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
Carlin's numerous awards over the years include four Grammy Awards for best spoken album and the 11th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, which was to be presented at a Nov. 10 event in Washington. Here, Carlin holds an award at the 2nd Annual "Comedy Hall of Fame" in Beverly Hills on August 28, 1994. (Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
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