Francis "Frank" Potenza (born November 11, 1933 – August 23, 2011) was an American retired police officer for the New York City Police Department and former security guard. He later became a television actor and comic relief for Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He appeared as Jimmy Kimmel's real-life Uncle Frank on the show from 2003 to 2011.
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- "Passings: Frank Potenza, John Howard Davies, Jack Layton". Los Angeles Times. 2011-08-24. http://articles.latimes.com/2011/aug/24/local/la-me-passings-20110824. Retrieved 2011-09-01.
- Dillon, Nancy (2011-08-23). "Frank Potenza, 'Uncle Frank' on nephew Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show, dead at 77". New York Daily News. http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-08-23/entertainment/29939634_1_abc-s-jimmy-kimmel-live-frank-sinatra-nephew. Retrieved 2011-09-01.
- Carter, Bill (2011-08-26). "Frank Potenza, Foil for Kimmel, Is Dead at 77". New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/26/arts/television/frank-potenza-foil-for-nephew-jimmy-kimmel-dies-at-77.html. Retrieved 2011-09-01.