Jeff Pollack Dies; Television Producer/Director Was 54

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Jeff Pollack, a producer and director best known for his work on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990-1996, passed away on a running trail in Hermosa Beach, Calif.

He died on Monday and was 54 years old.

According to Manhattan Beach Patch, a woman found Pollack's body and called the authorities, who do not suspect foul play was involved in the death.

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Pollack teamed with Benny Medina over two decades ago to form the production company Medina/Pollack Entertainment; it later became known as Handprint Entertainment.

Aside from the sitcom that launched Will Smith's career, Pollack directed the movies Booty Call and Lost & Found. He produced a Jennifer Lopez documentary in 2001 and was known as an avid runner.

Pollack graduated from the University of Southern California Film School and we send his loved ones our condolences.
 

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It always amazes me how people do drugs, drink alcohol, stay out all night, screw people over, bring nothing to the world but bad karma and when they hit 50, they decide to eat and live right... Too late! Don't feel bad for this man... move on and make a change in your life!

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It always amazes me how people do drugs, drink alcohol, stay out all night, screw people over, bring nothing to the world but bad karma and when they hit 50, they decide to eat and live right... Too late! Don't feel bad for this man... move on and make a change in your life!

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Why was it necessary in the article to describe Jeff's ethnicity? I mean, who really cares if the guy is Polish?

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@ Jack Meoff

Being Polish isn't an ethnicity, it is a nationality. It is a piece of information, just like his name, age, occupation etc.

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@ Jan

Oh, sorry. I get it now. Silly me. :-)

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@ Jack Meoff

Actually, I should have said "WAS" Polish, considering that the Pollock is dead!

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so stop running at once................GO ROWING INSTEAD!!

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Terrible deal. Such a nice looking young man. He was 54 and in good shape, jogging and is found dead. Looks like our dumb ass LAPD is saying, looks like natural causes, about like the Brittany Murphy deal. Why dont his family order an autopsy, so our idiot LAPD being investigated by the Justice Dept. is out of it with their genius prognosis when they are incompetent. A lot of young adults are dying because of their gross negligence.