Comedy Legend & Actor Don Rickles Dead

A legend in the world of comedy has died.

FOX’sAnita Vogel remembers Don Rickles:

Comedy legend and actor Don Rickles died Thursday morning of kidney failure, Fox News has confirmed. He was 90 years old.

“Emmy-award winning iconic comedian Don Rickles passed away at his home Los Angeles this morning (Thursday) as a result of kidney failure,” a statement from his rep sent to Fox News read. “Rickles would have turned 91 on May 8.”

His funeral will be private.

Born in New York City, Rickles served in the U.S. Navy for two years during World War II before he found fame.

He got his big break when his insult comedy began garnering attention. He connected with Frank Sinatra by chiding him during a show and eventually became the go-to comic of the stars.