Legendary king of insult comedy Don Rickles dead at 90

Apr 7, 2017

Legendary king of insult comedy Don Rickles dead at 90

Don Rickles, the big-mouthed, bald-headed “Mr. Warmth” whose verbal assaults endeared him to audiences and peers and made him the acknowledged grandmaster of insult comedy, died Thursday. He was 90. Rickles, who would have been 91 on May 8, suffered kidney failure and died ...

British comedy great Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85

Mar 31, 2016

British comedy great Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85

Ronnie Corbett, one of Britain’s most successful comedians best known for “The Two Ronnies,” his double-act show with Ronnie Barker, has died aged 85, his publicist said Thursday. The show ran on the BBC from 1971 to 1987 and was one of the most ...

Famed Globetrotters 'clown prince' Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

Dec 29, 2015

Famed Globetrotters 'clown prince' Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

Meadowlark Lemon, the “clown prince” of basketball’s barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters, whose blend of hook shots and humor brought joy to millions of fans around the world, has died. He was 83. Lemon’s wife and daughter confirmed to the team that he died Sunday in ...