Don Rickles

Don Rickles
Don Rickles (born May 8, 1926 in New York City) is an American comedian and entertainer.

Rickles humor was in the New York Times described as "mixture of personal vilification and exaggerated stereotyping", because of belonging to his stand-up performances insulting remarks to the audience he was described as a kamikaze comedian.

Rickles will be accompanied by appearances by the show's move a matador. In his own words, this reflects his attitude towards his audience against.

Life and career
Rickles was born in 1926 in New York. He grew up an only child in a Jewish family, served in World War II in the Navy and began in the late 40s to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He later worked as a stand-up comedian, so he made the acquaintance of Frank Sinatra, who encouraged him. He entered the follow-up in various shows in Las Vegas, and participated in the activities of so-called Rat Pack. His film debut was in the movie U 23 - Fatal depths of 1958 alongside Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster.

Rickles, increased its popularity in the 1960s, including numerous appearances in the late-night show from Johnny Carson. In 1968 he got his own show titled The Don Rickles show on ABC. In addition, he served as regular participants, headed by Dean Martin Roast shows, was ridiculed in which each issue one was present celebrities such as Ronald Reagan, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Bob Hope and Rickles himself of several successively occurring comedians. From 1976 to 1978 he had starred in the NBC series broadcast by CPO Sharkey. In the 90 years he had seen, including in the film Casino by Martin Scorsese, and he also said in the Toy Story films, the Mr. Potato Head (in German Charlie alls).

2007 published his memoirs, Rickles, the following year he was awarded an Emmy Award for the documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project, John Landis in the director had led and the next material from Rickles career assessments by a number of prominent actors and comedians such as Robert de Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Rock, Clint Eastwood and Jay Leno has.

Films (selection)

* 1958: U 23 - Silent, Run Deep
* 1963: The Man with the X-ray eyes
* 1970: Kelly's Heroes
* 1992: Bloody Mary - a woman with a bite
* 1995: Casino
* 1996: Toy Story
* 1998: Dirty Work (1998)
* 1999: Toy Story 2
* 2007: Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project

Other Works
* 1968: Hello Dummy! (LP)
* 1969: Don Rickles Speaks! (LP)
* 2007: Rickles' Book (book, with David Ritz)
* 2008: Rickles' Letters (book, with David Ritz)

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