Comedian Don Rickles dead at 90

Comedian Don Rickles died Thursday morning.  TMZ is reporting that he died as a result of kidney failure.

The legendary comedian's career spanned six decades. Rickles was an honorary member of the Rat Pack and widely known for his celebrity roast guest appearances where he loved to deliver insults.

He spent much of his career performing in nightclubs in Las Vegas, but also found roles later in life. Rickles was the voice of Mr. Potato Head in the "Toy Story" films.  He was also a regular guest on late night talk shows, including the Late Show with David Letterman.

Rickles would have turned 91 on May 8.

 


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