Legendary comedian Don Rickles died Thursday at the age of 90, but his legacy lives on in his many television appearances and film roles - as well as the documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
Directed by legendary comedy producer John Landis (Animal House), the 2007 doc is made up of hilarious performance clips from Rickles’ career, including his stand-up routines and TV cameos (including routine spots on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson), with interviews from Rickles woven throughout.
The touching portrait of the curmudgeonly comedian who could fire off insults better than any other also contains some surprising tidbits - find out how Rickles gave Clint Eastwood the idea to register in hotels under the name “Larry Dickman” - and pays great tribute to one of the most iconic faces of comedy for more than six decades. Rickles himself won a Emmy for individual performance for his appearance in the film.