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Legendary comedian Don Rickles passes away at 90

6 April 2017 10:31 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Don Rickles, the American comedian and actor has sadly passed away at the age of 90. Rickles died at home in Los Angeles from kidney failure, according to his longtime publicist Paul Shefrin.

Rickles got his start in nightclubs before making his film debut in Run Silent Run Deep in 1958. He then went on to star in the likes of X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, Bikini Beach, Enter Laughing, and Kelly’s Heroes. He also appeared regularly on Dean Martin’s Celebrity Roasts from 1973 until 1984, and even had his own TV series Cpo Sharkey, which ran for two years from 1976.

He was more recently known for his work on Martin Scorsese’s Casino in 1995 as casino worker Billy Sherbert, and of course as Mr. Potato Head in the Toy Story movies, a role he was set to reprise in the planned fourth film in the series.

He is survived by Barbara, »

- Paul Heath

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Insult comic Don Rickles dies aged 90

6 April 2017 8:11 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Martin Scorsese pays tribute: “It was like listening to a great jazz musician wail.”

Don Rickles, legendary comedian and actor, died on Thursday in Los Angeles of kidney failure. He was 90.

Born in New York City, Rickles began his career in nightclubs where he earned his reputation as an insult comic after his manner of responding to hecklers became as popular as the material itself. 

Rickles’ career spanned more than six decades and included continued stand-up routines, acting in television and film, as well as regular appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Late Show with David Letterman.

The comedian may be best known to contemporary audiences as the voice of Mr. Potato Head in Pixar’s Toy Story films, including the latest instalment, Toy Story 4, due to hit theatres in 2019. 

He got his break in the 1958 war film Run Silent Run Deep alongside Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster, followed by dramatic »

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Don Rickles, 'insult comic', dies aged 90

6 April 2017 4:11 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Legendary comedian had roles in Toy Story and Casino.

Don Rickles, legendary comedian and actor, died on Thursday in Los Angeles of kidney failure. He was 90.

Born in New York City, Rickles began his career in nightclubs where he earned his reputation as an insult comic after his manner of responding to hecklers became as popular as the material itself. 

Rickles’ career spanned more than six decades and included continued stand-up routines, acting in television and film, as well as regular appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Late Show with David Letterman.

The comedian may be best known to contemporary audiences as the voice of Mr. Potato Head in Pixar’s Toy Story films, including the latest instalment, Toy Story 4, due to hit theatres in 2019. 

He got his break in the 1958 war film Run Silent Run Deep alongside Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster, followed by dramatic turns in The Rabbit Trap and X: The Man With The X-Ray Eyes »

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Mourning Don Rickles: Bob Newhart, Billy Crystal & More Celebrate the ‘Merchant of Venom’ — with a Heart of Gold

6 April 2017 11:53 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Don Rickles’ many famous friends and fans are taking to social media in the wake of his death to mourn and share memories of the beloved comedian.

The legendary insult comic died on Thursday, with his longtime representative Paul Shefrin telling People in a statement: “Emmy-Award winning iconic comedian Don Rickles passed away at his home Los Angeles this morning (Thursday) as a result of kidney failure.”

Rickles would have turned 91 on May 8. Rickles also had great success as an actor and best-selling author,” he continued. “He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara, as well as their daughter »

- Mike Miller

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Legendary Comedian Don Rickles Dies at 90

6 April 2017 11:13 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Don Rickles, who made his name as a devastating insult comic but endeared himself to a new generation of fans as Toy Story‘s Mr. Potato Head, has died at age 90. 

The legendary comedian’s longtime representative Paul Shefrin tells People in a statement: “Emmy-Award winning iconic comedian Don Rickles passed away at his home Los Angeles this morning (Thursday) as a result of kidney failure.”

