Apr. 23rd, 1961
Mission Hills, California, USA
George Lopez's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Rio
2010 - Valentine's Day
2010 - The Spy Next Door
2010 - Marmaduke
2008 - Beverly Hills Chihuahua
2008 - Swing Vote
2008 - Henry Poole Is Here
2007 - Balls of Fury
2007 - Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
2005 - The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D
2002 - Frank McKlusky, C.I.
2002 - The Original Latin Kings of Comedy
2002 - Real Women have Curves
2000 - Bread and Roses
1993 - Fatal Instinct
1990 - Ski Patrol
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Comedian
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- One of the many witnesses in the 'Michael Jackson (I)' (qv) trial.
- Stand up comedian.
- His 2003 live comedy album, "Team Leader", was nominated for the "Best Comedy Album" Grammy in 2004, up against albums by 'Garrison Keillor' (qv), 'Weird Al' Yankovic', 'Margaret Cho' (qv) and 'David Cross (II)' (qv).
- 'Sandra Bullock' (qv) gave George his break into TV stardom with her own production company when she sent out a scout to check the clubs for Latino talent because there were no Hispanic shows on TV.
- George Lopez, his character on _"George Lopez" (2002)_ (qv), was ranked #18 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
- (8 June 2002) Hosted the Seventh Annual Florida Sports Awards from Jacksonville's Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts.
- Only the fourth Latino ever to head a sitcom, the first three being 'Desi Arnaz' (qv) (_"I Love Lucy" (1951)_ (qv)), 'Freddie Prinze' (qv) (_"Chico and the Man" (1974)_ (qv)) and 'Paul Rodriguez (I)' (qv) ('"a.k.a. Pablo" (1984)').
- Turned down a role in _Desperado (1995)_ (qv) because he doesn't want to be in films that promoted negative images of Latinos.