George Carlin

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George Carlin
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Carlin in May 2008, in ane o his last public performances.
BornGeorge Denis Patrick Carlin
12 Mey 1937(1937-05-12)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died22 Juin 2008(2008-06-22) (aged 71)
Santa Monica, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daith
Hert failur
ThriftStaund-up comedian, actor, social creetic, author
Years active1956–2008
Hauf-marrae(s)Brenda Hosbrook (m. 1961; d. 1997)
Sally Wade (m. 1998; his daith 2008)
ChilderKelly Carlin
Comedy career
MediumStaund-up, televeesion, film, beuks, radio
GenresChairacter comedy, observational comedy, wird play, satire, poleetical satire, black comedy, surreal humour, sarcasm, blue comedy
Subject(s)American cultur, American Inglis, everyday life, antitheism, recreational drug uise, daith, filosofie, sports, human behaviour, American politics, patriotism, faimily, parentin, bairns, releegion, profanity, psychology, race relations, auld age, pop cultur, naitionalism, sel-deprecation, masculinity, poleetical alienation
SeegnaturGeorge Carlin Signature.svg

George Denis Patrick Carlin[1] (Mey 12, 1937 – Juin 22, 2008) wis an American staund-up comedian, actor, social creetic an author. Carlin wis notit for his black comedy an his thochts on politics, the Inglis leid, psychology, releegion, an various taboo subjects. Carlin an his "Seiven dirty wirds" comedy routine war central tae the 1978 U.S. Supreme Coort case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation, in which a 5–4 decision affirmed the govrenment's pouer tae regulate indecent material on the public airwaves.

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  1. Sullivan, James (2010). Seven Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin. Da Capo Press. Retrieved June 10, 2014. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)