George Lopez

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George Lopez
George Lopez 2010.jpg
Birth nameGeorge Lopez
Born (1961-04-23) April 23, 1961 (age 58)
Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
MediumStand-up, television, film, books, radio
Years active1983–present
GenresObservational comedy, satire, blue comedy
Subject(s)Mexican–American culture, race relations, racism, family, friends, everyday life
InfluencesRichard Pryor,[2] Freddie Prinze, Cheech & Chong, Bill Cosby, Paul Mooney, Chris Rock[3]
SpouseAnn Serrano (m. 1993–2011; 1 child)
Notable works and rolesGeorge Lopez on George Lopez
Commentator on Inside the NFL
Host of Lopez Tonight

George Lopez (born April 23, 1961) is a Mexican-American comedian, actor, and talk show host. He is mostly known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom George Lopez.

His stand-up comedy examines race and ethnic relations, including Mexican-American culture. He was the host of the late-night talk show Lopez Tonight on TBS until its cancellation on August 12, 2011.

Personal life[change | change source]

Lopez was born in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California.[4] Lopez was married to Ann Serrano from 1993 until they divorced in 2011, they had one child.

Political views[change | change source]

On December 21, 2010, Lopez announced on Good Day L.A. that he would run for mayor of Los Angeles in the upcoming years.[5][6]

In an interview with Piers Morgan, Lopez stated that if Sarah Palin ever becomes the President of the United States, he would emigrate to Canada.[7] In December 2015, Lopez announced his support for Bernie Sanders for President of the United States in the 2016 presidential election.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "George Lopez Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story". 1961-04-23. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
  2. Lopez, George; Keteyian, Armen (2004). Why You Crying?: My Long, Hard Look at Life, Love, and Laughter. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 0-7432-5994-7.
  3. "George Lopez at MySpace". Retrieved October 12, 2007.
  4. "George Lopez Biography (1961-)". Retrieved 2012-09-28.
  5. "George Lopez: I'm Running for Mayor of L.A.!". 2010-12-21. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
  6. "Is George Lopez Planning to Run for Mayor of Los Angeles?". Extra Retrieved December 11, 2015.
  7. " Video". CNN. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
  8. "George Lopez on Facebook".

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to George Lopez at Wikimedia Commons