Don Rickles’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

April 6, 2017

Age of Death

90 years

Cause of Death

Kidney Failure



The comedian Don Rickles died at the age of 90 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary insult comedian who was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and a fixture on The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast specials. He also voiced Mr. Potato Head in the three Toy Story films.

He had two children with his wife of over 45 years, Barbara. His son Larry produced the 2007 Emmy Award-winning HBO documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.



“Struggling is hard because you never know what’s at the end of the tunnel.” (Don Rickles)


“Famous people are deceptive. Deep down, they’re just regular people. Like Larry King. We’ve been friends for forty years. He’s one of the few guys I know who’s really famous. One minute he’s talking to the president on his cell phone, and then the next minute he’s saying to me, ‘Do you think we ought to give the waiter another dollar?'” (Don Rickles)


“Sometimes, I knew generally what I was going to do, but I’ve never written anything down. Call it a sixth sense: the lines just come.” (Don Rickles)


“Whatever you do to gain success, you have to hang in there and hope good things happen. Always think positive.” (Don Rickles)


“If I have learned anything, it is to keep my wife happy by sending her lavish gifts. Other men can learn from my success and send their wives and girlfriends fresh flowers for birthdays, anniversaries, and of course, Valentine’s Day.” (Don Rickles)