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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 11 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dogma
Dogma Cardinal Glick
(1999)
Cars
Cars Fillmore
(2006)

Filmography

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 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Mater's Tall Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Additional Voice / Filmore
- Heavy Metal Mater (2010) ... Additional Voice (voice)
- Monster Truck Mater (2010) ... Filmore (voice)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Greatest Stories (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Thomas & Friends: Holiday Express (Video)
Narrator (US)
 2009 Thomas and Friends: Hop on Board (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2006 Thomas & Friends: Halloween Adventures (Video)
Narrator (US) (voice)
 2006 Cars (Video Game)
Fillmore (voice)
 2006 Cars
Fillmore (voice)
 2005 Tarzan II (Video)
Zugor (voice)
 2003 Scary Movie 3
Architect
 2000 MADtv (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor
 1999 10 Years of Thomas & Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 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 the Tank Engine & Friends (TV Series short)
Narrator (US)
- Special Attraction (1995) ... Narrator (US) (voice)
- Fish (1995) ... Narrator (US) (voice)
- Paint Pots and Queens (1995) ... Narrator (US)
- Four Little Engines (1995) ... Narrator (US)
- Steam Roller (1995) ... Narrator (US) (voice)
 1994 Thomas & Friends: James Goes Buzz Buzz (TV Series)
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 1994 Thomas & Friends: Percy's Ghostly Trick (Video)
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:

TV commercials: Dodge Neon 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:

Worked at WEZE AM in Boston, Massachusetts in 1960. The newsman at the time was Jack Burns who partnered with Carlin as a comedy team. On weekends, they decided to.commandeer the news can to.go to out of state gigs. Unfortunately for the station, one of these weekends there was a breakout at Walpole prison. When the station manager told Carlin of it and that they had needed.the news can then to ... 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:

Georgie Porgie See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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