Uncle Frank Kimmel 240 ‘Uncle Frank’ Potenza, of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ fame, dies at 77

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Frank Potenza, the former New York policeman known as “Uncle Frank” in his comedy appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, passed away today. He was 77.

Potenza was a Korean War veteran as well as a former NYPD officer and Las Vegas security guard. Called “Uncle Frank” on the show, Potenza was Kimmel’s real-life uncle; Kimmel asked Potenza to join… Continue reading ‘Uncle Frank’ Potenza, of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ fame, dies at 77