Bacchus Goes To Police Academy

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Thursday, the Krewe of Bacchus announced actor G. W. Bailey will reign as Bacchus XLV this carnival season.

Bailey’s tv and film credits include M*A*S*H*, The Closer, and Mannequin.  He is perhaps best known for his role as Captain Thaddeus Harris in Police Academy.

Bailey is also know for his charity work as the executive director for the Sunshine Kids, a foundation dedicated to helping kids with cancer.

The Krewe of Bacchus was founded in 1968.  Recent monarchs for the krewe include Will Ferrell, Andy Garcia, James Gandolfini, and Nic Cage.