George Lopez

George Lopez

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About George Lopez

George Lopez’s multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, standup comedy, and late-night television.


Lopez is currently
on the road, bringing
his stand up comedy tour
to
arenas across the country.
He also
recently
completed
his
standup comedy tour,
The Comedy Get Down
,
with Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and Cedric the
Entertainer
.
The comedians
also
debuted their
BET scripted comedy series based on their tour
.


Lopez will next be seen in the
film
El Chicano
, releasing on May 3rd
alongside Raúl Castillo, Aimee Garcia, and
Emilio Rivera
.
He is also set to star in
Walking With Herb
opposite
Edward James Olmos
and
Mary McDonnell
.
The faith
-
based film is
inspired by
Joe S. Bullock’s
novel of the same name.


He
recently wrapped
shooting
the
upcoming crime thriller
The Tax Collector
with
Shia LaBeouf
and
Lana Parrilla
.
David Ayer
wrote the
screenplay and directed
the film
.


Lopez
starred in
Lopez
on TV
Land.
Produced
by Lopez, the series explore
d
how he struggled
between his two
worlds a
nd crises that are often of his own making. The half
hour single camera serialized
comedy aired for two
seasons.

For two seasons
Lopez hosted
Lopez Tonight, a late
-
night television talk show on TBS
. This represented Lopez's
return to series television after co-creating, writing, producing,
and starring in
Warner Bros. Television's
groundbreaking hit sitcom
George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC.
George Lopez
remains a hit with
viewers in syndication on both broadcast stations and cable's Nick at Nite,
ranking as one of the top-
rated shows
on the net
work and among the top five comedies and top 20 weekly programs
in syndication.

In 2015,
Lopez was seen in the Lionsgate inspirational drama,
Spare Parts
.
Produced by Lopez, the film is based
on a true story about four undocumented Mexican
-
American tee
naggers from Phoenix who team up to build an
underwater robot that
wins the national robotics competition.
In 2014, Lopez starred in the multi
-
camera
ensemble comedy
Saint George
on FX, which he co
-
created.


Lopez debuted his third solo stand
-
up special
It’s Not Me, It’s You
in 2012
on HBO. Lopez also voiced animated
characters in a string of animated blockbuster films including
Zook in
Gnome Alone, Rafael in Rio and Rio 2 along
with Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway a
nd Jesse Eisenberg, Thurman in
Escape from Planet Earth opposite Jane Lynch
and Sofia Vergara, Grouchy Smurf in
The Smurfs 1 and 2 , and
The Beverly Hills Chihuahua 1, 2, and 3.
His recent film credits include the box- office hit Valentine's Day directed by Garry Marshall,
River Runs Red , Swing Vote, Henry Poole Is Here and Balls of Fury.

Lopez has been featured in three HBO
specials, The Wall in August 2017,
GRAMMY nominated Best Comedy
Album
Tall, Dark and Chicano
in 2009 ,and America's Mexican in 2007. Lopez also performed as part of HBO and TBS's Comic Relief 2006. His acclaimed comedy concert,
Why You Crying? , debuted on Showtime in 2004. He released his third standup CD, El Mas Chingon, in 2006, which also earned Lopez a GRAMMY nomination in the category of Best Comedy Album. In 2004, he was nominated for a GRAMMY in the same category for his CD Team Leader
r. 2
In May 2004,
Lopez’s
autobiography,
Why You Crying?
, entered
The New York Times
Bestsellers List top 20. The
book was co
-
written by Emmy winning writer and sportscaster Armen Keteyian. Lopez released his second memoir, I’m Not Gonna Lie And Other Lies You Tell When You Turn 50 ,
in 2013 where he tells the unabashed and
hilarious truth about aging –as only he can.
Lopez was also the focus of the award-winning documentary Brown is the New Green: George Lopez and the American Dream.


In 2006, Lopez received a star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition, Time named him one of the 25 Most
Influential Hispanics in America, and the Harris Poll named him one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities.