Legendary comedian Don Rickles passes away at 90

Don Rickles, the American comedian and actor has sadly passed away at the age of 90. Rickles died at home in Los Angeles from kidney failure, according to his longtime publicist Paul Shefrin.

Rickles got his start in nightclubs before making his film debut in Run Silent Run Deep in 1958. He then went on to star in the likes of X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, Bikini Beach, Enter Laughing, and Kelly’s Heroes. He also appeared regularly on Dean Martin’s Celebrity Roasts from 1973 until 1984, and even had his own TV series Cpo Sharkey, which ran for two years from 1976.

He was more recently known for his work on Martin Scorsese’s Casino in 1995 as casino worker Billy Sherbert, and of course as Mr. Potato Head in the Toy Story movies, a role he was set to reprise in the planned fourth film in the series.

He is survived by Barbara,
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