James Avery (actor)

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James LaRue Avery (November 27, 1945 – December 31, 2013) was an American actor, voice actor, and poet.wikipedia
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L.A. Law

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Avery began his career in the 1980s with appearances in television series such as NBC's Hill Street Blues, Showtime sitcom "Brothers" as Bubba Dean, Amen, FM and L.A. Law.
In addition to its main cast, L.A. Law was also well known for featuring then relatively unknown actors and actresses in guest starring roles, who later went on to greater success in film and television including Don Cheadle, Jeffrey Tambor, Kathy Bates, David Schwimmer, Jay O. Sanders, James Avery, Gates McFadden, Bryan Cranston, CCH Pounder, Kevin Spacey, Richard Schiff, Carrie-Anne Moss, William H. Macy, Stephen Root, Christian Slater, Steve Buscemi and Lucy Liu.

Sparks (TV series)

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He played the lead role of Alonzo Sparks in the UPN comedy series Sparks that lasted for two seasons.
The series stars James Avery, Robin Givens, Terrence Howard, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Kym Whitley and Arif S. Kinchen.

Rambo: The Force of Freedom

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He also provided the voice of Junkyard Dog in Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling (1985–1986), Turbo in Rambo and the Forces of Freedom (1986), and Haroud Hazi Bin in Aladdin (1994).
* Edward "Turbo" Hayes (voiced by James Avery) - An African-American mechanical engineer and race car driver.

The Brady Bunch Movie

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He was best known for his roles as Philip Banks in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Steve Yeager in The Brady Bunch Movie, and Haroud Hazi Bin in Aladdin.

Iron Man (TV series)

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Among his most notable voice credits are the voices of Shredder in the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, and James Rhodes/War Machine in the 1990s Iron Man series.
A different version of Iron Man was once again voiced by Robert Hays and a different version of War Machine was voiced by James Avery (reprising their parts from the Iron Man animated series around the same period at the time when Dorian Harewood was voicing Tombstone) on Spider-Man: The Animated Series.

FM (American TV series)

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Avery began his career in the 1980s with appearances in television series such as NBC's Hill Street Blues, Showtime sitcom "Brothers" as Bubba Dean, Amen, FM and L.A. Law.
The cast also included Leo Geter, Fred Applegate, James Avery and John Kassir.

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Other notable roles in television included Dr. Crippen in The Closer, Charles Haysbert in The Division, and Michael Kelso's commanding officer at the police academy late in the series run of That '70s Show.

Suffolk, Virginia

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Avery was born on November 27, 1945 in Pughsville, Virginia (now part of Suffolk, Virginia), but was raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 TV series)

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Among his most notable voice credits are the voices of Shredder in the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, and James Rhodes/War Machine in the 1990s Iron Man series.

Spirit Lost

Spirit Lost is a 1997 film directed by Neema Barnette and starring James Avery and Yvonne Brisendine.

Atlantic City, New Jersey

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Avery was born on November 27, 1945 in Pughsville, Virginia (now part of Suffolk, Virginia), but was raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Fist of the North Star (1986 film)

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Dr. Dolittle 2

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List of Disney's Aladdin characters

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He also provided the voice of Junkyard Dog in Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling (1985–1986), Turbo in Rambo and the Forces of Freedom (1986), and Haroud Hazi Bin in Aladdin (1994).
Haroud Hazi Bin (voiced by James Avery) is Abis Mal's sarcastic and cynical right-hand henchman who often considers his boss' schemes ill-conceived.

Pughsville, Virginia

Avery was born on November 27, 1945 in Pughsville, Virginia (now part of Suffolk, Virginia), but was raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The actor James Avery, the dad on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, was born there.

Wish I Was Here

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Valediction (film)

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The film is stacked with an impressive cast which also includes James Avery (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), Bonnie Bartlett (St. Elsewhere), and Eyal Podell.