Rickles would have turned 91 on May 8. Rickles also had great success as an actor and best-selling author,” he continued. “He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara, as well as their daughter Mindy Mann and her husband Ed, »

- Aurelie Corinthios

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John Gay Dies: ‘Run Silent Run Deep’ Screenwriter Was 92

23 February 2017 12:29 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

John Gay, whose writing credits for film and TV include big-screen fare like Run Silent Run Deep and The Courtship of Eddie’s Father and, on the small screen reach back to television’s Golden Age and continued through the 1980s and ’90s with such mini-series as Fatal Vision and Cruel Doubt, died February 4 in Santa Monica. He was 92. His death was announced by the Writers Guild of America, West. Gay co-wrote a 2008 autobiography Any Way I Can – 50 Years in Show Business… »

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John Gay Dies: ‘Run Silent Run Deep’ Screenwriter Was 92

23 February 2017 12:29 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

John Gay, whose writing credits for film and TV include big-screen fare like Run Silent Run Deep and The Courtship of Eddie’s Father and, on the small screen reach back to television’s Golden Age and continued through the 1980s and ’90s with such mini-series as Fatal Vision and Cruel Doubt, died February 4 in Santa Monica. He was 92. His death was announced by the Writers Guild of America, West. Gay co-wrote a 2008 autobiography Any Way I Can – 50 Years in Show Business… »

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‘Separate Tables’ Screenwriter John Gay Dies at 92

23 February 2017 12:20 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

John Gay, known for writing movies including “Run Silent Run Deep,” “Separate Tables,” “The Hallelujah Trail” and “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father,” died on Feb. 4 in Santa Monica. He was 92.

Gay shared an Oscar writing nom with Terrence Rattigan for the screenplay for “Separate Tables,” a 1958 romantic drama starring Burt Lancaster, Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, and David Niven.

Long active in the Writers Guild of America, Gay wrote 14 feature films and 39 miniseries and TV movies, scripting projects for John Huston, Vincent Minnelli and John Sturges. He helped lead the Writers Guild through difficult negotiations while serving on the Wgaw’s Board of Directors (1971-75, 1977-79), and as Vice President (1985-87).

Gay started out in live television starring with his wife Barbara in “Mr. and Mrs. Mystery,” and went on to write for numerous live TV dramas. Lancaster helped recruit him to Hollywood, where he wrote Clark Gable-Lancaster starring submarine film “Run Silent Run Deep.” He »

- Pat Saperstein

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‘Separate Tables’ Screenwriter John Gay Dies at 92

23 February 2017 12:20 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

John Gay, known for writing movies including “Run Silent Run Deep,” “Separate Tables,” “The Hallelujah Trail” and “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father,” died on Feb. 4 in Santa Monica. He was 92.

Gay shared an Oscar writing nom with Terrence Rattigan for the screenplay for “Separate Tables,” a 1958 romantic drama starring Burt Lancaster, Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, and David Niven.

Long active in the Writers Guild of America, Gay wrote 14 feature films and 39 miniseries and TV movies, scripting projects for John Huston, Vincent Minnelli and John Sturges. He helped lead the Writers Guild through difficult negotiations while serving on the Wgaw’s Board of Directors (1971-75, 1977-79), and as Vice President (1985-87).

Gay started out in live television starring with his wife Barbara in “Mr. and Mrs. Mystery,” and went on to write for numerous live TV dramas. Lancaster helped recruit him to Hollywood, where he wrote Clark Gable-Lancaster »

- Pat Saperstein

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John Gay, Screenwriter on 'Run Silent Run Deep,' Dies at 92

23 February 2017 12:09 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

John Gay, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter best known for his work on Run Silent Run Deep, Separate Tables and The Courtship of Eddie's Father, has died. He was 92.

Gay, who began his six-decade career as an actor and writer during the Golden Age of Television, died Feb. 4 in Santa Monica, the WGA announced. He often was in demand by the top directors of the day, scripting projects for the likes of Robert Wise, John Huston, Vincente Minnelli and John Sturges.

Gay also earned an Emmy nomination for scripting Fatal Vision, a controversial NBC 1984 docudrama about the 1970 Jeffrey »

- Mike Barnes

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John Gay, Screenwriter on 'Run Silent Run Deep,' Dies at 92

23 February 2017 12:09 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

John Gay, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter best known for his work on Run Silent Run Deep, Separate Tables and The Courtship of Eddie’s Father, has died. He was 92.

Gay, who began his six-decade career as an actor and writer during the Golden Age of Television, died Feb. 4 in Santa Monica, the WGA announced. He often was in demand by the top directors of the day, scripting projects for the likes of Robert Wise, John Huston, Vincente Minnelli and John Sturges.

Gay also earned an Emmy nomination for scripting Fatal Vision, a controversial NBC 1984 docudrama about the 1970 Jeffrey »

- Mike Barnes

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