Don Rickles (May 8, 1926 - April 6, 2017) was an American stand-up comedian, 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 as a result of kidney failure. He was 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 going to return as Mr. Potato Head in Toy Story 4 but he died before recording any dialogue. It is uncertain how Rickles's death will affect Potato Head's role in the fourth film.