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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 & 19 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)
Filmore / Additional Voice
- Monster Truck Mater (2010) ... Filmore (voice)
- Heavy Metal Mater (2010) ... Additional Voice (voice)
 2006 Cars (Video Game)
Fillmore (voice)
 2006 Cars
Fillmore (voice)
 2005 Tarzan II (Video)
Zugor (voice)
 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)
Narrator
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Napalm and Silly Putty" (Hyperion Publishing) 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 don't have a fear of heights. I do, however, have a fear of falling from heights. [from the book Napalm & Silly Putty] See more »

Trivia:

According to George Carlin's posthumously released autobiography "Last Words", he was planning to release a comedy concert movie called 'The Illustrated George Carlin' in the late 1970s, around the same time as Richard Pryor: Live in Concert (1979). He had part of his second comedy concert, On Location: George Carlin at Phoenix (1978), recorded on film and had planned animated segments and ... 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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