The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air actor James Avery has died, TMZ reports. He was 65.
Avery passed away at a Glendale, Calif., hospital while recovering from open heart surgery.
"The world has lost a truly special man. I am very saddened to say that James Avery has passed," Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Avery's son on the sitcom, posted on his Facebook. "Even though he played my father on TV, he was a wonderful father figure to me in life. He will be deeply missed."
Jeffrey Pollack, who directed Booty Call and was a producer on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, died on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 54, and police believe he died of natural causes while exercising in Hermosa Beach, Calif.
Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alum Alfonso Ribeiro and his wife Angela now have a little prince of their own. The couple welcomed a baby boy, Alfonso Ribeiro Jr., on Sundayin Los Angeles, In Touch reports.