Don Rickles

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Donald Jay Rickles was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author, known especially for his insult comedy. His film roles included Run Silent, Run Deep (1958) with Clark Gable and Kelly's Heroes (1970) with Clint Eastwood, and beginning in 1976 he enjoyed a two-year run starring in the NBC television sitcom C.P.O. read more

Donald Jay Rickles was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author, known especially for his insult comedy. His film roles included Run Silent, Run Deep (1958) with Clark Gable and Kelly's Heroes (1970) with Clint Eastwood, and beginning in 1976 he enjoyed a two-year run starring in the NBC television sitcom C.P.O. Sharkey. A headline performer at Las Vegas hotel-casinos and peripheral member of the Rat Pack via friendship with Frank Sinatra, Rickles received widespread exposure as a frequent guest on talk and variety shows, including The Dean Martin Show, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Late Show with David Letterman, and later voicing Mr. Potato Head in the Toy Story franchise. He won a Primetime Emmy Award for the 2007 documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.

Birth Name

Donald Jay Rickles

Born

Saturday, 08 May 1926

Died

Thursday, 06 April 2017

Actor Filmography

Toy Story 4 Mr. Potato Head (voice) / Mr. Potato Head 2019
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage) 2017
The History of Comedy Self (archive footage) 2017
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come Himself 2016
Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing Himself 2016
The Eighties Himself (archive footage) 2016
Robert Klein Still Can't Stop His Leg Himself 2016
Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond Himself - Mr. Potato Head 2015
Grandfathered Himself 2015
Toy Story That Time Forgot Mr. Potato Head 2014
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Toy Story 4 Mr. Potato Head (voice) / Mr. Potato Head 2019
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage) 2017
The History of Comedy Self (archive footage) 2017
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come Himself 2016
Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing Himself 2016
The Eighties Himself (archive footage) 2016
Robert Klein Still Can't Stop His Leg Himself 2016
Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond Himself - Mr. Potato Head 2015
Grandfathered Himself 2015
Toy Story That Time Forgot Mr. Potato Head 2014
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Single Shot Himself 2014
Don Rickles: One Night Only Himself - Honoree 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014
The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall Himself (archive footage) 2013
Toy Story of Terror Mr. Potato Head (voice) 2013
The Big Interview with Dan Rather Self 2013
Toy Story Toons: Partysaurus Rex Mr. Potato Head (voice) 2012
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Self 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Inside Comedy Himself 2012
Toy Story Toons: Small Fry Mr. Potato Head (voice) 2011
Zookeeper Frog (voice) 2011
Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation Mr. Potato Head 2011
The Talk Self - Guest 2010
Toy Story 3 Mr. Potato Head 2010
Hot in Cleveland Bobby 2010
The Battle for Late Night Himself 2010
Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work Himself 2010
Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget Himself (archive footage) 2008
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Mr. Potato Head - (voice) (also archive footage) 2007
Phyllis Diller: Not Just Another Pretty Face Himself (archive footage) 2007
Access Hollywood Himself (archive footage) 2006
The Unit Don Rickles / Priest 2006
... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Himself (archive footage) 2005
The Aristocrats Himself 2005
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Himself 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
The Wool Cap Ira 2004
Goodnight, We Love You Himself 2004
Lord Stanley's Cup: Hockey's Ultimate Prize Himself (archive footage) 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest, Himself 2003
The Bernie Mac Show Don Rickles 2001
The Story Behind 'Toy Story' Himself 1999
Toy Story 2 Mr. Potato Head 1999
The Martin Short Show Himself - Guest 1999
Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! George Wilson 1998
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's Himself 1998
Dirty Work Hamilton 1998
Quest for Camelot Cornwall (voice) 1998
The Wonderful World of Disney Mr. Potato Head (voice) 1997
Redux Riding Hood The Boss 1997
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself - Guest 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Muppets Tonight Himself 1996
Toy Story Mr. Potato Head 1995
Casino Billy Sherbert 1995
The Single Guy Dr. Dick Sloan, Sam's Father 1995
