George Carlin, the birth name George Denis Patrick Carlin was a famous American stand-up comedian. The actor is a multi-talented personality. He is popular for his intensive skills. He is known to be an amateur philosopher, author, and social critic.
George Carlin Birthday: George was born on May 12, 1937, in Manhattan, New York, U.S.
George Carlin Family: George was born to Mary Carlin (née Bearey) and The Sun‘s advertising manager Patrick John Carlin. He had one older brother, Patrick Jr.
Carlin was raised by his mother alone as his father’s alcoholism separated his parents. He picked up an appreciation for the effective use of the English language from his mother. After completing studies he joined the United States Air Force and trained as a radar technician. At that time he lived at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, Louisiana. He even worked as a Radio Jockey at radio station KJOE.
The time at which George was working as a Radio Jockey he met Jack Burns. They together formed a successful comedy team called The Cellar. From here his journey towards his main aim continued.
The man became extremely popular because of his Black Comedy. He stressed upon politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. One of his famous comedy series, “seven dirty words“ was targeted to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation, in which a 5–4 decision affirmed the government’s power to regulate indecent material on the public airwaves.
In 1977, the first of Carlin’s 14 stand-up comedy specials for HBO was filmed. He mainly focused upon sociocultural criticism of American society. He had a keen interest in contemporary political issues in the United States and satirized the excesses of American culture.
Before his death from cardiac arrest HBO special, It’s Bad for Ya was filmed less than four months. The great actor was highly influenced by many other great personalities such as Danny Kaye, Jonathan Winters, Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, Jerry Lewis, and many others.
Carlin was known for his great words which aroused interest in his work among people. So let’s read out the most impressive George Carlin Quotes to make you stand positive in tough situations.
George Carlin Quotes
“Never underestimate the power of stupid people in a large group.” — George Carlin
“Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring …