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'Fresh Prince' Star James Avery Dead at 67

James Avery -- who starred as Uncle Phil in The Fresh Pince of Bel-Air -- died on Tuesday night.

TMZ reports that he had undergone surgery for an undisclosed condition and took a turn for the worse. 

Alfonso Ribiero, who played his son on the show, tweeted, "I'm deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly."

In addition to Fresh Prince, Avery had guest-starring roles on That '70s ShowCSIThe Closer and Grey's Anatomy. He was 65.

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