Don Rickles vs Robin Williams

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American stand-up comedian
$30 Million
Net worth 2018
$130 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Voice Actors
New York
Residence
Chicago
United States
Country
United States
08/05/1926
BirthDay
21/07/1951
Died On
August 11, 2014
1.68 m
Height
Newtown High School
Education
Detroit Country Day School, Redwood High School, Claremont McKenna College
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2011

They had two children; a daughter Mindy and a son, Larry who died in 2011

2007

Warmth: The Don Rickles Project’ was aired at the 2007 New York Film Festival and later on HBO

2004

His major television and film projects for the decade included ‘The Wool-Cap’ (2004) and ‘The Aristocrats’ (2005)

2000

In 2000, he received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

1990

Don worked in ‘Tales from the Crypt’ (1990), ‘Innocent Blood’ (1992), ‘Casino’, ‘Toy Story’ (1995) and ‘Dirty Work’ (1998)

1980

He started performing with singer Steve Lawrence at concerts in Las Vegas in the 1980s; both of them also co-hosted series like ‘Foul-ups’ and ‘Bleeps & Blunders’ in 1983

1972

He made a number of appearances in television comedies like ‘The Don Rickles Show’ (1972) and ‘The Dean Martin Roasts’ (1973)

1970

He kick started the 1970s with a very important role in the hit movie ‘Kelly’s Heroes’ (1970) starring Clint Eastwood

1965

After his first guest appearance in 1965, he went on and made more than a 100 appearances as a guest and host in ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’

1960

During the 1960s he made many guest appearances in shows like ‘The Rick Van Dyke Show’, ‘The Munster’

1958

He made his film debut in 1958 as a serious actor in ‘Run Silent, Run Deep’

1921

The 21st century brought with it new opportunities for Don

2014

He died suddenly in 2014; some of his movies like ‘Merry Friggin’ Christmas’ and ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ are scheduled for posthumous release

2011

His third marriage was to graphic designer Susan Schneider in 2011

2002

The success of his career continued well into the new millennium where he performed in movies such as ‘One Hour Photo’ (2002), ‘Robots’ (2005), ‘License to Wed’ (2007), and ‘Old Dogs’ (2009)

1997

He was best known for his role as a therapist in the 1997 drama film ‘Good Will Hunting’ which was both a critical and commercial success

1993

Doubtfire’ (1993) in which he pretends to be a woman so that he can be closer to the kids he has with his ex-wife

1989

In 1989, he appeared in the drama film ‘Dead Poets Society’ which was about the story of an English teacher in a conservative academy who inspires his students by teaching them poetry

1987

He portrayed a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service in the 1987 war comedy film, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’, a movie in which his character was loosely based on the life of radio DJ Adrian Cronauer

1984

More roles soon followed and in 1984 he found himself playing the role of Vladimir Ivanoff in the comedy-drama ‘Moscow on the Hudson’ for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

1979

In 1979, he gave a live comedy show at the Copacabana in New York, ‘Reality… What a Concept’ the recording of which won him a Grammy Award

1978

The American sitcom ‘Mork & Mindy’ was first broadcast in 1978 featuring Robin as Mork the Alien from the planet Ork

1977

Even though he had made his big screen debut in 1977 with the comedy movie, ‘Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses?’, it wasn’t until 1980 that he got his first big break with ‘Popeye’ in which he played Popeye the Sailor Man

1973

He had a penchant for acting from a young age and won a full scholarship to attend the esteemed Juilliard School in New York City in 1973

1970

He began his career performing stand up comedy shows during the 1970s

1969

As a teenager he attended Redwood High School from where he graduated in 1969