Legendary Insult Comic Don Rickles Dies At 90

Don Rickles, the comedian sarcastically known as "Mr. Warmth" for his vicious insults, died of kidney failure at 90.
Posted at 3:06 PM, Apr 06, 2017

Actor and comedian Don Rickles has died. He was 90 years old.

His publicist confirmed the legendary insult comic died of kidney failure.

Rickles became known to younger generations for voicing the role of Mr. Potato Head in Disney's animated "Toy Story" film franchise. 

But he started off his career as a stand-up comedian. He was known for mercilessly mocking the audience, earning him the sarcastic nickname "Mr. Warmth."

Rickles became a household name after he first appeared on "The Tonight Show" in 1965. He became a fixture on the late-night show, making more than 100 appearances. 

Rickles leaves behind his wife and daughter.