Uncle Frank from Jimmy Kimmel Live and actually Kimmel's uncle died earlier this morning. He was 77 years old.
Frank, who was a police officer for 20 years before joining the Kimmel cast, has been a comedic staple on the show for 8 years.
Jimmy Kimmel tweeted this within the past hour:
"thank you for your kind words about a very kind man - my Uncle Frank - who passed away this morning."
Our condolences to Kimmel and Uncle Frank's ex-wife and family.-Dr.FB
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