Beloved Comedian Don Rickles Passes Away at 90-Years-Old

Legendary comedian Don Rickles died Thursday morning in his Los Angeles home from kidney failure at the age of 90. Rickles was an honorary Rat Pack member and roast master who was born in Manhattan and studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York before serving in the Navy during World War II. He started his stand-up comedy career in the 1950s, but got his big break in 1965 when he was a guest on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’.

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