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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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Other Works:

(1998-99) TV commercial: 10-10-321 long-distance phone service 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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Personal Quote:

The very existence of flamethrowers proves that sometime, somewhere, someone said to themselves, "You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done". [from George Carlin: Carlin on Campus (1984)] See more »

Trivia:

Joined the U.S. Air Force as a radar technician. See more »

Trademark:

His forever-famous "7 Words You Can't Say on TV" See more »

Nickname:

Curious George See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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