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 addition to his stand-up work, Carlin was featured on T.V. shows and in film as well. He made a memorable appearance in 1989's "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure," and played a supporting role in 1991's "Prince of Tides," which starred Barbra Streisand and Nick Nolte.

Carlin appears here onstage at a charity party in Hollywood on Aug. 11, 1994. (David Keeler/Getty Images)

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