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George Carlin
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Born
George Denis Patrick Carlin

(1937-05-12)May 12, 1937
Died June 22, 2008(2008-06-22) (aged 71)
Cause of death Heart failure
Occupation Stand-up comedian, writer, social critic, actor, author, comedian, satirist
Years active 1956–2008
Known for Narrator of Thomas and Friends
Mr. Conductor on Shining Time Station
Spouse(s) Brenda Hosbrook
(m. 1961–1997; her death)
Sally Wade
(m. 1998–2008; his death)
Children Kelly Carlin

George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) was an American Stand-up comedian, writer, social critic, actor, author, comedian and satirist.

Carlin was born and raised in Manhattan, New York City.

Carlin acted in movies including Jersey Girl, Dogma, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (and its sequel), Scary Movie 3, and Disney's Tarzan 2. He also narrated the children's television series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends from 1991 to 1995 (Actor Alec Baldwin later took over the role in 1998), and Portrayed Mr. Conductor on Shining Time Station.

Carlin had a history of heart problems. He had several heart attacks. He died of heart failure in Santa Monica, California at age 71.

Personal life

Carlin married Brenda Hosbrook on June 3, 1961, together they have a daughter named Kelly. They remained married until her death in 1997, just a few day's before Carlin's 60th birthday. Carlin then married Sally Wade on June 24, 1998, the married lasted until Carlin's death in 2008.

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