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COMEDIAN DON RICKLES DEAD AT 90

April 6, 2017

 

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Legendary comedian Don Rickles passed away on Thursday. He was 90.

A rep for the iconic funnyman confirmed he died from kidney failure at his Los Angeles home.

Rickles was known as an insult comedian and garnered fame from his guest appearances on The Tonight Show and Late Night with David Letterman.

In 2008, he won an Emmy for his HBO doc Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.

The New York native also voiced Mr. Potato Head in the blockbuster Toy Story franchise, including the upcoming sequel Toy Story 4, due out this summer.

Rickles is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara, daughter Mindy Mann and two grandchildren.

 

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