George 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.
Lopez was born on April 23, 1961, in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, of Mexican descent. He was deserted by his father when he was two months old and by his mother when he was 10 years old, but was raised by his maternal grandmother, Benita Gutierrez, a factory worker, and step-grandfather, Refugio Gutierrez, a construction worker. Lopez attended San Fernando High School, graduating in 1979.
In August 2005, Time magazine named him as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Hispanics In America.
He likes to play a lot of golf.
He has never known who his real father was.
On April 25, 2005, he had a successful kidney transplant surgery using an organ donated by his wife, Ana Serrano.
Sandra Bullock 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.
He had a successful kidney transplant surgery using an organ donated by his wife, Ann.
He was one of the many witnesses in the Michael Jackson trial.