He scored a major success when he appeared on The Dean Martin Show. He has since starred in primetime series on all four major networks. A highlight of his career came when he was invited by President Reagan to perform at the televised Inaugural Gala where he zinged the nation's dignitaries gathered for the occasion.
Still highly visible in television and motion pictures, Rickles had one of his best dramatic roles in Universal Pictures' Casino, directed by Martin Scorsese. Most recently, he lent his vocal talents to the character Cornwall in the animated feature Quest for Camelot.
One of his proudest moments was the dedication of the Barbara and Don Rickles Gymnasium at Sinai Temple in West Los Angeles. He enjoys a good game of golf, and an occasional set of tennis. He has also been voted among the nation's best-dressed men by the Custom Tailors Guild of America, and the Tailors Council of America.
He and his wife Barbara have two children, Mindy Beth and Lawrence Corey. Recently, they welcomed a new grandchild into their family.
Don Rickles Facts
|Birth Name||Donald Jay Rickles|
|Birthday||May 8, 1926 (96)|
|Birthplace||New York, New York, USA|
|Height||5' 6" (1m68) How tall is Don Rickles compared to you?|
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