Birth Name: George Denis Patrick Carlin
Date of Birth: May 12, 1937
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Death: June 22, 2008
Place of Death: Santa Monica, California, U.S.
George Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic. He is known as one of the most important stand-up comedians of all time. In 2004, he was placed second in Comedy Central’s list of the 100 greatest stand-up comedians.
George’s father, Patrick John Carlin, was Irish, born in Altlahan, Cloghan, Donegal, Ireland, and was advertising manager for The Sun newspaper. George’s mother, Mary F. (Bearey), was born in New York, to Irish parents.
George was married to Brenda Hosbrook, until her death, and to comedy writer Sally Wade, until his death. He had a daughter, actress and writer Kelly Carlin, with Brenda.
George’s paternal grandfather was Patrick John Carlin (the son of James Carlin and Mary).
George’s paternal grandmother was Mary McLaughlin/McLoughlin (the daughter of John McLoughlin and Grace).
George’s maternal grandparents were Dennis Bearey and Mary Grady. Mary was born in Skahna, County Galway.
Genealogy of George Carlin – http://www.geni.com
George’s mother on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org