GEORGE LOPEZ has risen to become one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry. He has been praised by audiences and critics alike for his work in television, film and standup, as well as his extensive charity work with various foundations.
Lopez currently stars in the FX sitcom Saint George, marking his return to series television. Previously Lopez co-created, wrote, produced and starred in the Warner Bros. Television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC and is still currently in syndication.
In August 2009, Lopez filmed his second HBO Comedy Special, Tall, Dark and Chicano. He headlined his first HBO Comedy Special, America’s Mexican, in 2007. His acclaimed comedy concert, Why You Crying, debuted on Showtime in 2004. Lopez released his third standup CD, El Mas Chingon, in 2006, earning a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Comedy Album. Lopez also was 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 magazine 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. Lopez has made more than 200 television comedy, talk show and hosting appearances, including co-hosting the Emmy Awards and twice hosting the Latin Grammys.
The Lopez Foundation, founded by George, was established to create positive, permanent change for underprivileged children and adults confronting challenges in education and health, as well as increasing community awareness about kidney disease, organ donation, and the military.