Legendary Comedian Don Rickles Dies at 90

Don Rickles, one of the most legendary comics in history, has died.

According to his rep, Rickles died Thursday morning of kidney failure at his home in Los Angeles, (via CBS News.)

Rickles career kicked off when he got a huge boost by making regular appearances on “The Tonight Show” and “The Dean Martin Show” back in the 60’s.

He was considered one of the best insult comic ever and was one of the best at roasting celebrities.

Rickles was a mainstay on such shows at “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” “The Addams Family” and “Gilligan’s Island.” He was also the voice of Mr. Potato Head in the “Toy Story” movies.

More from Anthony Donatelli
Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Listen Live