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George Denis Patrick Carlin
May 12, 1937
|Died||June 22, 2008
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Heart failure|
|Occupation||Stand-up comedian, writer, social critic, actor, author, comedian, satirist|
|Known for||Narrator of Thomas and Friends
Mr. Conductor on Shining Time Station
(m. 1961–1997; her death)
(m. 1998–2008; his death)
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 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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