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Birthday: May 12, 1936
Place: New York, New York, USA
Height: 5' 1"
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| The titles of his popular record albums "Weird Behavior" and "Class Clown" sum up the childhood deportment of American comedian George Carlin. He tried to fit into the mainstream, but school was too confining. Carlin dropped out of high school to join the Air Force as a radar mechanic, and while stationed in Shreveport, Louisiana, the 17-year-old Carlin was given a shift as a deejay on a local radio station. At 18, Carlin teamed with the station's newsman Jack Burns and hit the nightclub circuit with a comedy act. Things didn't congeal, and soon both performers went their separate ways (Burns would later team more successfully with Avery Schreiber, then go on to become an influential comedy writer and producer). In the mid 1960s, Carlin began building a following with appearances on variety programs, delivering soon-to-be classic routines about Indian war parties ("You wit' the beads...get outta line"), crack-brained deejays ("Wonderful WINO....") and Al Sleet, the Hippie-Dippie weather man. This fresh burst of celebrity led to Carlin's being hired as a regular on Away We Go, the 1967 summer replacement for The Jackie Gleason Show. Carlin remained popular, but grew tired of pulling out the same routines in show after show; he also rebelled against the conservatism of his physical appearance. Before the 1960s had become the 1970s, Carlin had lost several TV jobs by dressing hippie-style, replete with beard and earrings. But changing public tastes made such eccentricity salable again, and soon Carlin was hot again. One of his more popular routines was one that he couldn't deliver on the air: "The Seven Words You Can't Use On Television." This more than any other piece of material would both deify Carlin with his fans and vilify him with the conservative element: an FM radio station nearly lost its license for playing the "Seven Words" routine, while Carlin himself was arrested during a Milwaukee appearance for violating obscenity laws. This served to solidify Carlin's link with the down-with-everything youth culture of the era, which may be why the comedian was the first guest on the doggedly anti-establishment Saturday Night Live. Carlin's performances became renowned for their unpredictability in the 1970s and early 1980s; sometimes he'd stalk off in the middle of the act if the laughs weren't there, other times he'd verbally abuse the audience, and still other times he wouldn't show up at all. By the mid 1980s, he had cleaned up his personal act (if not his public one), and in 1989 Carlin became something of a teen idol thanks to his appearances as mentor-from-the-future Rufus in the lowbrow but profitable Bill and Ted movies. With nearly three decades of lofty career heights and equally precipitous lows behind him, George Carlin took on a weekly sitcom for the Fox Network in 1993, in which he played a cab driver named George - and within a few weeks was up to his old tricks by weaving a heavily bleeped variation of those "Seven Words" into one of the plotlines.
- Has received two Grammys for his albums "Fm & Am" (1972) and "Jammin' In New York" (1993).
- Has starred in 11 HBO specials since 1977.
- Carlin was the first ever host of "Saturday Night Live", as well as the first ever host of "Fridays" a show fashioned after "SNL", on another network.
- Inducted into the Comedy Hall of Fame in November of 1994.
- Received a Hollywood Walk of Fame star in January of 1987. It's located at the corner of Vine and Selma Streets, between Sunset and Hollywood Boulevards. Milton Berle presided over the ceremony.
- Jack Burns and Carlin were a comedy team from 1960-1962. When they parted ways in 1962, Burns joined the Second City comedy group in Chicago, and George Carlin pursued a solo standup comedy career.
- The radio broadcast of an uncensored version of his routine "Seven Dirty Words You Can't Say on Radio or Television" became the center of a debate over censorship, and FCC legislation over profanity.
- Went to a Catholic School for most of his school years.
- Some of his comedy influences include Spike Jones, the Marx Brothers, Danny Kaye, Jerry Lewis, Lenny Bruce, and Bob Newhart.
- His wife, Brenda, died one day before his sixtieth birthday.
- Hosted the first episode of Saturday Night Live on October 11, 1975.
- Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith. Pg. 91-93. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
- Chosen as #2 in Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (April 2004).
- His list of the Seven Words You Can't Say on TV are referenced in Private Parts (1997).
- Appeared in "The Simpsons" (1989) episode "D'oh-in' in the Wind," playing a former hippie. In a previous episode of the show, Krusty the Clown is told he's being sued by Carlin for stealing the "Seven Words You Can't Say on Television."
- Daughter Kelly born in 1963.
- #2 in Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Standups of All Time.
- Attended (but was expelled from) Cardinal Hayes High School Bronx, New York. Same alma mater of Regis Philbin and Martin Scorcese.
- Has many popular writings on the Internet being falsely attributed to him, such as the anonymous commentaries "I Am A Bad American" and "The Paradox of Our Time", along with several lists of one-liner jokes. George Carlin states on his website that he did not write these, and that "Nothing you see on the Internet is mine unless it came from one of my albums, books, HBO shows, or appeared on my website."
- 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 and during an eight-day stay was treated for a lung infection and narrowed arteries. He received antibiotics and an angioplasty which included the placement of a double stent. The procedure was successful, but he was advised to take things slowly in the New Year.
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