James Avery was an American actor and poet best known for some of his roles as Philip Banks in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

James died on December 31, 2013 (aged 68) in Glendale, California. His cause of death was complications from open-heart surgery.

James Avery Cause Of Death

Full NameJames LaRue Avery
Cause Of DeathOpen Heart Surgery
James Avery Cause Of Death

Yesterday, it was announced that actor James Avery had died from complications following open-heart surgery. The 68-year-old was best known for playing Phil Banks on “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” where he appeared alongside Will Smith and Alfonso Ribeiro.

In a tribute to the actor, Jada Pinkett Smith paid tribute to the actor’s memory. He was also known for his work in films and was the host of the TV show Going Places.

Avery was diagnosed with an undisclosed illness shortly after undergoing surgery. However, his condition soon became critical. In late December, he passed away. His wife, Barbara Avery, had gone to get food for her husband.

Avery’s friends and colleagues mourned his passing, including Will Smith, who starred with him on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. After learning of the actor’s demise, fans poured out their condolences on Twitter.

The cause of death for Avery was listed as complications following open-heart surgery. According to his death certificate, he had heart disease, kidney disease, and type 2 diabetes. His official cause of life was cardiorespiratory arrest.

In the United States, heart disease is the leading killer of African-American men. Although his death was a tragic accident, the news still makes his passing a tragic event. Avery’s publicist has said that he was a man with a big heart.

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