Considered by many to be the greatest stand up comedian of all time, he put out 14 stand-up comedy specials for HBO in his career.
He became court martialed multiple times in his youth for abandoning his Air Force enlistment.
Winner of five Grammy awards, he first rose to fame for his infamous "Seven Dirty Words" comedy routine which he first performed in 1972.
He was with Brenda Hosbrook until her death, after which he remarried to Sally Wade.
Lorne Michaels asked him to host the first episode of his new show Saturday Night Live, which he did on October 11, 1975.
Send a correction for George Carlin's Profile:
Are you human?
5 + 2 =
Thanks for contacting us. We will get in touch with you soon!
Close this window