Don Rickles (May 8, 1926 - April 6, 2017) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, and author who performed the voice of Mr. Potato Head in Toy Story. He reprised his role in Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3, Toy Story Toons (except Small Fry), Toy Story of Terror! and Toy Story That Time Forgot He also reprised his role as Mr. Potato Head as an Interactive Audio-Animatronic at Toy Story Midway Mania!. He passed away on April 6, 2017, due to kidney failure at the age of 90.
- Mr. Potato Head's line in Toy Story: "What are you looking at, ya hockey puck?" is one of Don Rickles' catchphrases.
- Rickles also starred in Martin Scorsese's film Casino, which was released on November 22, 1995, the same day Toy Story was released.
- He was about to return as Mr. Potato Head in Toy Story 4, but it is uncertain how Rickles' death will affect Potato Head's role in the fourth film.