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage) 1994
Dennis Miller Live Himself - Guest, Himself 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Daddy Dearest Al Mitchell 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest, Himself 1993
Innocent Blood Emmanuel 'Manny' Bergman 1992
American Justice Himself (archive footage) 1992
The Larry Sanders Show Don Rickles 1992
Dateline NBC Himself - Guest 1992
The Horror Hall of Fame II Himself 1991
Keaton's Cop Jake 1990
Tales from the Crypt Mr. Ingels, Ventriloquist 1989
Murphy Brown Leonard, Secretary #90 1988
American Masters Himself (also archive footage), Himself (archive footage), Himself 1986
Hunter Harold Schwan 1984
Foul-Ups, Bleeps & Blunders Himself - Host 1984
Star Search Introducer 1983
Newhart Don Prince 1982
Gimme a Break! Max 1981
Entertainment Tonight Himself (archive footage) 1981
For the Love of It Jim Joy 1980
The Big Show Himself - Host 1980
Archie Bunker's Place Al Snyder 1979
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: George Burns Himself 1978
The Comedy Shop Himself 1978
CPO Sharkey C.P.O. Otto Sharkey 1976
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host / Various 1975
The Bobby Vinton Show Himself 1975
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Telly Savalas Himself 1974
Dinah! Himself - Guest 1974
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Himself 1974
NBC Follies Himself 1973
The Vin Scully Show Himself 1973
The Julie Andrews Hour Himself 1972
The New Bill Cosby Show Himself 1972
The Don Rickles Show Don Robinson 1972
Sanford and Son Fight Announcer 1972
Stand Up and Cheer Himself 1971
The Love Machine Announcer (uncredited) 1971
Flip Himself 1970
Kelly's Heroes Crapgame 1970
Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour Mr. Cragin 1970
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest 1969
Where It's At Willie 1969
Medical Center 1969
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Himself 1969
Playboy After Dark Himself 1969
The Jim Nabors Hour Himself 1968
The Don Rickles Show Himself - Host 1968
The Joan Rivers Show Himself - Guest 1968
It's Happening Himself 1968
Operation: Entertainment Himself - Host 1968
The Money Jungle Harry Darkwater 1967
The Jerry Lewis Show Himself 1967
The Danny Thomas Hour Himself 1967
The Carol Burnett Show Himself, Himself (archive footage) 1967
The Mothers-in-Law Don Rickles 1967
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself - Guest Performer, Himself 1967
Las Vegas Himself 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself, Himself - Host 1967
Enter Laughing Harry Hamburger 1967
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Himself 1967
Dream Girl of '67 Himself - Bachelor Judge 1966
Get Smart Sid Krimm 1965
I Dream of Jeannie Francis N. Kiski 1965
The Wild Wild West Asmodeus 1965
The Dean Martin Show Himself, Himself - Honoree 1965
I Spy Frank Bodie 1965
Run for Your Life Leo Mazinov, Willy Hatch 1965
F Troop Bald Eagle 1965
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) Himself - Center Square, Himself - Panelist 1965
Beach Blanket Bingo Big Drop 1965
Pajama Party Big Bang The Martian 1964
That Regis Philbin Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself 1964
Gilligan's Island Norbett Wiley 1964
Gomer Pyle: USMC Sgt. Mason 1964
The Munsters 'Doc' Happy Havemeyer 1964
The Addams Family Claude 1964
Bikini Beach Big Drag 1964
Muscle Beach Party Jack Fanny 1964
The Hollywood Palace Himself - Host, Himself 1964
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Himself, Linny 1963
Burke's Law Frank Cross, Lou Kronkeit, Swifty Piedmont 1963
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes Crane 1963
Here's Edie Himself 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself - Guest Host, Himself 1962
The Lucy Show Eddie Rickles 1962
The Beverly Hillbillies Fred 1962
The Tonight Show Himself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Comedian 1961
The Dick Van Dyke Show Lyle Delp 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre Newscaster 1961
Cain's Hundred Dave Malloy 1961
The Andy Griffith Show Newton Monroe 1960
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
The Rat Race Nellie 1960
The Twilight Zone Bettor 1959
Hennesey Chief Petty Officer Ernie Schmidt 1959
The DuPont Show with June Allyson Announcer, Newscaster, Reporter, TV Announcer 1959
The Rabbit Trap Mike O'Halloran 1959
The Kraft Music Hall Himself, Himself - Host, Himself - Co-Host 1958
Run Silent Run Deep Quartermaster 1st Class Ruby 1958
The Eddie Fisher Show Himself 1957
The Thin Man Eddie the Cabbie 1957
M Squad (scenes deleted) 1957
Wagon Train Joe Carder 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Stage 7 Announcer 1955
Cavalcade of America Commentator 1952
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself - Audience Bow, Himself - Comedian 1948
2008 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Won
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