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George Carlin
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Brenda Hosbrook
(3 June 1963 - 11 May 1997) (her death) 1 daughter

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A comedian with three comedy styles: 1, words we have in the dictionary; 2, the little world, which includes little things we have in common; and 3, the big world.

Salty standup comedy monologues with a strong content emphasis on social commentary and language.

Trivia

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 Church School for most of his school years.

One of his influences was Spike Jones.

His wife, Brenda, died one day before his sixtieth birthday.

Hosted the first episode of Saturday Night Live on October 11, 1975.

George Carlin stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
With Six You Get Eggroll 1968 *** 1/2
Outrageous Fortune 1987 With Jessica **
Bill & Tedís Excellent Adventure 1989 With Jessica **
Bill & Tedís Bogus Journey 1991 With the Brusics in Minniapolis ***
Dogma 1999 at Showcase Orange Digital ****
Jersey Girl 2004 w/ Suzy on DVD **
Cars 2006 Suzy & Hanna at Destina Middletown Digital *** 1/2
Happily N'Ever After 2007 Family on DVD **