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Jim Carrey


Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994) and ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 45 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Truman Show
The Truman Show Truman Burbank
(1998)
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
(1994)
Dumb and Dumber
Dumb and Dumber Lloyd Christmas
(1994)

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 2016 The Bad Batch
The Hermit
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
CBC News Anchor - Scott Riles (uncredited)
 2008 Yes Man
Carl
 2008 Horton Hears a Who!
Horton (voice)
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene
Charlie / Hank
 1999 Man on the Moon
Andy Kaufman (as Tony Clifton)
 1991 High Strung
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 1989 Pink Cadillac
Lounge Entertainer (as James Carrey)
 1988 The Dead Pool
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Other Works:

Performed the song "I Am The Walrus" on the George Martin album "In My Life". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 24 Interviews | 36 Articles | 11 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

James Carrey | Tony Clifton

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2001, on his first comedy show) My mother dressed me in a polyester suit, and I got booed off the stage, and I didn't go back for two years. But then when I went back, I was gangbusters. See more »

Trivia:

Pictured on one of a set of five nondenominated Canadian commemorative postage stamps honoring Great Canadian Comedians, issued 29 August 2014. In addition to the main portrait, he is shown in his roles as Ace Ventura, Stanley Ipkiss in The Mask (1994), and Lloyd Christmas in Dumb and Dumber (1994). Others honored in this set are Mike Myers, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, and Oliver Guimond. ... See more »

Trademark:

Characters lacking in manners or social awareness See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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