James Avery

1945 - 2013

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James LaRue Avery (November 27, 1945 – December 31, 2013) was an American actor and poet. 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 2,689,043 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. James Avery is the 514th most popular actor (up from 536th in 2019), the 969th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,092nd in 2019) and the 261st 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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Among actors, James Avery ranks 514 out of 10,030Before him are Christian Bale, Jean Seberg, Maureen O'Hara, Claudine Auger, Danielle Darrieux, and Forest Whitaker. After him are Scott Glenn, Pamela Anderson, Margot Robbie, Brandon Lee, Lisa Kudrow, and Sydney Chaplin.

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Among people born in 1945, James Avery ranks 48Before him are Jacqueline du Pré, Keith Jarrett, Jacky Ickx, Steve Martin, John Lithgow, and Roger Glover. After him are Nikita Mikhalkov, Richard Thaler, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Bryan Ferry, Pete Townshend, and Adly Mansour. Among people deceased in 2013, James Avery ranks 40Before him are Donald A. Glaser, Sung Jae-gi, Richard Griffiths, Richard Matheson, Ronald Dworkin, and Manfred Rommel. After him are Boris Berezovsky, Ieng Sary, Bert Trautmann, Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, J. J. Cale, and James M. Buchanan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Avery ranks 969 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Burns Woodward (1917), Forest Whitaker (1961), John McCarthy (1927), Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), Frederick Reines (1918), and Sugar Ray Robinson (1921). After him are Scott Glenn (1939), Éamon de Valera (1882), Muddy Waters (1913), Jean Webster (1876), Bugsy Siegel (1906), and James Ivory (1928).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Avery ranks 261Before him are John Lithgow (1945), Vincent Price (1911), David Hasselhoff (1952), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), Jean Seberg (1938), and Forest Whitaker (1961). After him are Scott Glenn (1939), Brandon Lee (1965), Lisa Kudrow (1963), Sydney Chaplin (1926), Frances McDormand (1957), and Joanne Woodward (1930).

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