Jeff Pollack, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Producer, Dies at 54

Jeff Pollack

Jeff Pollack, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Producer, Dies at 54

The director/producer's body found on hiking trail.

Published December 27, 2013

(Photo: Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)

Jeff Pollack, the Hollywood director and producer whose credits include Fresh Prince of Bel-AirBooty Call and many other popular shows and movies, has died at age 54. Pollack's body was found on a hiking trail in Hermosa Beach, California, on Monday.

Hermosa Beach police told that foul play is not suspected.

Pollack is best known as Benny Medina's producing partner at Handprint Entertainment. He produced and wrote for Will Smith's hit sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990 to 1996, and directed such films as Booty Call (1997), Above the Rim (1994) and Lost & Found (1999). He also produced the documentary Jennifer Lopez in Concert in 2001 and The Tyra Banks Show in 2005. 

As of now, the cause of Pollack's death has not been determined. Our condolences go out to his family. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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