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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)
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
(1984-1995)

Filmography

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 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2009-2010 Mater's Tall Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Filmore / Additional Voice
- Heavy Metal Mater (2010) ... Additional Voice (voice)
- Monster Truck Mater (2010) ... Filmore (voice)
- Unidentified Flying Mater (2009) ... 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)
 2008 Thomas & Friends: Mud Glorious Mud (Video short)
Narrator (US) (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)
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)
- Gallant Old Engine (1995) ... Narrator (US) (voice)
 1994 Thomas & Friends: James Goes Buzz Buzz (Video)
Narrator (US) (voice)
 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:

Album: "Jammin' in New York" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:


Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If you love someone, set them free; if they come home, set them on fire. [from the book Brain Droppings, 1997] See more »

Trivia:

Just before Christmas 2005, he experienced significant shortage of breath and other heart-related symptoms. On Christmas Day he entered Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Beverly Hills. During an eight-day stay he was treated for a lung infection and narrowed arteries. He received antibiotics and an angioplasty that included the placement of a double stent. The procedure was successful, but he was advised ... 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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