George Carlin: Life and Times

From his legal legacy to prolific appearances, the comedian's epic career.

George Carlin (1937-2008)

George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
George Carlin
In the late seventies, Carlin remained relatively low on the radar. Although he made a series of HBO specials, Carlin would later reveal on "Inside the Actors Studio" that he had suffered three heart attacks. Carlin returned to stand-up, pictured at left in 1981. (Ken Howard/Getty Images)
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