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George Carlin

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Biography

Carlin performing in 2008

Source: Wikipedia

{{Infobox comedian | name = George Carlin | image = Jesus is coming.. Look Busy (George Carlin).jpg | caption = Carlin in April 2008, in one of his last public performances. | birth_name = George Denis Patrick Carlin | birth_date = May 12, 1937 | birth_place = New York City, New York, U.S. | death_date = June 22, 2008 (aged 71) | death_place = Santa Monica, California, U.S. | death_cause = Heart failure | active = 1956ā€“2008 | medium = Stand-up, film, television, books, radio | genre = Character comedy, observational comedy, word play, satire, political satire, black comedy, surreal humor, sarcasm, blue comedy | subject = American culture, American English, everyday life, antitheism, recreational drug use, death, philosophy, sports, human behavior, American politics, patriotism, family, parenting, children, religion, profanity, psychology, race relations, old age, pop culture, nationalism, self-deprecation, masculinity, political alienation | signature = George Carlin Signature.svg

Fact file

  • Born: George Denis Patrick Carlin May 12, 1937 Manhattan, New York, U.S.
  • Died: June 22, 2008 (aged 71) Santa Monica, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Heart failure
  • Spouse(s): Brenda Hosbrook (1961ā€“1997; her death) Sally Wade (1998ā€“2008; his death)
  • Children: Kelly Carlin
  • Medium: Stand-up, television, film, books, radio
  • Genres: Character comedy, observational comedy, wit, word play, satire, political satire, black comedy, surreal humor, sarcasm, blue comedy
  • Subject(s): American culture, American English, everyday life, antitheism, recreational drug use, death, philosophy, sports, human behavior, American politics, patriotism, family, parenting, children, religion, profanity, psychology, anarchism, race relations, old age, pop culture, nationalism, self-deprecation, Masculinity
  • Website: GeorgeCarlin.com

Read more about George Carlin at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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If you ever wanted to know what a rap battle between George Carlin and Richard Pryor would be like, here's your chance. The popular YouTube...

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Variety, 2018-12-07 06:07:34
Iā€™m not a person who tends to have a censorious attitude toward stand-up comedians. One of their jobs is to give voice to the audacious, the outrageous, the rudely incorrect. If we looked back, in hindsight, and vetted comic artists from Lenny Bruce to Richard Pryor to George Carlin to ...

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Variety, 2018-10-01 21:00:30
A feature-length project about the life and career of legendary comic George Carlin is in the works with the Oscar-nominated “Moneyball” screenwriter Stan Chervin. Gail Berman and Joe Earley’s the Jackal Group have secured the comic’s life rights, and tapped Chervin as both writer and producer. Bruce Kaufman and his ...

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