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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 23 April 1961Mission Hills, California, USA
Birth NameGeorge Edward Lopez
Nickname G. Lo
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

George Lopez was born on April 23, 1961 in Mission Hills, California, USA as George Edward Lopez. He is a producer and actor, known for Lopez Tonight (2009), George Lopez: It's Not Me, It's You (2012) and George Lopez (2002). He was previously married to Ann Serrano Lopez.

Spouse (1)

Ann Serrano Lopez (18 September 1993 - 1 June 2011) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Plays the song "Low Rider" before doing shows

Trivia (18)

Turned down a role in Desperado (1995) because he doesn't want to be in films that promoted negative images of Latinos.
Was a disc jockey on MEGA 92.3 in Los Angeles.
Stand up comedian.
Hosted the Seventh Annual Florida Sports Awards from Jacksonville's Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. [June 2002]
Sandra Bullock gave George his break into TV stardom with her own production company when she sent out a scout to check the clubs for Latino talent because there were no Hispanic shows on TV.
In October 2003, he became one of the few comedians to be able to sell-out Los Angeles' historic Universal Amphitheater for three straight nights (Oct. 10-12)
His 2003 live comedy album, "Team Leader", was nominated for the "Best Comedy Album" Grammy in 2004, up against albums by Garrison Keillor, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Margaret Cho and David Cross.
George Lopez, his character on George Lopez (2002), was ranked #18 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
One of the many witnesses in the Michael Jackson trial.
25 April 2005: Had a successful kidney transplant surgery using an organ donated by his wife, Ann Serrano Lopez.
Only the fourth Latino ever to head a sitcom, the first three being Desi Arnaz (I Love Lucy (1951)), Freddie Prinze (Chico and the Man (1974)) and Paul Rodriguez (a.k.a. Pablo (1984)).
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame [March 29, 2006].
Daughter Mayan Lopez was born in 1995.
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $26 million.
Good friends with WWE Hall of Famer Pedro Morales and Andy Garcia and his family.
Has a philanthropic organization called The Lopez Foundation.
His late-night talk show, Lopez Tonight (2009), abruptly ended on August 12, 2011, prior to the start of his 3rd season.
Auditioned for a role in Blood In, Blood Out (1993).

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