Obituary of Don Rickles


Don Rickles

Don Rickles (born on 8 May, 1926) was a Comedian who was best known for being an "insult comic". Don died quietly on April 6th, 2017 and his death was because of kidney failure. He was 90 years old.

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Don Rickles Biography Wiki:

    • Full Name: Rickles, Don
    • Common Name: Don Rickles
    • Birth Name: Donald Jay Rickles
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
    • Birth Date: May 08, 1926
    • Age: 90 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Mr. Warmth, The Merchant of Venom, Glass Head, Donald Rickles
    • Category/Genre: Comedian

    • Dead or Alive?: Dead
    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Barbara Rickles (wife, married 14 March 1965-2017, his death)
    • Father: Max Rickles
    • Mother: Etta (née Feldman) Rickles
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Mindy Mann (daughter, née Rickles)
      • Larry Rickles (son)

Death Notice:

  • Date: April 06, 2017
  • Place: Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Kidney failure
  • Interment: Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery.

Claim to Fame:

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Quotable Quotes:


"All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?"

"We allow no geniuses around our Studio."

"Is he dead or alive? According to our records, Mr. Rickles is Dead."

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