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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 Happily N'Ever After
The Wizard (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)
 2004 Jersey Girl
Bart Trinke
 2003 Scary Movie 3
Architect
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Hitchhiker
 2000 MADtv (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor
- Episode #5.24 (2000) ... Mr. Conductor
 1999 10 Years of Thomas & Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1999 Storytime with Thomas (TV Series)
Narrator (Thomas Segments)
 1999 Dogma
Cardinal Glick
 1998 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Munchie
- D'oh-in' in the Wind (1998) ... Munchie (voice)
 1996 Mr. Conductor's Thomas Tales (TV Series short)
Mr. Conductor
- Wish You Were Here (1996) ... Mr. Conductor
- Wildlife (1996) ... Mr. Conductor
- Splish, Splash, Splosh (1996) ... Mr. Conductor
- Paint the Town Red (1996) ... Mr. Conductor
- Missing Whistles (1996) ... Mr. Conductor
 1995 Shining Time Station: Queen for a Day (TV Movie)
Mr. Conductor
 1995 Streets of Laredo (TV Mini-Series)
Billy Williams
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Billy Williams
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Billy Williams
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Billy Williams
 1995 Shining Time Station: One of the Family (TV Movie)
Mr. Conductor
 1994-1995 The George Carlin Show (TV Series)
George O'Grady
- George Likes a Good War (1995) ... George O'Grady
- George Tells the Truth (1995) ... George O'Grady
- George Helps a Friend (1995) ... George O'Grady
- George Puts on a Happy Face (1994) ... George O'Grady
- George Does a Bad Thing (1994) ... George O'Grady
 1995 Shining Time Station: Second Chances (TV Movie)
Mr. Conductor
 1995 Shining Time Station: Once Upon a Time (TV Movie)
Mr. Conductor
 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
 1991-1993 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor / Mr. Conductor's Double
- The Mayor Runs for Re-Election (1993) ... Mr. Conductor
- Mr. Conductor's Big Sleepwalk (1993) ... Mr. Conductor
- Dance Crazy (1993) ... Mr. Conductor
- The Joke's on Schemer (1993) ... Mr. Conductor
- Mr. Conductor's Fourth of July (1993) ... Mr. Conductor
 1991 The Prince of Tides
Eddie Detreville
 1990 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (TV Series)
Rufus
- A Grimm Story of an Overdue Book (1990) ... Rufus (voice)
- A Job, a Job, My Kingdom for a Job (1990) ... Rufus (voice)
- Never the Twain Shall Meet (1990) ... Rufus (voice)
- This Babe Ruth 'Babe' Is a Dude, Dude (1990) ... Rufus (voice)
 1990 Working Tra$h (TV Movie)
Ralph
 1988 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Justin Case
- Justin Case (1988) ... Justin Case
 1987 Outrageous Fortune
Frank
 1979 Americathon
Narrator
 1977 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series)
Wally 'The Wow' Wexler
- Radio Free Freddie (1977) ... Wally 'The Wow' Wexler
 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
Show Show Producer (19 credits)
Show Show Writer (25 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (11 credits)
Show Show Self (119 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (47 credits)

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Other Works:

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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 enjoy criticizing on the basis of "It's you folks." Because I never felt a part of this, I never identified with a local group. I never belonged to any club, organization, or state. I love New York City, but that's a chauvinist thing. I suppose it's a belonging thing. I'm not proud of this country, I don't care what happens to it, I honestly don't give a shit if it all goes up in flames. Having... 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:

Raspy voice See more »

Nickname:

Curious George See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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