R.I.P. Don Rickles

Famed insult comedian and honorary Rat Pack member Don Rickles has died at the age of 90. Rickles passed away Thursday morning at his home in Los Angeles from kidney failure according to his longtime publicist Paul Shefrin.

Along with a long career doing nightclub performances, Rickles appeared in numerous films and guest starred on many series. His more notable film works include “Casino,” “Run Silent, Run Deep,” “The Rat Race,” “Kelly’s Heroes,” “Quest for Camelot,” “Enter Laughing,” “Muscle Beach Party,” “X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes” and the voice of Mr. Potato Head in the “Toy Story” films.

On TV he guested on numerous late night talk shows along with spots on series like “I Spy,” “The Munsters,” “The Wild Wild West,” “The Beverly Hillbillies,” “Gilligan’s Iland,” “Get Smart,” “The Addams Family,” “Hunter,” “F Troop,” “Sanford and Son,” “Newhart,” “Tales from the Crypt,” “Gomer Pyle USMC,” “The Larry Sanders Show,” “The Single Guy,” “The Twlight Zone,” “The Unit,” “Murphy Brown” and “Hot in Cleveland”.

Rickles also took to the stage in the L.A. production of Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” and toured with various live shows. Rickles is survived by his wife of 52 years, two children and two grandchildren.