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      Don Rickles

      Don Rickles

      Highest Rated: 100% Toy Story (1995)

      Lowest Rated: 14% Dirty Work (1998)

      Birthday: May 8, 1926

      Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

      The Merchant of Venom. The Master of Insults. Mr. Warmth. These were just a few of the labels given to actor and comedian Don Rickles, who in the course of a decades-long career on stage, film and television came to define the tone and persona of the insult comic. But despite his withering barrage of put-downs, Rickles remained a favorite of celebrities and audiences alike, thanks to both an unflaggingly quick wit and a genuine affection for his targets. Those qualities where always on display in one form or another, but never so hilariously than when he was a regular fixture on the celebrity roast circuit in the 1960s and 1970s. Meanwhile, Rickles went from the comic stage to film with roles in "The Rat Race" (1960) and "Muscle Beach Party" (1964), and later had a co-starring turn as a hustling supply sergeant in "Kelly's Heroes" (1970). While largely absent from the big screen over the next two decades in order to focus on television, which included numerous appearances on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (NBC, 1962-1992), Rickles made something of a comeback with a high profile role in "Casino" (1995) while voicing Mr. Potato Head in the "Toy Story" franchise. In the next century, he remained active in stand-up comedy and was the subject of the documentary "Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project" (HBO, 2007), which went behind the scenes to reveal Rickles as an engaging personality who was indeed filled with warmth, humor and humanity. That love for the comic, from fans and peers (such as lifelong best friend Bob Newhart) alike, came through when news broke of his death at the age of 90 on April 6, 2017.

      Highest rated movies

      Run Silent, Run Deep
      The Man With the X-Ray Eyes
      Casino
      Kelly's Heroes
      Beach Blanket Bingo
      Enter Laughing
      Bikini Beach
      Innocent Blood

      Photos

      THE RAT RACE, Don Rickles, Debbie Reynolds, 1960 WHERE IT'S AT, Don Rickles, 1969 KELLY'S HEROES, Don Rickles, Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, 1970, soldiers and tank THE RAT RACE, Don Rickles, Debbie Reynolds, 1960 CASINO, Sharon Stone, Don Rickles, Robert De Niro, Charlie Stiener, 1995 KELLY'S HEROES, Don rickles, Clint Eastwood, 1970 KELLY'S HEROES, Don Rickles, Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, 1970 ENTER LAUGHING, front to back: Nancy Kovack, Don Rickles, Reni Santori, 1967 Inside Comedy, Don Rickles (L), David Steinberg (R), 'Episode 101: Jerry Seinfeld/ Don Rickles', Season 1, Ep. #1, 01/26/2011, ©SHO WHERE IT'S AT, Don Rickles, 1969 DIRTY WORK, Kevin P. Farley, Norm MacDonald, Artie Lange, Don Rickles, 1998, © Universal BIKINI BEACH, Don Rickles, 1964 KELLY'S HEROES, Clint Eastwood, Don Rickles, 1970 The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Don Rickles (L), Jay Leno (R), 'Season', ©NBC The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, from left: Don Rickles, Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley, Jay Leno, 'Season', ©NBC The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Don Rickles (L), Jay Leno (R), 'Season', ©NBC The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Don Rickles, 'Season', ©NBC The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Don Rickles (L), Jay Leno (R), 'Season', ©NBC The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Don Rickles (L), Jay Leno (R), 'Season', ©NBC Grandfathered, Don Rickles (L), John Stamos (C), Deion Sanders (R), 'Pilot', Season 1, Ep. #1, 09/29/2015, ©FOX

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      97% 94% Toy Story 4 Mr. Potato Head (Voice) $434.0M 2019
      No Score Yet 77% Partysaurus Rex Mr. Potato Head (Voice) - 2012
      14% 41% Zookeeper Frog (Voice) $80.4M 2011
      98% 90% Toy Story 3 Mr. Potato Head (Voice) $415.0M 2010
      80% 79% Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Unknown (Voice) - 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Merv Griffin Show - 40 of the Most Interesting People of Our Time Self - 2006
      No Score Yet 86% The Wool Cap Ira (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 75% Goodnight, We Love You: The Life and Legend of Phyllis Diller Unknown (Character) - 2004
      100% 87% Toy Story 2 Mr. Potato Head (Voice) $245.9M 1999
      43% 60% Quest for Camelot Cornwall (Voice) $22.7M 1998
      No Score Yet 24% Dennis the Menace Strikes Again George Wilson (Character) - 1998
      14% 66% Dirty Work Mr. Hamilton (Character) $10.0M 1998
      100% 92% Toy Story Mr. Potato Head (Voice) $31.3M 1995
      78% 93% Casino Billy Sherbert (Character) $42.4M 1995
      36% 45% Innocent Blood Emmanuel "Manny" Bergman (Character) $4.2M 1992
      No Score Yet 33% Keaton's Cop Jake (Character) - 1990
      78% 88% Kelly's Heroes SSgt. Crapgame (Character) - 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Where It's At Willie (Character) - 1969
      50% 38% Enter Laughing Harry Hamburger (Character) - 1967
      73% 52% Beach Blanket Bingo Big Drop (Character) - 1965
      No Score Yet 39% Muscle Beach Party Jack Fanny (Character) - 1964
      40% 40% Bikini Beach Big Drag (Character) - 1964
      88% 67% The Man With the X-Ray Eyes Crane (Character) - 1963
      No Score Yet 58% The Rat Race Nellie (Character) - 1960
      100% 79% Run Silent, Run Deep Quartermaster 1st Class Ruby (Character) - 1958

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 36% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2008-2012 2014-2016
      No Score Yet 44% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2015-2016
      71% 59% Grandfathered Himself (Guest Star) 2015
      100% 90% Late Show With David Letterman Guest 2014-2015
      No Score Yet 100% The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Guest 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Larry King Now Guest 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dateline NBC Guest 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2013
      No Score Yet 87% Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Guest 2013
      No Score Yet 89% Hot in Cleveland Bobby (Guest Star) 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bonnie Hunt Show Guest 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Conan O'Brien Guest 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2007-2008
      84% 72% The Unit Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bernie Mac Show Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murphy Brown Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      60% No Score Yet Muppets Tonight Guest 1997
      7% No Score Yet Daddy Dearest Al Mitchell (Character) 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Harold Schwan (Guest Star) 1991
      82% 99% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Newhart Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
      No Score Yet 58% Saturday Night Live Host 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gimme a Break Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      66% No Score Yet Archie Bunker's Place Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet CPO Sharkey C.P.O. Otto Sharkey (Character) 1976-1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Guest 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Carol Burnett Show Guest 1968 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mothers-in-Law Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
      No Score Yet 79% Get Smart Unknown (Guest Star) 1968-1969
      No Score Yet 54% I Dream of Jeannie Francis N. Kiski (Guest Star) 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet I Spy Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
      90% 69% Gilligan's Island Norbett Wiley (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet 100% The Wild, Wild West Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet F Troop Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet 100% The Andy Griffith Show Newton Monroe (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Sgt. Mason (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      83% 90% The Munsters Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Burke's Law Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dick Van Dyke Show Lyle Delp (Guest Star) 1964
      100% 94% The Addams Family Claude (Guest Star) 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Joe Carder (Guest Star) 1961
      92% 96% The Twilight Zone Bettor (Character) 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thin Man Eddie (Guest Star) 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Stage 7 Announcer (Character) 1955