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George Lopez

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Margarita Peterson

on 11 May 2010

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George Lopez He built a sucessful career
in stand up comedy around
his struggles as a kid. He built a sucessful career in stand up comedy around his struggles as a child. Born April 23, 1961 His inspiration was Freddie Prinze from the TV show Chico and the Man.
He never thought about a career
in comedy he was thinking about
something in information
technology. In the mid 80's is when he started his
stand up comedy doing full time shows.
In 2000 he hosted his own radio show
in Los Angeles. In 2002 Sandra Bullock approached
him about producing a hispanic based
television show called "The George
Lopez Show" based on his actual life. Childhood He was abondoned by his father when he was
young and was then raised by his grandparents.
He got married in 1993 to Ann Serrano They have been married
for 15 years. They had a daughter in 1995 named Mayan Lopez how he got started career He wrote an autobiography called
"why you crying?" he refers to it as
"My Long, Hard Look at Life, Love, and Laughter." accomplishments personal life His album was nominated for a
grammy in 2004 for best comedy album. In 2005 he suffered from a serious kidney
disease that they were deteriorating
He recieved a transplant that year, his wife
Ann was his donor.

His main hobby is golf
He learned how to play by hitting
lemons around in his backyard One of the top five highest
grossing comedians in the world The show still airs today
on nick at nite. his comedy special Tall, Dark and
chicano was the highest rated stand-up
special on HBO in five years and he
revieved the teen choice for favorite
comedian in 2009. He has starred in movies such as
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
Swing Vote
Valentines Day
The Spy Next Door
The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl In 2006 he recieved a star on
the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Time Magazine named one of the top 25 most influential Hispanics in America.

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