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Rickles mourning loss of his son

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Dec 12, 2011 | 6:15am EST

The Toy Story star pulled out of his performances at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Florida towards the end of last month (Nov11) after citing the illness of a close family member, and now it's emerged Larry Rickles died of pneumonia complications and respiratory failure on 3 December (11).

He passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 41, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Larry Rickles was born in 1970 and went on to become a writer for the popular U.S. sitcom Murphy Brown. He also received an Emmy Award in 2008 for his TV documentary on his comedian father, Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.

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