Birth Name: George Carlin
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA
Death Place: Santa Monica, California, USA
Born George Dennis Carlin on May 12, 1937, Carlin was raised in New York City, NY, primarily by his mother, who left her husband when Carlin was an infant. His early years showed a marked anti-authority bent - he quit school at the age of 14 and spent much of his twenties earning numerous court martials and rank demotions while serving as a radar technician with the Air Force at a base in Shreveport, LA from 1954 to 1956. He was honorably discharged in 1957. While still in the Air Force, the 19-year-old Carlin started working as a disc jockey at a local radio station, and pursued this line of work for several years after his discharge in Boston and Fort Worth, TX.Carlin partnered with anothe...
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