|Birth name||George Edward Lopez|
|Born||April 23, 1961|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Medium||Stand-up, television, movies|
|Genres||Observational comedy, black comedy, insult comedy, physical comedy, satire|
|Subject(s)||Latin American culture, American politics, race relations, family, everyday life, pop culture|
(m. 1993; div. 2011)
George Edward Lopez (born April 23, 1961) is an 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. Lopez was married to Ann Serrano from 1993 until they divorced in 2011, and had one child.
Influences[change | change source]
Lopez stated comedians like Freddie Prinze, Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby, Katt Williams, Cheech & Chong and Paul Mooney as influences.
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.
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. In December 2015, Lopez announced his support for Bernie Sanders for President of the United States in the 2016 presidential election.
Filmography[change | change source]
|1990||Ski Patrol||Eddie Martinez|
|1993||Fatal Instinct||Murder Investigator|
|2001||Bread and Roses||Perez|
|2002||Real Women Have Curves||Mr. Guzman|
|2005||The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl||Mr. Electricidad/Mr. Electric/Tobor|
|2006||Balls of Fury||Ernie Rodriguez|
|2008||Swing Vote||John Sweeney|
|Henry Poole Is Here||Father Salizar|
|Beverly Hills Chihuahua||Papi||Voice acting debut|
|2009||Shannon's Rainbow||Captain Martin|
|2010||The Spy Next Door||Glaze|
|2011||Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2||Papi|
|The Smurfs||Grouchy Smurf||Voice role|
|April Apocalypse||Dr. Lyle|
|2012||Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta!||Papi||Voice role|
|2013||Escape from Planet Earth||Thurman||Voice role|
|The Smurfs 2||Grouchy Smurf (voice)||Voice role|
|2014||Rio 2||Rafael||Voice role|
|2015||Spare Parts||Fredi Cameron||Also producer|
|2016||Meet the Blacks||President El. Bama|
|2017||Gnome Alone||Voice role|
|2019||El Chicano||Captain Gomez|
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "George Lopez Biography (1961-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
- ↑ "George Lopez: I'm Running for Mayor of L.A.!". TMZ.com. 2010-12-21. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
- ↑ "Is George Lopez Planning to Run for Mayor of Los Angeles?". Extra Tv.com. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
- ↑ "CNN.com Video". CNN. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
- ↑ "George Lopez on Facebook". Facebook.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to George Lopez at Wikimedia Commons