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George Carlin

George Carlin

American stand-up comedian
Visionary standup comedian, social critic, and actor of the '60s-2000s whose musings on the language are legendary.
BornMay 12, 1937
HometownNew York City, U.S.
Net worth$10 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseSally Wade, Brenda Hosbrook
ChildrenKelly Carlin
ParentsMary Bearey, Patrick Carlin, Sr.
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Podcast sued for 'AI George Carlin' settles with comic's estate

  • Podcasters who controversially used AI to emulate the late US comedian George Carlin in a recent comedy episode have reached a settlement with his estate after family members sued."Dudesy" is an experimental comedy podcast in which human hosts interact with AI to shape the format and content of each episode.

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George Carlin's estate files lawsuit over AI-generated comedy special

Comedian George Carlin died in 2008. His voice was resurrected earlier this month when an AI-generated comedy special, called 'George Carlin: I'm glad I'm dead,' was posted to YouTube by Dudesy, a podcast. Dudesy is run by Will Sasso and Chad Kultgen. Carlin's estate has since filed suit, accusing Dudesy of stealing "a great American artist's work". The lawsuit "alleging copyright infringement and a violation of" Carlin's "right to publicity" was filed in California Federal Court, NBC News reports.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Justin Case
Justin Case
1h 18min
1988
Tarzan II
Tarzan II
G
1h 12min
2005
Jersey Girl
Jersey Girl
PG-13
1h 37min
2004
Dogma
Dogma
R
2h 15min
1999
The George Carlin Show
The George Carlin Show
0h 30min
1994
Working Trash
Working Trash
1h 37min
1990
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures
TV-Y7
0h 30min
1990

Albums

Carlin on Campus
Carlin on Campus
1984
Killer Carlin
Killer Carlin
1981
Place for My Stuff!
Place for My Stuff!
1981
Indecent Exposure (Some of the Best of George Carlin)
Indecent Exposure (Some of the Best of George Carlin)
1979
On the Road
On the Road
1977
Evening with Wally Londo Featuring Bill Slaszo
Evening with Wally Londo Featuring Bill Slaszo
1975
Toledo Window Box
Toledo Window Box
1974
Occupation: Foole
Occupation: Foole
1973
Class Clown
Class Clown
1972
FM & AM
FM & AM
1972
Take-Offs and Put-Ons
Take-Offs and Put-Ons
1967
Burns and Carlin at the Playboy Club Tonight
Burns and Carlin at the Playboy Club Tonight
1963
Camp Counselor [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, May 10, 1970]
Camp Counselor [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, May 10, 1970]
2021
Hippy Dippy Weatherman [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, December 24, 1967]
Hippy Dippy Weatherman [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, December 24, 1967]
2021
Daytime Television [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, March 19, 1967]
Daytime Television [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, March 19, 1967]
2020
News [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, May 18, 1969]
News [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, May 18, 1969]
2020
Television [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, February 8, 1970]
Television [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, February 8, 1970]
2020
News Report [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, January 29, 1967]
News Report [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, January 29, 1967]
2020
Going to the Movies [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, October 1, 1967]
Going to the Movies [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, October 1, 1967]
2020
Big City Crime [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, October 27, 1968]
Big City Crime [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, October 27, 1968]
2020
Election Year [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, April 28, 1968]
Election Year [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, April 28, 1968]
2020
I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die
I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die
2016
It's Bad for Ya
It's Bad for Ya
2008
Napalm and Silly Putty
Napalm and Silly Putty
2007
Brain Droppings
Brain Droppings
2007
More Napalm and Silly Putty
More Napalm and Silly Putty
2007
Life Is Worth Losing
Life Is Worth Losing
2006
George Carlin on Comedy
George Carlin on Comedy
2002
Complaints and Grievances
Complaints and Grievances
2001

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1999Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music ProgramGeorge Carlin: You Are All DiseasedNominated
1997Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music ProgramGeorge Carlin: 40 Years of ComedyNominated
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