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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)
 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)
 2006 Cars (Video Game)
Fillmore (voice)
 2006 Cars
Fillmore (voice)
 2005 Tarzan II (Video)
Zugor (voice)
 2000 MADtv (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor
 1998 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- 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)
 1991 The Prince of Tides
Eddie Detreville
 1990 Working Tra$h (TV Movie)
 1987 Outrageous Fortune
 1979 Americathon
 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:

(1998-99) TV commercial: 10-10-321 long-distance phone service See more »

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

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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 »


Daughter, Kelly Carlin-McCall, was born in 1963. See more »


Salty standup comedy monologues with a strong content emphasis on social commentary and language. See more »


Georgie Porgie See more »

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