George Lopez Biography

George Lopez Biography
George Lopez (born on April 23, 1961, in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California) is an American comedian, actor, and star of the ABC sitcom, The George Lopez Show.



George Lopez was born to a Mexican-American family and grew up in the San Fernando Valley near Los Angeles, California. George Lopez became a popular stand-up comedian, especially among the Latino community for his satirizing of Mexican-American life and culture in the United States. Much of his humor was drawn from the financial poverty of his upbringing and of the Latino community in general. George Lopez has released four albums of recorded stand-up comedy shows, including Right Now Right Now and Team Leader, which was nominated for a 2004 Grammy for Best Comedy Album. George Lopez appeared in The Latin Kings of Comedy, where he was special guest along with other top Latino stand-up comedians. Alien Nation in 1996 was his first album released of his stand-up comedy shows. George Lopez's current stand-up comedy DVD is Why You Crying?. He recently released "El Mas Chingon" in September of 2006.

George married Ana Serrano in 1993. Their daughter Pedra was born in 1995. In April 2005, he received a transplanted kidney from his wife. An episode of The George Lopez Show was based on this.

In a 2005 interview with Howard Stern, Lopez claimed that he and Carlos Mencia were involved in a physical altercation at a comedy club. George alleged that Mencia appropriated 13 minutes of Lopez's material without permission for his HBO comedy special.

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