Stunt Memorial: Endoso, Kenny (RIP)

Kenny Endoso

Born: 1940

Passed: 2010

Stuntman and bit player Kenny Endoso was born on July 22, 1940 in Hilo, Big Island, Hawaii. Endoso grew up in a small town on the island of Hawaii. Kenny first started performing stunts in films in 1967. Moreover, Endoso also appeared in a handful of movies and TV shows in which he was often cast as a bad guy. In addition, Kenny not only was an avid golfer and a lover of classic cars (his favorite automobile was a red 1967 convertible Camaro), but also coached his son's baseball team and participated in Indian Princess/Charity League activities with his two daughters. Endoso died at age 70 following a six year battle with cancer on August 10, 2010 in Burbank, California. He was survived by his wife and sweetheart of 44 years, Laureen; son Michael and daughters Kathy and Carlisa; brother George and sisters Pearl and Shirley; and grandchildren Nick, JJ, Kristin, and Lilah.

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