James LaRue Avery (November 27, 1945 – December 31, 2013) was an American actor. He was best known for his roles as Uncle Phil in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990-96) and the Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987-96). He was a re-occurring voice actor on Duckman.
Notable Roles Edit
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987-93) - Shredder
- L.A. Law (1988-92) - Judge Michael Conover
- Aladdin: The Series (1994) - Haroud Hazi Bin
- The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) - Mr. Steve Yeager
- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990-96) - Philip Banks
- Pepper Ann (1999, 2000) - Mr. Clapper