Don Rickles

Don Rickles

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Don Rickles was born on May 08, 1926 in USA. Don Rickles's big-screen debut came with Run Silent Run Deep directed by Robert Wise in 1958, strarring Quartermaster 1st Class Ruby. Don Rickles is known for Toy Story That Time Forgot directed by Steve Purcell, Tom Hanks stars as Woody and Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear. Don Rickles has got 3 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Don Rickles achieved is TV Land Awards. The upcoming new movie Don Rickles plays is Toy Story That Time Forgot which will be released on Dec 02, 2014.

Donald Jay Rickles was born May 8, 1926 in New York. Following the Golden Era of Hollywood, he remained active until early 2017. He got his start in night clubs, toiling for over 20 years, until 1958, when he made his film debut in L'odyssée du sous-marin Nerka (1958). The movie was a big hit. Afterward, Rickles continued acting, starring in films like L'horrible cas du docteur X (1963), Bikini Beach (1964), Enter Laughing (1967), and De l'or pour les braves (1970). In 1973, Don became a regular on Dean Martin's Celebrity Roasts.From 1973-84, he appeared frequently on Dean's show, paying tribute to some of his friends, like Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, and was even the roast master on the roast for Dean Martin himself. In 1976, he had his own TV series CPO Sharkey (1976), which enjoyed a two year run. After 1984, he slowed down, appearing in a few minor film roles. In 1995, he made a comeback, appearing with Tom Hanks and Tim Allen in Toy Story (1995) in the role of the grouchy Mr. Potato Head. In 1999, he returned as Mr. Potato Head in Toy Story 2 (1999). He died on April 6, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, aged 90. He is interred at Mount Sinai Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California, in the Courts of Tanach.

  • Birthday

    May 08, 1926
  • Place of Birth

    Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City, New York, USA

Known For


3 wins & 3 nominations

TV Land Awards
Winner - Legend Award
Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
Winner - Primetime Emmy
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007)
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Movies & TV Shows

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