Birth Name: George Lopez
Birth Place: Mission Hills, California, USA
Since so much of Lopez's comedy was based around childhood experiences, it was surprising for some fans to learn that his own formative years were anything but memorable. Born on April 23, 1961 in Mission Hills, CA, George's father left his family when he was two. By age 10, he was living full time with his maternal grandmother and her second husband - Lopez's mother having left him to begin a new life with another spouse. Tragically, one of his mother's last acts was to inform him that his father, whom he had been told was dead, was, in fact, alive. These events would provide the dark streak that would inform much of Lopez's later humor. Lopez discovered his life's calling in the mid-1970s,...
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