One of the most legendary, iconic and influential comedians in history, Don Rickles, has died.
According to sources, Don died Thursday morning of kidney failure. He passed away at his home in Los Angeles with his wife, Barbara, was by his side.
Don became famous for his appearances on “The Tonight Show” and “The Dean Martin Show.”
Rickles and Frank Sinatra regularly worked together throughout many years.
Getting roasted by Rickles was a brutal badge of honor.If you don’t recall…Rickles was the best insult comic ever, and was a became known for roasting celebs at ‘The Friar’s Club.’
Here are a few facts that some may not know about the legend:
Don had his own TV show, “The Don Rickles Show,” on ABC.
He played voice of Mr. Potato Head in the ‘Toy Story’ movies.
He also was a regular on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” “The Addams Family” and “Gilligan’s Island.”
Don was 90 years old.
RIP, beautiful soul!!