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George Carlin and Sally Wade Marriage Profile


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George Carlin and Sally Wade in New York City, New York on March 9, 2004.

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In the summer of 1998, a year after he lost his wife of 36 years, George Carlin found himself falling in love with Sally Wade.

Here is information about their relationship.


George Dennis Carlin: May 12, 1937 in New York, New York.

Sally Wade: Unknown.


George Carlin: June 22, 2008 at the age of 71 in Santa Monica, California from heart failure.


George about falling in love with Sally: "Summer, 1998, falling in love with Sally ... Fall, 1998, completely in love with Sally."
Source: "Timeline." GeorgeCarlin.com.


In 1963, Kelly Carlin McCall, George's only daughter, was born. Her mother was George's first wife, Brenda Hosbrook.


George: Stand-up comedian, actor, writer.

Sally: Writer.


George lived in Brentwood/Los Angeles for 23 years. In July 1999, he moved to a condo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Quotes about the Marriage of George Carlin and Sally Wade:

George about Sally: "And Sally is just fantastic. She's smart and funny and great-looking. And she and I have this thing where we kind of like inhabit a bubble, and we just kind of -- we just -- it's like the whole universe is ours. It's a wonderful feeling."
Source: "George Carlin Discusses 'Silly Putty and Napalm'", Larry King Live, CNN.com, 6/08/2001.

George about meeting Sally: "This happened like a thunderbolt. Everything about the relationship is what I call perfect. It's a gift. It's an absolute gift from the cosmos that we found each other."
Source: "George Carlin likes YOU; he just doesn't like US", Oelwein Daily Register, 6/16/2001.

George about his relationship with Sally: "I’m in a wonderful relationship – my wife died in 1997 and since that time, I’ve met Sally Wade. We’re in a relationship that joyfully requires every second I can bring to it. We spend a lot of time talking and being together and becoming the pair that we are. Then there’s the work and the travel, and the reading ..."
Source: "George Carlin with Tony Hendra", WritersBlocPresents.com, 4/27/2001.

Previous Marriages:

George was previously married to Brenda Hosbrook. Their marriage lasted 36 years until her death from liver cancer.

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