George Carlin's Personal Life

George Carlin, by his full name George Denis Patrick Carlin is one of the top comedians of America. George Carlin was born on 12 May 1937 and died on June 22, 2008.

It is known about George Carlin that he lived with his younger brother, Pat and their mother in Manhattan's Morningside Heights section until the age of 17. The comedian's mother, Mary Carlin, worked as a secretary in order to support her children, after leaving their father, when George Carlin was just a child.


Although George Carlin religion was Roman Catholic religion, this best comedian often denounced in his stand up comedy shows, the idea of God, especially in George Carlin Religion Religion and There is no God routines from George Carlin video You are all diseased show.

At the age of 17, in 1954 George Carlin joined the United States Air Force, and was stationed at Shreveport, Louisiana. The comedian took a job as a DJ at a local radio station nearby and he successed in earning his high school equivalency. George Carlin was discharged from the Air Force, three years later, in 1957. George Carlin's experience in radio made him take radio jobs in Boston and Forth Worth, Texas.

Here, the funniest comedian ever, met up with one of his co-workers, the newscaster Jack Burns, to whom George Carlin collaborated in a morning show in Forth Worth, before moving to Holywood.The passion for comedy joined George Carlin and Jack Burns and relocated to Hollywood, where they attracted the attention of the legendary Lenny Bruce. George Carlin and Burns pulled together a two-man show performed on stage in 1959. Even though the partnership didn't work and the two comedians split up, George Carlin was hooked by stand up comedy and he continued on his own, making stand up comedy, the successful career of his life.

Private Life

George Carlin's private life was a success as well. In 1961, the comedian married Brenda Hosbrook (Augus 5 1936 - May 11, 1997), whom he met on a stand up comedy tour in 1960. From their 35-year marriage resulted a daughter, Kelly. George Carlin's daughter was born in 1963, two years after they got married.

In 1971, George Carlin and his wife, Brenda, renewed their wedding vows in Las Vegas, Nevada.

George Carlin and Sally Wade

Carlin's first wife, the producer Brenda Hosbrook, died of liver cancer in 1997, a day before George Carlin's 60 th birthday. George Carlin, the top comedian, is survived by his second wife of ten years, Sally Wade, whom he married on June 24, 1998.

Final Moments

George Carlin died on June 22, 2008 of heart failure. The comedian was admitted to St John's Hospital and died later that day at 5:55 p.m.

In accordance with his wishes, George Carlin was cremated, with his ashes scattered, and no public or religious services of any kind were held.An oral history, edited by George Carlin's daughter, Kelly, will be published in 2009. The book will contain stories from Carlin's friends and family, and cover the considered high points of carlin's life and career, as well as the considered low, including his drug and alcohol addiction.

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