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I'm normally loathe to start the RIP threads, since they're difficult for me to handle. But this one hit me a little hard, because Uncle Frank seemed like such a sweet old man and I always thought Kimmel was a little cooler for finding a place for him on his show.

Jimmy Kimmel's Uncle Frank -- Dead at 77


    "Uncle Frank" Potenza -- the silver-haired ex-cop who charmed audiences on his nephew's show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", died early this morning ... reps from the show have confirmed.

    Uncle Frank spent 20 years as a New York City police officer -- before eventually becoming a staple on Kimmel's late night show in 2003.

    The show released an official statement on Frank's passing -- saying his "kindness and humor" will be missed.

    The show has not revealed Frank's cause of death.

    Uncle Frank was 77.





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Rarely ever see JKL but Uncle Frank was hilarious on the red carpet bits.



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