George Lopez Essay

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George Lopez is a world famous entertainer who has a history of working with television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. Lopez has even had his own late night talk show, Lopez Tonight. In the summer of 2012, George hosted Fox’s dating series “Take Me Out,” in which people would be given the chance to find their perfect love. Lopez has voiced characters in many children’s movies and television series, such as the character Rafael in the animated blockbuster, Rio. Other films in which he’s played are Valentine’s Day, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Swing Vote, Henry Poole Is Here, and Balls of Fury. He headlined his first HBO Comedy Special, America’s Mexican, in 2007. Lopez has also performed as part of HBO and TBS’s Comic Relief 2006. In May 2004, his autobiography, “Why You Crying?,” entered The New York Times Bestsellers Top 20. The book was co-written by Emmy winning writer and sportscaster Armen Keteyian. He 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 magazine named him one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America. At the same time, he was also announced by the Harris Poll one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities. Lopez has received the Manny Mota Foundation Community Spirit Award and was named Honorary Mayor of Los Angeles for his extensive fundraising efforts benefiting earthquake victims in El Salvador and Guatemala. Other honors include an Imagen Vision Award, the Latino Spirit Award and the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award. George Lopez also has a history of attending and being a part of many charity events, including making a charity foundation himself. The Lopez Foundation was established to create positive, permanent change for underprivileged children and adults

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