George Carlin Died @ Age 71

Humorists George Dennis Carlin (71) died today after he was admitted to a hospital in Santa Monica from chest pains.

Gary C. Caskey / Reuters

Nobody was funnier than George Carlin. I spent half my childhood in my room listening to his records experiencing pure joy. And he was as kind as he was funny. – Judd Apatow

George did me a solid when he accepted the part of the orally fixated hitchhiker who knew exactly how to get a ride in “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.” When he wrapped his scene in that flick, I thanked him for making the time, and he said, “Just do me a favor: Write me my dream role one day.” When I inquired what that’d be, he offered, “I wanna play a priest who strangles children.”

It was a classic Carlin thing to say: a little naughty and a lot honest. I always figured there’d be time to give George what he asked for. Unfortunately, he left too soon.

He was, and will likely remain, the smartest person I’ve ever met. But really, he was much more than just a person. Without a hint of hyperbole, I can say he was a god, a god who cussed. – Director Kevin Smith remembers George Carlin in Newsweek

To read the full article, visit Newsweek.

Mr. Carlin was repped by Steve Levine and Brian Bunnin @ International Creative Management (ICM) for theatrical and personal appearance, respectively.

One response to “George Carlin Died @ Age 71

  1. Anonymous December 4, 2008 at 10:25 am

    Brian Bunnin is a theatrical agent and Mr.Levine handles personal appearances as head of the dept at that agency


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