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 alsodebuted 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 byJoe 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 TVLand.
Produced by Lopez, the series explored
how he struggled between his two
worlds and 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 network 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 teenagers 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 Rioand Rio 2along with Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg, Thurman in
Escape from Planet Earthopposite 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 Daydirected 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 Wallin August 2017,GRAMMY nominated Best Comedy Album Tall, Dark and Chicanoin 2009,andAmerica's Mexicanin 2007. Lopez also performed as part of HBO and TBS's Comic Relief 2006. His acclaimed comedy concert, Why You Crying?, debuted on S
howtime 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. In May 2004,Lopez’sautobiography,
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 YouTurn 50, in 2013
where he tells the unabashed and
hilarious truth about aging –as only he can.
Lopez was alsothe 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 himone of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities.