02/01/2014 09:33 GMT | Updated 23/01/2014 10:52 GMT

James Avery Dead: Remembering 'The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air' Star With Uncle Phil's Best Moments (GIFs)

James Avery, best known for playing the character Uncle Phil on the hit US TV show 'The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air' has died at the age of 65.

Co-star Alfonso Ribeiro ‏who played Carlton Banks 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'

Social media users also took to Twitter to remember James Avery, many tweeting pictures of him as the much-loved character Uncle Phil.. so here is our GIF tribute of memorable moments of the brilliant James Avery.

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