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Don Rickles is a Actor American born on 8 may 1926 at New York City (USA)

Don Rickles

Don Rickles
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Birth name Donald Jay Rickles
Nationality USA
Birth 8 may 1926 at New York City (USA)
Death 6 april 2017 (at 90 years)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Donald Jay "Don" Rickles (born May 8, 1926) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. A frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Late Show with David Letterman, he has also acted in comedic and dramatic roles, but is best known as an insult comic.

Biography

Rickles married Barbara Sklar, a native of Philadelphia on March 14, 1965, and had two children: a daughter, Mindy, and a son, producer Larry Rickles (1970–2011). According to Rickles' memoir, his grandchildren, Ethan and Harrison Mann, are much more impressed by his role as "Mr. Potato Head" than by any of his other achievements. Although a lifelong Democrat, he performed at the inaugurations of Republican presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush with his friend Frank Sinatra. Rickles considers comedian Bob Newhart to be his best friend, an unusual partnership since Newhart's low-key, hesitant, self-effacing comic persona is almost completely the opposite of Rickles' high energy, rapid-fire act. Rickles and Newhart appeared together on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on January 24, 2005, the Monday following Johnny Carson's death, reminiscing about their many guest appearances on Carson's show, which included footage of the "cigarette box incident". The two also appeared together on the television sitcom Newhart, and for previous episodes of The Tonight Show where Newhart or Rickles were guest-hosts. Rickles, Newhart, and their wives often vacation together.

Best films

Toy Story 3 (2010)
(Actor)
Toy Story 2 (1999)
(Actor)
Toy Story (1995)
(Actor)

Usually with

John Lasseter
John Lasseter
(9 films)
Lee Unkrich
Lee Unkrich
(4 films)
Tim Allen
Tim Allen
(10 films)
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(10 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Don Rickles (35 films)

Display filmography as list

Actor

Toy Story 4
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Jeu, Films about toys, Children's films
Actors Tom Hanks, Patricia Arquette, Tim Allen, Tony Hale, John Ratzenberger, Laurie Metcalf
Roles Mr. Potato Head (voice)

