Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies who have left us in recent weeks. Below you’ll find names big and small and from all areas of the industry, though each was significant to the movies in his or her own way.
Luis Avalos (1954-2014) - Character actor best known for TV’s The Electric Company. He also appears in the movies Stir
Veteran actor James Avery, best known for his role as Uncle Phillip Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, died Tuesday night, according to CNN. He was 65.
Former Fresh Prince co-star Alfonso Ribeiro took to Twitter to share his condolences.
The veteran actor was undergoing a surgery for an undisclosed illness, TMZ reports.
A Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam War, Avery starred in various voice-over and live-action roles, most recently in… Continue reading ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ actor James Avery dies
James Avery, Uncle Phil from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, died Tuesday.
“I’m deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly,” Alfonso Ribeiro tweeted in revealing the sad passing.
Avery reportedly had undergone heart surgery and died from complications in a Los Angeles hospital.
He played Will Smith‘s uncle in the popular 1990s sitcom… Continue reading ‘Fresh Prince’ Star James Avery Dies At 65
Mary-Kate Olsen meets up with former flame, NHL star Sean Avery, at a dinner party celebrating 25 years of “Style Wars” on Wednesday (May 25) at Tiny’s and the Bar Upstairs in NYC.
The 24-year-old fashion mogul, who previously dated Sean back in 2007, also met up with actress Catherine Keener who hosted the bash along with The Common… Continue reading Mary-Kate Olsen: Style Wars with Sean Avery!
James Avery opened its newest jewelry store in San Antonio, Texas.
The new store is located at SE Military Drive and Goliad Road in the City Base Landing shopping center.
The company appointed Gina Carter to manage the store, along with assistant manager Robin Carreon.
“We are excited to open this new location and hope that [...] Continue reading James Avery opened 54 Stores Now