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Don Rickles

Mostly Credited As: Don Rickles
Birth Name: Donald Jay Rickles
Date Of Birth: May 08, 1926 (Age 88)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)

Don Rickles



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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Toy Story OF TERROR! (2013)As: Mr. Potato Head -- [Voice]
Daddy Dearest (1993)As: Al Mitchell
Foul-Ups, Bleeps and Blunders (1984)As: Himself (Co-Host)
C.P.O. Sharkey (1976)As: C.P.O. Otto Sharkey
The Don Rickles Show (1972) (1972)As: Don Robinson
The Don Rickles Show (1968) (1968)As: Himself
Episode Cast Credits 

Just For Laughs (1984) 
  Don Rickles 31x07: (Dec/16/2014) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Don Rickles, Kevin Harvick, Chase Rice 12x228: (Dec/01/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Emily Deschanel, Beck 12x125: (Apr/22/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Amanda de Cadenet, Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem featuring Travis Barker 09x223: (Mar/21/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Maurice Greene, The Game 06x114: (Aug/26/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Jim Sturgess, Black Tide 06x47: (Mar/27/2008) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Nick and Aaron Carter, The Hold Steady 04x165: (Nov/10/2006) As Himself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Don Rickles, Eiza Gonzalez, Daniel Sloss 11x22: (Sep/30/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Beth Behrs, Shadoe Stevens as the voice of Geoff 07x197: (Nov/18/2011) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings 05x136: (Aug/07/2009) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Joanna Garcia 04x198: (Dec/16/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Joe Mantegna 04x37: (Feb/21/2008) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Ali Wentworth, Marty Stuart 03x94: (Jun/11/2007) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Ivana Milicevic, Aimee Mann 02x04: (Jan/05/2006) As Himself 
  Missy 'Misdemeanor' Elliott, Judith Owen, Don Rickles 01x42: (Mar/02/2005) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Don Rickles, Carmen Lynch, the Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger 21x127: (May/02/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Nick Cannon, a Top Ten List presented by U.S. Open golf champion Justin Rose, Tom Keifer 20x150: (Jun/18/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Carrie Underwood 19x127: (Apr/30/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Eva Longoria 18x115: (Apr/06/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Piedmont Bird Callers, John Prine with Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket 17x151: (May/26/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Amy Brenneman, Alicia Keys 16x40: (Nov/11/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Denzel Washington, Don Rickles 15x44: (Jan/15/2008) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Michael Imperioli, Wilco, a Top Ten List presented by Masi Oka 14x146: (May/15/2007) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Jane Clayson 07x41: (Nov/09/1999) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Matt Drudge, Cherry Poppin' Daddies 05x179: (Jul/13/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Mimi Rogers, Steve Miller 05x120: (Mar/31/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Heather Graham, Lou Reed 05x46: (Nov/14/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Brendan Fraser, En Vogue 04x184: (Jul/14/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Joe Torre, Don Rickles, The Heads 04x36: (Oct/28/1996) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jack Hanna, Tammy Faye Messner, Aimee Mann 03x94: (Feb/05/1996) As Himself (cameo) 
  Don Rickles, Mary Stuart Masterson, Joe Ely & Todd Snider 03x86: (Jan/24/1996) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Show #0361 02x142: (Apr/18/1995) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Jeff Stearns, Liz Phair 01x141: (Apr/18/1994) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Tracey Ullman, Johnny Cash 01x29: (Oct/07/1993) As Himself 

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (2012) 
  You'll Never Play the Copa 02x04: (Jul/04/2013) As Himself 

Inside Comedy (2012) 
  Jerry Seinfeld / Don Rickles 01x01: (Jan/26/2012) As Himself 

Hot In Cleveland (2010) 
  Elka's Choice 03x01: (Nov/30/2011) As Bobby 
  Elka's Wedding 02x22: (Aug/31/2011) As Bobby 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Don Rickles, Bristol Palin, Colbie Caillat 19x118: (Jul/14/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Dwyane Wade, KISS 18x89: (Jul/19/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Ernie Johnson, Jewel 16x140: (Jun/17/2008) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Josh Flitter, Dashboard Confessional 15x168: (Jun/07/2007) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Bobby Flay, Tracy Bonham 13x178: (Jun/23/2005) As Himself 
  Tribute To Johnny Carson 13x80: (Jan/24/2005) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Eddie Izzard, Enrique Iglesias 11x106: (Nov/26/2002) As Himself 

Larry King Live (1985) 
  Joan Rivers 25x??: (Jun/24/2010) Voiced  Himself (On Phone) 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Daniel Craig, Don Rickles 28x39: (Oct/29/2009) As Himself 
  Anne Hathaway, Kevin James, David Cook, Don Rickles 27x120: (Feb/13/2009) As Himself 
  Season 19, Episode 359 27x54: (Nov/13/2008) As Himself 
  Season 18, Episode 280 25x215: (Jun/29/2007) As Himself 
  Don Rickles, Rebecca Romijn 25x183: (May/16/2007) As Himself 

