Poncie Ponce nickname(s):

Poncie Ponce

Poncie Ponce date of birth:

April 10, 1933

How old was Poncie Ponce when died?

80

Where was Poncie Ponce born?

Maui, Hawaii

When did Poncie Ponce die?

July 19, 2013

What is Poncie Ponce nationality?

American

What is Poncie Ponce's occupation?

Live performer, Vocalist, Actor, Musician, Stand-Up Comedian, Impressionist

What instruments does Poncie Ponce play?

Ukulele, Trumpet, Bongos

Short Biography

Poncie Ponce (born Ponciano Hernandez; April 10, 1933 – July 19, 2013) was an American actor, musician and stand-up comedian. Born in Maui, Hawaii, he moved to Los Angeles, where from 1959–1963 he played the role of cab driver Kazuo Kim in the Warner Bros. detective series Hawaiian Eye, on the American Broadcasting Company television network. In 1961, Ponce was at the forefront of a growing national interest in martial arts when he opened a karate studio in North Hollywood.