Birth Name: Donald Jay Rickles
Date of Birth: May 8, 1926
Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Death: April 6, 2017
Place of Death: Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Don Rickles was an American comedian, actor, and voice actor.
Don was the son of Etta (Feldman) and Max Sidney Rickles. His father was a Jewish immigrant from Kaunas, Lithuania. His mother was born in New York, to Austrian Jewish parents.
Don’s paternal grandparents were Joseph Richter/Rickles and Frances Savage.
Don’s maternal grandparents were Harry Feldman and Clara Landsberg (the daughter of David Landsberg).
Sources: Genealogy of Don Rickles – https://www.geni.com
Marriage record of Don’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Don’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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