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Legendary insult comedian who was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and a fixture on The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast specials. He also voiced Mr. Potato Head in the three Toy Story films.
He had two children with his wife of over 45 years, Barbara. His son Larry produced the 2007 Emmy Award-winning HBO documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.
How did Don Rickles die?
Don Rickles' death was caused by Kidney Failure.
|Cause of death||Kidney Failure|
|Age of death||90 years|
|Birthday||May 8, 1926|
|Death date||April 6, 2017|
|Place of death||Beverly Hills, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries, Los Angeles, California, United States|
I don’t drink much anymore, but when I traveled with Frank Sinatra, God rest his soul, I used to drink like I could do it. He made it a test. In Vegas, the Rat Pack, which I was a little part of, drank all night and slept most of the day. Then, about 5 o’clock, we’d meet in the hotel steam room, lock the door, and steam our brains out.Don Rickles
Some people call me a legend and the last of the greats, and I appreciate it.Don Rickles
An insult is mean or unkind. Milton Berle called me the Sultan of Insult, and I was called the King of Insult. But the guy that gave me the best title – and I use it to this day – was Johnny Carson. He called me Mr. Warmth.Don Rickles
One thing a comedian does, when you step on the stage, you’re selling yourself, and certainly I don’t think the whole world can love you. But if you can get the majority on your side, you’re really in business.Don Rickles
The old days were the old days. And they were great days. But now is now.Don Rickles