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Jim Carrey
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Born James Eugene Carrey
January 17 1962 (1962-01-17) (age 55)
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor, comedian, producer
Years active 1979–present

James Eugene "Jim" Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian American actor, comedian, and producer. Carrey has received four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning two. Known for his highly energetic slapstick performances, he has been described as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood.

Carrey first gained recognition in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy In Living Color. His first leading roles in major productions came with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994), The Mask (1994), and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995). In 1997, he gave a critically acclaimed performance in Liar Liar, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor. He then starred in The Truman Show (1998) and Man on the Moon (1999), with each garnering him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

In 2000, he gained further recognition for his portrayal of the The Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas and then, in 2003, Bruce Almighty. The following year he starred in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), for which he received another Golden Globe nomination in addition to a BAFTA Award nomination. He then starred in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Yes Man (2008) and A Christmas Carol (2009). More recently, he has starred in Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013).

Filmography

Year Film Role
1983 The Sex and Violence Family Hour Various
Copper Mountain Bobby Todd
All in Good Taste Ralph Parker
1984 Finders Keepers Lane Bidlekoff
1985 Once Bitten Mark Kendall
1986 Peggy Sue Got Married Walter Getz
1988 The Dead Pool Johnny Squares
1989 Earth Girls Are Easy Wiploc
Pink Cadillac Lounge Entertainer
1991 High Strung Death
1992 Doing Time on Maple Drive Tim Carter
1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Ace Ventura
The Mask Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask
Dumb and Dumber Lloyd Christmas
1995 Batman Forever Riddler / Edward Nygma
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Ace Ventura
1996 The Cable Guy Cable Guy
1997 Liar Liar Fletcher Reede
1998 The Truman Show Truman Burbank
Simon Birch Adult Joe Wenteworth
1999 Man on the Moon Andy Kaufman (also as Tony Clifton)
2000 Me, Myself & Irene Charlie Baileygates/Hank Evans
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Grinch
2001 The Majestic Peter Appleton
2003 Bruce Almighty Bruce Nolan
2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Joel Barish
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Count Olaf
2005 Fun with Dick and Jane Richard 'Dick' Harper
2007 The Number 23 Walter Sparrow / Fingerling
2008 Horton Hears a Who!
Yes Man Carl Allen
2009 I Love You Phillip Morris Steven Jay Russell
A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge / Ghost of Christmas Past / Ghost of Christmas Present / Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
Under the Sea 3D Narrator
2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins Tom Popper
2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Steve Gray
Kick-Ass 2 Colonel Stars and Stripes
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Scott Reils, the CBC News anchor
2014 Dumb and Dumber To Lloyd Christmas
2016 The Bad Batch Peter

External links

Jim Carrey films

The Sex and Violence Family Hour (1983)  · Copper Mountain (1983)  · All in Good Taste (1983)  · Finders Keepers (1984)  · Once Bitten (1985)  · Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)  · The Dead Pool (1988)  · Earth Girls Are Easy (1989)  · Pink Cadillac (1989)  · High Strung (1991)  · Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)  · Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)  · The Mask (1994)  · Dumb and Dumber (1994)  · Batman Forever (1995)  · Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)  · The Cable Guy (1996)  · Liar Liar (1997)  · The Truman Show (1998)  · Simon Birch (1998)  · Man on the Moon (1999)  · Me, Myself & Irene (2000)  · Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)  · The Majestic (2001)  · Bruce Almighty (2003)  · Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)  · Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)  · Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)  · The Number 23 (2007)  · Horton Hears a Who! (2008)  · Yes Man (2008)  · I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)  · A Christmas Carol (2009)  · Under the Sea 3D (2009)  · Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)  · The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)  · Kick-Ass 2 (2013)  · Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)  · Dumb and Dumber To (2014)  ·

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