Comedy Central Roast (2003) 
  Roast of Joan Rivers 01x08: (Aug/09/2009) As Himself (Roaster) 
  Roast of Bob Saget 01x06: (Aug/16/2008) As Himself (Roaster) 

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005) 
  Maggie's Bucket List 05x05: (Jul/06/2009) As Himself 

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008) (2008) 
  Don Rickles, Niecy Nash 01x97: (Feb/03/2009) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Don Rickles, John Leguizamo, Erran Baron Cohen 16x52: (Dec/12/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Don Rickles 13x159: (Dec/10/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Don Rickles 12x67: (May/16/2007) As Himself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Clotilde Dusoulier, Don Rickles, Marlo Thomas; 56x182: (May/15/2007) As Himself 

The Unit (2006) (2006) 
  Sub-Conscious 02x13: (Feb/06/2007) As Himself 

American Masters (1986) 
  Bob Newhart: Unbuttoned 18x04: (Jul/20/2005) As Himself 

The Early Show (1999) 
  Mireille Giuliano 06x106: (Jan/24/2005) As Himself 

The Bernie Mac Show (2001) 
  The Sweet Life 02x09: (Dec/11/2002) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Season 1, Episode 167 01x167: (Mar/31/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Muppets Tonight (1996) 
  Coolio, Don Rickles 02x05: (Oct/19/1997) As Himself 

Hunter (1984) (1984) 
  Ex Marks the Spot 07x21: (Apr/05/1991) As Harold Schwan 

Tales from the Crypt (1989) 
  The Ventriloquist's Dummy 02x10: (Jun/05/1990) As Mr. Ingles 

Newhart (1982) 
  The Nice Man Cometh 07x14: (Mar/13/1989) As Don Prince 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Don Rickles/Billy Idol 09x11: (Jan/28/1984) As Himself (Host) 

Gimme a Break! (1981) 
  Nell and the Kid 02x21: (Apr/28/1983) As Max, [Special Guest Stars]

Archie Bunker's Place (1979) 
  Death of a Lodger 03x27: (May/09/1982) As Al Snyder, [Special Guest Stars]

The Big Show (1980) 
  Debby Boone / Nell Carter / Steve Lawrence / Don Rickles / Shields & Yarnell / Betty White 01x05: (Apr/08/1980) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Medical Center (US) (1969) 
  The Happy State of Depression 07x23: (Mar/08/1976) As Unknown 

Dean Martin Celebrity Roast (1973) 
  Michael Landon 01x31: (May/15/1975) As Himself 
  Sammy Davis Jr. 01x30: (Apr/24/1975) As Himself 
  Don Rickles 01x17: (Feb/07/1974) As Himself 

Sanford and Son (1972) 
  Once a Thief 04x15: (Dec/27/1974) Voiced  Fight Announcer 

The Dean Martin Show (1965) 
  Don Rickles (celebrity roast) 09x17: (Feb/07/1974) As Himself 
  Buddy Hackett / Jeannine Burnier / Don Rickles / Laurie Ichino 07x28: (Apr/13/1972) As Himself 
  Lena Horne / Andrews Sisters / Don Rickles 03x12: (Nov/30/1967) As Himself 
  Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Don Rickles, Petula Clark, Flip Wilson 03x03: (Sep/28/1967) As Himself 

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1968) 
  Episode #136 06x20: (Feb/12/1973) As Himself 
  Episode #131 06x15: (Jan/08/1973) As Himself 
  Episode #68 04x02: (Sep/21/1970) As Himself 
  Episode #32 02x18: (Feb/03/1969) As Himself 

The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1969) 
  Burl Ives, Anne Murray, Don Rickles 03x24: (Mar/21/1971) As Himself 

The Flip Wilson Show (1970) 
  Don Rickles, Leslie Uggams, Ray Charles 01x22: (Feb/25/1971) As Himself 

The Carol Burnett Show (1967) (1967) 
  with Mel Torme, Don Rickles 04x13: (Dec/07/1970) As Himself 
  with Nanette Fabray, Mel Torme, Don Rickles 02x07: (Nov/11/1968) As Himself 

The Jim Nabors Hour (1969) 
  Season 2, Episode 10 02x10: (Nov/19/1970) As Himself 
  Season 1, Episode 20 01x20: (Feb/12/1970) As Himself 

Kraft Music Hall (1958) 
  The Friars Roast Don Rickles 13x03: (Sep/30/1970) As Himself 
  Don Adams and Don Rickles Are Alive and Well and Living In California 11x16: (Feb/19/1969) As Himself 
  Don Rickles' Brooklyn 11x02: (Sep/18/1968) As Himself 

