George Carlin (1937–2008)


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George Denis Patrick Carlin was born and raised in Manhattan, New York City, to Mary (Bearey), a secretary, and Patrick John Carlin, an advertising manager for The Sun; they had met while working in marketing. His father was from Donegal, Ireland, and his mother was Irish-American. His parents divorced when he was two months old, and he was raised... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Dogma Cardinal Glick
(1999)
Jersey Girl Bart Trinke
(2004)

Filmography

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 2017 Thomas & Friends: Thomas' Holiday Collection (Video)
Narrator (US) (voice)
 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2009-2010 Mater's Tall Tales (TV Series short)
Filmore / Additional Voice Talent
- Heavy Metal Mater (2010) ... Additional Voice Talent (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)
 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 2: The Legend Begins (Video)
Zugor (voice)
 2004 Jersey Girl
Bart Trinke
 2003 Thomas & Friends: Best of Gordon (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 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 Storytime with Thomas (TV Series)
Narrator (Thomas Segments) / Narrator (Thomas Stories)
- Let's Have a Race/A Surprise for Percy/Scarecrow's Birthday Surprise/Snow (1999) ... Narrator (Thomas Segments) (voice)
 1999 10 Years of Thomas & Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1999 Dogma
Cardinal Glick
 1998 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Munchie
- D'oh-in' in the Wind (1998) ... Munchie (voice)
 1997 Thomas and Friends: Hop on Board (Short)
Narrator (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
 1984-1995 Thomas & 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)
- Gallant Old Engine (1995) ... Narrator (US) (voice)
 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
 1995 Shining Time Station: Second Chances (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: Once Upon a Time (TV Movie)
Mr. Conductor
 1994 Thomas & Friends: Percy's Ghostly Trick (Video short)
Narrator
 1994 Thomas & Friends: James Goes Buzz Buzz (Video short)
Narrator (US) (voice)
 1993 Shining Time Station: Singsongs Volume 2 (Video short)
Mr. Conductor
 1991-1993 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor / Mr. Conductor's Double
- How the Station Got Its Name (1993) ... Mr. Conductor
- Stacy Says No (1993) ... Mr. Conductor
- The Mayor Runs for Re-Election (1993) ... Mr. Conductor
- Mr. Conductor's Big Sleepwalk (1993) ... Mr. Conductor
- Mr. Conductor Gets Left Out (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
 1989 What's Alan Watching? (TV Special)
George Carlin
 1988 The Magical World of Disney (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
 1966 The Glass Bottom Boat
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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


Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Sally Wade  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Kelly Carlin

Parents:

Patrick John Carlin | Mary (Bearey) Carlin

Relatives:

Patrick Carlin (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Standing ovations have become far too commonplace. What we need are ovations where the audience members all punch and kick one another. [from the book "Napalm & Silly Putty"] See more »

Trivia:

Attended (but was expelled from) Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, New York--the same alma mater as Regis Philbin, Martin Scorsese, George Dzundza, Jamal Mashburn and Don DeLillo. See more »

Trademark:

Jokes about religion See more »

Nickname:

Curious George See more »

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