George Carlin , born as George Denis Patrick Carlin , was an American actor, comedian, television presenter, writer, radio personality, journalist, screenwriter, composer, film producer, and humorist . Carlin was born on May 12, 1937, in New York City and held American citizenship .
Carlin attended both Cardinal Hayes High School and Bishop Dubois High School . As a performer, Carlin was known for his various comedy genres, including satire, black comedy, ribaldry, surreal humour, observational comedy, character comedy, and irony . One of his notable works is the "Seven dirty words" routine .
Carlin had a daughter named Kelly Carlin . He passed away on June 22, 2008, in Santa Monica, California .