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  The Jackson 5, Don Rickles 23x31: (May/10/1970) As Himself 
  The Chambers Brothers 22x14: (Jan/12/1969) As Himself 

The Hollywood Palace (1964) 
  Hosts: Phyllis Diller & Don Rickles 06x24: (Mar/22/1969) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Get Smart (1965) (1965) 
  To Sire, with Love (2) 04x20: (Feb/22/1969) As Dummy 
  To Sire, with Love (1) 04x19: (Feb/15/1969) As Dummy 
  The Little Black Book (2) 03x17: (Feb/03/1968) As Sid Krimm 
  The Little Black Book (1) 03x16: (Jan/27/1968) As Sid Krimm 

Playboy After Dark (1968) 
  Don Rickles; Bill Cosby, Doug McClure; Kelly Garrett 01x18: (Nov/26/1968) As Himself 

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967) (1967) 
  Show #38 02x18: (Jan/14/1968) As Himself 

Run for Your Life (1965) 
  Down with Willy Hatch 03x08: (Oct/30/1967) As Willy Hatch 
  In Search of April 01x20: (Feb/14/1966) As Leo Mazinov 

I Dream of Jeannie (1965) 
  My Master, the Weakling 03x05: (Oct/10/1967) As Kiski 

I Spy (US) (1965) 
  Night Train to Madrid 02x26: (Mar/22/1967) As Frank Bodie 

The Lucy Show (1962) 
  Lucy, the Fight Manager 05x20: (Feb/20/1967) As Eddie Rickles 

Gilligan's Island (1964) 
  The Kidnapper 03x12: (Nov/28/1966) As Norbert Wiley 

Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre (1963) 
  Murder at N.B.C. 04x05: (Oct/19/1966) As Himself 

The Wild Wild West (1965) 
  The Night of the Druid's Blood 01x24: (Mar/25/1966) As Asmodeus 

F Troop (1965) 
  The Return of Bald Eagle 01x05: (Oct/12/1965) As Bald Eagle 

Summer Playhouse (1954) 
  Kibbee Hates Fitch 12x06: (Aug/01/1965) As Russell Kibbee 

The Andy Griffith Show (1960) 
  The Luck of Newton Monroe 05x29: (Apr/12/1965) As Newton Monroe 

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1964) 
  My Buddy—War Hero 01x25: (Mar/12/1965) As Sgt. Jim Mason 

The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) 
  Jed's Temptation 03x20: (Feb/24/1965) As Fred 

The Munsters (1964) 
  Dance With Me, Herman 01x22: (Feb/18/1965) As "Doc" Havemeyer 

Burke's Law (1963) (1963) 
  Who Killed the Fat Cat? 02x21: (Feb/10/1965) As Swifty Piedmont 
  Who Killed the Swinger on a Hook? 02x14: (Dec/23/1964) As Frank Cross 
  Who Killed Harris Crown? 01x04: (Oct/11/1963) As Lou Kronkeit 

The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) 
  The Alan Brady Show Goes to Jail (Part 2 of 2) 04x08: (Nov/11/1964) As Lyle Delp 

The Addams Family (1964) (1964) 
  Halloween with the Addams Family 01x07: (Oct/30/1964) As Claude 

Cain's Hundred (1961) 
  Blood Money 01x20: (Feb/13/1962) As Dave Malloy 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  Wagon to Fort Anderson 04x36: (Jun/07/1961) As Joe Carder 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  Mr. Dingle, the Strong 02x19: (Mar/03/1961) As Bettor, [Special Guest Stars]

The DuPont Show With June Allyson (1959) 
  The Women Who 02x06: (Nov/03/1960) As Reporter 
  Sister Slugger 01x24: (Mar/14/1960) As Newscaster 
  No Place to Hide 01x13: (Dec/21/1959) As Announcer 

The Thin Man (1957) 
  The Cat Kicker 02x26: (Apr/24/1959) As Eddie 

M Squad (1957) 
  Pete Loves Mary 01x04: (Oct/11/1957) As Unknown 
Trivia

Nicknamed: "Mr. Warmth," "The Merchant of Venom" and "Glass Head."


Received a Star on The Walk of Fame for "Live Performance."

Don Rickles Quotes
If I were to insult people and mean it, that wouldn't be funny.

Whatever you do to gain success, you have to hang in there and hope good things happen. Always think positive.

[When asked by Jay Leno if he ever worries that his insult comedy might be too offensive for the audience]: You know, every night when I go out on stage, there's always one nagging fear in the back of my mind. I'm always afraid that somewhere out there, there is one person in the audience that I'm *not* going to offend!

[to Frank Sinatra, who arrived during his act] C'mon in, Frank. Make yourself at home - hit somebody.

[about Sammy Davis Jr.] You can't get Negro help like that anymore. Wow, to have a guy who can sing, dance - and dust!

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