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James Avery

Highest Rated:   89% The Stunt Man (1980)
Lowest Rated:   0% 8 Million Ways To Die (1986)
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Joined the Navy after graduating high school and served in Vietnam. Settled in San Diego after leaving the Navy, writing scripts for PBS and eventually earning a scholarship to study at the University of California. His character Philip Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was ranked #34 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time. Has a scholarship in his name at Thurgood Marshall College at UC San Diego.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
44% Wish I Was Here
  • Audition Actor #2
2014
No Score Yet Let the Game Begin
  • Actor
2010
No Score Yet Wheelmen
  • Actor
2010
No Score Yet His Good Will
  • Mr. Cooper
2008
No Score Yet Divine Intervention
  • Rev. Matthews
2007
6% Who's Your Caddy?
  • Caddy Mack
$5.6M 2007
No Score Yet Think Tank
  • Uncle John
2006
No Score Yet Restraining Order
  • Judge Sanderson
2006
No Score Yet Lethal Eviction
  • Gus
2005
No Score Yet The Third Wish
  • George
2005
No Score Yet A History of Black Achievement in America
  • Actor
2005
17% Hair Show
  • Seymour Gold
$0.3M 2004
15% Raise Your Voice
  • Mr. Gantry
$10.5M 2004
No Score Yet Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet The Guerrero Project
  • Executive Producer
  • Narrator
2004
No Score Yet Nancy Drew
  • Shifflin
2002
No Score Yet Epoch
  • Dr. Solomon Holt
2001
No Score Yet Honeybee
  • Larry Dukes
2001
No Score Yet Dancing in September
  • Mr. Warner
2000
No Score Yet The Advanced Guard
  • Fred
1998
No Score Yet You Lucky Dog
  • Calvin Hayes
1998
No Score Yet Spirit Lost
  • Dr. Glidden
1997
63% The Brady Bunch Movie
  • Mr. Steve Yeager
1995
No Score Yet A Friend to Die For (Death of a Cheerleader)
  • Actor
1994
No Score Yet Death of a Cheerleader
  • Actor
1994
No Score Yet Home for Christmas
  • Noah
1993
No Score Yet Without Warning: Terror in the Towers
  • Fred Ferby
1993
No Score Yet The Linguini Incident
  • Phil
1992
No Score Yet Shout
  • Midnight Rider
1991
17% Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time
  • Captain Coberly
1991
No Score Yet Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal
  • Earl
1989
17% License to Drive
  • DMV Examiner
1988
No Score Yet Nightflyers
  • Darryl
1987
No Score Yet Three For The Road
  • Clarence
1987
No Score Yet Timestalkers (Time Stalkers)
  • Blacksmith
1987
No Score Yet Deadly Daphne's Revenge
  • Actor
1987
No Score Yet Body Count
  • Actor
1987
50% Extremities
  • Security Guard
1986
No Score Yet Condor
  • Actor
1986
No Score Yet Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story
  • Hank Dudney
1986
0% 8 Million Ways To Die
  • Deputy DA
$1.4M 1986
No Score Yet The Eleventh Commandment
  • Actor
1986
No Score Yet Appointment with Fear (Deadly Presence)
  • Connors
1985
75% Fletch
  • Detective
1985
No Score Yet Stoogemania
  • Gulch
1985
No Score Yet Kicks
  • Stanley
1985
89% The Stunt Man
  • (uncredited)
1980

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Hell's Kitchen
2005
  • Reality cast member
  • 2016
  • 2015
70% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Sam
  • 2012
67% Sherri
2009
  • Redmond
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Closer
2005-2012
  • Dr. Crippen
  • 2007
No Score Yet Star Trek: Enterprise
2001-2005
  • Gen. K'Vagh
  • 2005
No Score Yet Charmed
1998-2006
  • Zola
  • 2004
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Preston Cash
  • 2000
No Score Yet The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
1990-1996
  • Philip Banks
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1991
  • 1990
No Score Yet American Experience
1988
  • Narrator
  • Charles Hamilton Houston
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet Beauty and the Beast
1987-1990
  • Winslow
  • 1988
No Score Yet Hell's Kitchen USA
2005
  • Reality cast member

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