Speaking at a roast, with Dean Martin seated on one side and Sammy Davis Jr. on the other, Rickles told them: "You're Catholic, I'm a Jew, and Sammy, you're black. I'm sorry."
Rickles: The man was sweet, but oh that on-stage bite →
"When you're 81, you get a little tired. People don't realize, because when I'm onstage, I'm shot out of [a] rocket," says Mr. Rickles, who amazes both his audiences and his doctors with his energy.
Mr. Nice Guy offstage, Merchant of Venom on →