uncle frank jimmy kimmel 'Uncle Frank' Potenza remembered with tribute on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” will honor the memory of cast member and security guard “Uncle Frank” Potenza during the show’s Sept. 6 broadcast. This is the first episode for the late night program since “Uncle Frank” died from cancer on Aug. 23.

Ponteza, who was Kimmel’s real-life uncle, spent nine years with the show interviewing  numerous celebrities and participating in comedy sketches.

Kimmel’s special guest during the episode will be legendary comic Don Rickles who knew Potenza from when he worked security at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.
Potenza, who died at the age of 77, is survived by three daughters and one granddaughter.

Posted by:David Eckstein