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Don Rickles, legendary comic and 'King of Insults', passes away at 90

Legendary Insult Comic Don Rickles Whose Career Spanned Six Decades Has Passed Away At 90

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 07 Apr 2017, 08:27:53 AM
Don Rickles

New Delhi:

Legendary insult comic Don Rickles whose career spanned six decades has passed away at 90.

The legend died Thursday morning at home in Los Angeles from kidney failure.

Fans and followers plunged into grief after his long time publicist Paul Sefrin confirmed the news of his death.

Also known as 'Mr. Warmth' the Abrasive comic has also been the honorary Rat Pack member and celebrity roast guest.

Though he tried his hands in the era of films and television, Rickles' mainstay was always night-club performances.The phenomenal has also been seen in Las Vegas and elsewhere into his late 80s.

Don achieved much success as the voice of Mr. Potato Head in the 'Toy Story' films, which used to do rounds in box office and popped up frequently on latenight talkshows.

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90 years old Rickles breathed his last just a month before his 91st birth anniversary which is on May 8, 2017.

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First Published : 07 Apr 2017, 08:09:00 AM