Today I Found Out the actor who played Uncle Phil in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was also the voice of Shredder in the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle cartoon series. *mind blown*
- Uncle Phil, also occasionally known as James Avery in the real world, was also the voice of James Rhodes in the 1990s Iron Man series.
- After serving a stint in the U.S. Navy, he moved to San Diego where he began writing television scripts and poetry, eventually winning an Emmy Award for “Ameda Speaks: Poet James Avery”.
- The character of Uncle Phil was ranked number 34 in TV Guides “50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time”
Bonus Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles WTF: