'Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' Producer Dies On Jog
Jeffrey Pollack, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air producer and director of Booty Call and Above the Rim, was found dead in Hermosa Beach.
A woman jogging on the Greenbelt around 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 23 discovered an unresponsive Pollack, who was wearing workout clothing; his iPod was still playing a song from the Eagles when police arrived, according to The Hollywood Reporter. An autopsy report is pending to determine the cause of death. However, police do not suspect any foul play, The Wrap reported.
Pollack had helped create the idea behind the 1990s sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air with his business partner, Benny Medina, whose real-life experiences inspired the main character portrayed by Will Smith. Pollack has most recently been helping Jeff Beacher put on his Beacher's Madhouse entertainment shows at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.