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George Carlin (1937–2008)


Born and raised by his mother in Manhattan, New York City. His parents divorced when he was two months. His mother (as well as his father) worked in marketing, where they met. The long hours the mother worked left the young George by himself for long hours every day, providing him (in his own words), the time he needed to think about various ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
Narrator
 2010 Mater's Tall Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Filmore / Additional Voice
- Monster Truck Mater (2010) ... Filmore (voice)
- Heavy Metal Mater (2010) ... Additional Voice (voice)
 2008 Thomas & Friends: Percy's Ghostly Trick (Video)
Narrator
 2006 Cars (Video Game)
Fillmore (voice)
 2006 Cars
Fillmore (voice)
 2005 Tarzan II (Video)
Zugor (voice)
 2000 MADtv (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor
 1999 Storytime with Thomas (TV Series)
Narrator (Thomas Segments)
 1998 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Munchie
- D'oh-in' in the Wind (1998) ... Munchie (voice)
 1984-1995 Thomas & Friends (TV Series short)
Narrator (US)
- Special Attraction (1995) ... Narrator (US) (voice)
- Fish (1995) ... Narrator (US) (voice)
- Thomas and the Special Letter (1995) ... Narrator (US)
- Paint Pots and Queens (1995) ... Narrator (US)
- Four Little Engines (1995) ... Narrator (US)
 1994 Thomas & Friends: James Goes Buzz Buzz (TV Series)
Narrator
 1991 The Prince of Tides
Eddie Detreville
 1990 Working Tra$h (TV Movie)
Ralph
 1987 Outrageous Fortune
Frank
 1979 Americathon
Narrator
 1976 Car Wash
The Taxi Driver
 1974 Tony Orlando and Dawn (TV Series)
Regular (1976)
 1968 With Six You Get Eggroll
Herbie Fleck
 1966 That Girl (TV Series)
George Lester
- Break a Leg (1966) ... George Lester
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Other Works:

Album: "Class Clown". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 8 Interviews | 39 Articles | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately. See more »

Trivia:

His wife, Brenda Carlin, died one day before his sixtieth birthday. See more »

Trademark:

Stand-up comedy that usually focuses on one of three categories: peculiarities of the English language, "the little world" (observational humor), and "the big world" (social commentary), often with a disparaging edge. See more »

Nickname:

Curious George See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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