara Montiel, Chinua Achebe, Richard Ramirez, and John Cornforth. After him are Henri Dutilleux, James Gandolfini, Abdul Rahim Hatif, David H. Hubel, Robert Fogel, and Stéphane Hessel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Avery ranks 1,519 out of 18,182Before him are Betty Friedan (1921), Gus Grissom (1926), Jeffery Deaver (1950), Jack Dempsey (1895), Richard Fleischer (1916), and Stephen Lang (1952). After him are Conrad Hilton (1887), David Gross (1941), James Irwin (1930), William Lipscomb (1919), John Zorn (1953), and Marvin Minsky (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Avery ranks 408Before him are Lloyd Bridges (1913), Virginia Cherrill (1908), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), Janet Gaynor (1906), Vincent D'Onofrio (1959), and Stephen Lang (1952). After him are Peter Weller (1947), Dorothy Malone (1924), Brad Dourif (1950), Jennifer Garner (1972), Jake Gyllenhaal (1980), and Matt LeBlanc (1967).

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