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Henry Polic passes away at 68

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Aug 12, 2013 | 4:50pm EDT

TV actor Henry Polic has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 68. The Webster star passed away on Sunday (11Aug13), according to his longtime manager Brad Lemack. Polic began his TV career as the Sheriff of Nottingham in the 1975 Mel Brooks series When Things Were Rotten. He went on to voice Dr. Jonathan Crane/The Scarecrow on Batman: The Animated Series and appeared in the Monster Squad, Alice, Mork & Mindy, Eight is Enough, Murder She Wrote, Sheena, and Saved By the Bell. He also landed work in several films, including The Last Remake of Beau Geste, All You Need, Bring Him Home, The Trial of Old Drum, Oh God, Book II and Joan River's comedy Rabbit Test. He also made a name for himself in the theatre world, starring and directing in a number of local productions across the U.S. A memorial scholarship fund has been established in Polic's name at his alma mater, Florida State University, benefiting the School of Theatre's annual productions.

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