Woody et Buzz l'Éclair entreprennent un voyage épique pour trouver l'amour de Woody, la Bergère.
Toy Story That Time Forgot, 22minutes
Directed by Steve Purcell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, Jeu, Christmas films, Films about toys, Children's films
Actors Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, Jean-Philippe Puymartin, Wallace Shawn
Roles Mr. Potato Head (voice)
Rating71% 3.5892353.5892353.5892353.5892353.589235
Taking place after a Christmas season, the toys find themselves lost in an uncharted territory when a set of the coolest action figures turns out to be dangerously delusional. It is up to Trixie to help the toys to return to Bonnie's room.
Toy Story of Terror!, 21minutes
Directed by Angus MacLane
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Horror, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, John Ratzenberger, Joan Cusack, Carl Weathers, Michael Keaton
Roles Mr. Potato Head
Rating75% 3.792133.792133.792133.792133.79213
Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Rex, Mr. Pricklepants, Mr. Potato Head, and Trixie sit in the trunk of Bonnie's mother's car during a road trip, using a portable DVD player to watch a horror film. When the car gets a flat tire, Jessie is knocked into a tool box. The others manage to free her, but Jessie is traumatized as the experience reminds her of the many years she spent abandoned in a box. Mrs. Anderson parks the car at the Sleep Well Motel, where they must spend the night as a tow truck cannot be sent out until the next morning.
Partysaurus Rex, 7minutes
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Animation
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Children's films
Actors Wallace Shawn, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Corey Burton, Tony Cox, Donald Fullilove
Roles Mr. Potato Head
Rating75% 3.7905653.7905653.7905653.7905653.790565
Rex disrupts the other toys blowing soap bubbles, worried they may ruin Bonnie's house. He is chastised by the other toys, with Mr. Potato Head calling him "Partypooper Rex". The other toys sense Bonnie approaching, and scatter, leaving Rex alone when she enters. She takes him to play with while she takes a bath. Rex enjoys being played with along with the other bath toys, but soon Bonnie's mom comes to turn off the bath and take her out. Once alone, the bath toys wish they could continue to have fun, but all of them lack arms and can only function if afloat in the water. Rex initially thinks drawing a new bath is a bad idea, but recalling Mr. Potato Head's insult, he asserts that he is "Partysaurus Rex", and helps the bath toys to start a new bath.
Zookeeper
Zookeeper (2011)
, 1h42
Directed by Frank Coraci
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Children's films
Actors Donnie Wahlberg, Rosario Dawson, Kevin James, Leslie Bibb, Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone
Roles Jim the Bullfrog
Rating52% 2.600982.600982.600982.600982.60098
A zookeeper named Griffin Keyes (Kevin James) sets up a plan to propose to the love of his life Stephanie (Leslie Bibb), but she rejects him and claims that his career as a zookeeper is what is keeping her away, therefore breaking Griffin's heart.
Small Fry
Small Fry (2011)
, 7minutes
Directed by Angus MacLane
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Jodi Benson, Don Rickles, Estelle Harris
Roles Mr. Potato Head
Rating70% 3.53953.53953.53953.53953.5395
At a fast food chicken restaurant called "Poultry Palace", Bonnie does not want the electronic Zurg belt buckle that comes with her kid's meal. When she asks for a mini-Buzz Lightyear–themed toy, she is told the restaurant's supplies of them have run out. When her mother asks about the one in the display case, she is told that it is for display only. Inside the display, Mini-Buzz Lightyear complains they will never be played with—as they are just the display toys—to Mini-Zurg (who prefers to stay). Bonnie goes on to play in the ball pit with her own toys; when no one is looking, Mini-Buzz secretly climbs in. He pulls the real Buzz underneath the balls so that Bonnie's mother ends up picking up Mini-Buzz when they leave the restaurant. Once Mini-Buzz gets home, he passes himself off as the real Buzz (explaining to the other toys that the plastic in the ball pit made him shrink), and proceeds to generally annoy the whole gang (save a gullible Rex) with his obvious ruse and his antics.
Hawaiian Vacation, 6minutes
Directed by Gary Rydstrom
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, Estelle Harris, Wallace Shawn
Roles Mr. Potato Head (voice)
Rating73% 3.686473.686473.686473.686473.68647
Months after Toy Story 3, it is winter break for Bonnie, who is going on vacation to Hawaii with her family. The toys are excited to have a week of relaxation, but Barbie and Ken reveal themselves to have stowed away in Bonnie's backpack, hoping to join her in Hawaii. Bonnie leaves them in her room, however, much to Ken's horror and disappointment when he realizes they are not going to Hawaii. Barbie reveals to Woody that Ken planned to have their first kiss on a beach at sunset (based on a travel brochure), inspiring Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Bonnie's toys to go all out and recreate Hawaii for the two. After various adventures in "Hawaii", Ken and Barbie share their first kiss in the snow at sunrise, recreating the scene from the brochure. However, the two step off the edge of the porch without realizing it and end up buried in snow; a post-credits scene shows the other toys trying to free them from a block of ice in which they are now frozen.
