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Overview (4)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameFrancis Michael Potenza
Nickname Uncle Frank

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Frank Potenza was born on November 11, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Francis Michael Potenza. He was an actor, known for Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003), The New Face of Late Night TV (2003) and All In (2006). He died on August 23, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Trivia (7)

Father of Ann Smith, Sally Flack and Micki Marseglia. Uncle of Ivy Iacono, Sal Iacono, Jimmy Kimmel and Jonathan Kimmel. Great-uncle of Kevin Kimmel and Katie Kimmel.
Korean War veteran.
Retired as a New York City police officer after 20 years of service in Brooklyn. He then moved to Las Vegas where he worked as a security guard at Caesar's Palace and for Frank Sinatra, then returned to New York where he worked as a security guard at St. Patrick's Cathedral.
Worked as a security guard for 20 years before joining nephew, Jimmy Kimmel,'s TV show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003), in 2003.
Buried in Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery in Las Vegas.
Ex-uncle-in-law of Gina Kimmel.
Uncle-in-law of Carly Kimmel.

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