May 12, 1937
June 22, 2008
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm
70 kg | 154.5 lbs
George Denis Patrick Carlin was born in New York City, New York, United States, on May 12, 1937, was an American actor.
Young George Carlin began his career as radio disc jockey and stand-up comedian.
He made his big screen debut in romantic comedy film With Six You Get Eggroll (1968) in role as Herbie Fleck.
He got his television debut in NBC late-night talk show The Tonight Show (1962) in role as Himself.
George's breakthrough came with album FM & AM (1972), for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Recording.
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He played Rufus in science fiction comedy films:
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020) (Posthumous release; archival footage)
He was nominated for the DVDX Award for Best Animated Character Performance (Voice and Animation in a DVD Premiere Movie) for his voice role as Zugor in musical animated film Tarzan II (2005).
Car Wash (1976) comedy opposite Franklyn Ajaye and Bill Duke
Outrageous Fortune (1987) comedy with Shelley Long and Bette Midler
The Prince of Tides (1991) romantic drama opposite Barbra Streisand and Nick Nolte
Dogma (1999) fantasy comedy with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) satirical buddy comedy opposite Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes
Scary Movie 3 (2003) parody in role as Architect
Jersey Girl (2004) comedy drama with Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler
He voiced Fillmore in animated sports comedy movie Cars (2006).
He voiced Wizard in animated family comedy film Happily N'Ever After (2007).
He starred in HBO specials:
On Location: George Carlin at USC (1977), for which he was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Television Star in a Special - Male or Female
George Carlin: Again! (1978)
Carlin at Carnegie (1982)
Carlin on Campus (1984)
Playin' with Your Head (1986)
What Am I Doing in New Jersey? (1988)
Doin' It Again (1990)
Jammin' in New York (1992), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
Back in Town (1996), for which he won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Performer in a TV Special (Leading or Supporting) Network, Cable or Syndication
George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy (1997), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program and won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Performer in a TV Special (Leading or Supporting) Network, Cable or Syndication
You Are All Diseased (1999), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program
Complaints and Grievances (2001)
Life Is Worth Losing (2005)), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
All My Stuff (2007)
It's Bad for Ya (2008), for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Commemorative Collection (2018)
He was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series for his role as Mr. Conductor, Narrator in children's television series Shining Time Station (1991–1993).
He played George O'Grady in Fox sitcom The George Carlin Show (1994-1995).
Studied at Bishop Dubois High School in Harlem and Salesian High School in Goshen.
Attended Corpus Christi School and Cardinal Hayes High School.
Had older brother, Patrick Jr.
Had Irish ancestry.
He was inducted into the Comedy Hall of Fame in 1994.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 1555 Vine Street in Hollywood, California (1987).
He won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2008.
He voiced Fillmore in video game Cars (2006).
George died on June 22, 2008, Santa Monica, California, United States, at the age of 71.
He was married to Brenda Hosbrook (1963-1997), they had one daughter, Kelly Marie Carlin.