Toy Story 3, 1h43
Directed by Lee Unkrich
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Animation
Themes Jeu, Prison films, Films about toys, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Tom Hanks, John Morris, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty, Don Rickles
Roles Mr. Potato Head (voice)
Rating82% 4.146454.146454.146454.146454.14645
Andy, now 17 years old, is about to leave for college, and his toys have not been played with for years. He intends to take only Woody with him, and puts Buzz Lightyear, Jessie and the other toys in a bag to be stored in the attic. Andy's mother mistakenly takes the bag to the curb for garbage pickup. The toys escape and, believing Andy intended to throw them away, decide to climb in a donation box with Barbie bound for Sunnyside Daycare. Woody follows them and tries to explain the mistake, but they refuse to believe him.
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Actors Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers, Kathy Griffin, Don Rickles, Phyllis Diller, George Carlin
Roles Himself
Rating73% 3.695943.695943.695943.695943.69594
The film follows Joan Rivers for 14 months, mostly during the 76th year of her life. The film made an effort to "[peel] away the mask" and expose the "struggles, sacrifices and joy of living life as a ground breaking female performer." The New York Times reported that Stern and Sundberg "lucked out" with their timing, starting to film the year before Rivers won Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice in 2008.
The Lion King 1½, 1h13
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Films about lions, Musical films, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Suricate
Actors Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Frank Welker, Julie Kavner, Jerry Stiller, Matthew Broderick
Roles Mr. Potato Head
Rating65% 3.2976353.2976353.2976353.2976353.297635
The film is told through the perspective of Timon and Pumbaa through the literary device known as a frame story. The two are shown watching the original film, The Lion King, being shown in silhouette commenting on the movie being shown before them, in a style nearly identical to that of Mystery Science Theater 3000.
The Wool Cap, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Christmas films
Actors William H. Macy, Keke Palmer, Don Rickles, Catherine O'Hara, Ned Beatty, Hugh Dillon
Roles Ira
Rating72% 3.6434453.6434453.6434453.6434453.643445
In New York City, Charles Gigot (William H. Macy) is an alcoholic, disgruntled hearing-mute and superintendent of an apartment building with eccentric tenants. One day, he meets Lou (Keke Palmer), a young girl who lives with her mother Arlene (Cherise Booth) and her boyfriend, Bernard (Edward Yankie). When Gigot suspects that their apartment may have been broken into, he investigates, only to encounter two thugs looking for the couple. His presence creates a diversion that allows Lou, who had been in hiding, to escape to the basement with her mother. Despite Gigot's protestations, Arlene leaves Lou in Gigot's care for an indefinite time while she sorts things out with Bernard.
Toy Story 2, 1h33
Directed by Lee Unkrich, John Lasseter, Ash Brannon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Jeu, Musical films, Films about toys, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Don Rickles, Jim Varney
Roles Mr. Potato Head (voice)
Rating78% 3.946923.946923.946923.946923.94692
Woody prepares to go to cowboy camp with Andy, but his right arm is accidentally torn. Andy decides to leave him behind, and his mother puts him on a shelf. The next day, Woody discovers that Wheezy, a penguin squeaky toy, has been shelved for months due to a broken squeaker. When Andy's mother puts Wheezy in a yard sale, Woody rescues him, only to be stolen by a greedy toy collector, who takes him to his residential 23-story apartment. Buzz Lightyear and all of Andy's other toys identify the thief from a commercial as Al McWhiggin, the owner of a toy store called Al's Toy Barn. Buzz, Hamm, Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, and Rex all set out to rescue Woody.
Quest for Camelot, 1h26
Directed by Frederik Du Chau, Frederik Du Chau
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about dragons, Musical films, Films about disabilities, La cécité, Children's films
Actors Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Gary Oldman, Eric Idle, Don Rickles, Jane Seymour
Roles Cornwall (voice)
Rating63% 3.158153.158153.158153.158153.15815
Kayley dreams of becoming a knight like her father Lionel, who journeys to Camelot to meet with King Arthur as a knight of the Round Table. While there, one of the greedier knights, Baron Ruber attempts to usurp Arthur and in the fray, Lionel is killed while Ruber escapes. Ten years later, a griffin attacks the kingdom, stealing Excalibur. Merlin's falcon, Ayden forces the griffin to release Excalibur and it falls into the dark forest. Word is soon sent of the missing sword, falling on the ears of Kayley. Still aspiring to become a knight, she vows to find Excalibur, but her mother Juliana forbids it. Ruber pays them a visit and forces Juliana to agree to give him and his men safe passage into Camelot as part of a plan to take control. Kayley escapes and enters the forest, losing Ruber's men and encountering Garrett; a blind hermit who is assisted by Ayden. He decides to go after the sword, but Kayley insists on following him to his chagrin, as he works better on his own.