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George Lopez Biography

Birth Name:
George C. Lopez
Birth Place:
Mission Hills, California, United States
Comedian, TV host, actor

Fast Facts

  • Worked as a DJ on MEGA 92
  • 3 in Los Angeles
  • Stand-up albums include Right Now Right Now, Team Leader and Alien Nation
  • Was discovered when Sandra Bullock approached him to star in a Latino-based TV series she wanted to produce
  • She guest-starred on the ABC sitcom, George Lopez, as his accident-prone coworker, Amy
  • Published a 2004 autobiography, Why You Crying?
  • Founded the George & Ann Lopez-Richie Alarcón CARE Foundation, which provides resources for education
  • Engaged in public feuds with two other comedians: He accused Carlos Mencia of stealing his material and Jay Leno of not inviting Lopez on his show more frequently