Jim Carrey

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Age: 52
Birthplace: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Eugene "Jim" Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, singer and writer. He has received two Golden Globe Awards and has also been nominated on four occasions. Carrey began stand-up comedy in 1979, performing at Yuk Yuk's in Toronto, Ontario. After gaining prominence in 1981, he began working at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles where he was soon noticed by comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who immediately signed him to open his tour performances. Carrey, long interested in film and television, developed a close friendship with comedian Damon Wayans, which landed him a role in the sketch comedy hit In Living Color, in which he portrayed various characters during the show's 1990 season. Having had little success in television movies and several low-budget films, Carrey was cast as the title character in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective which premiered in February, 1994, making more than $72 million domestically. The film spawned a sequel, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), in which he reprised the role of Ventura. High profile roles followed when he was cast as Stanley Ipkiss in The Mask (1994) for which he gained a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, and as Lloyd Christmas in the comedy film Dumb and Dumber (1994). Between 1996 and 1999, Carrey continued his success after earning lead roles in several highly popular films including The Cable Guy (1996), Liar Liar (1997), in which he was nominated for another Golden Globe Award and in the critically acclaimed films The Truman Show and Man on the Moon, in 1998 and 1999, respectively. Both films earned Carrey Golden Globe awards. Since earning both awards — the only two in his three-decade career— Carrey continued to star in comedy films, including How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) where he played the title character, Bruce Almighty (2003) where he portrayed the role of unlucky TV reporter Bruce Nolan, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Yes Man (2008), and A Christmas Carol (2009). Carrey has also taken on more serious roles including Joel Barish in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) alongside Kate Winslet and Kirsten Dunst, which earned him another Golden Globe nomination, and Steven Jay Russell in I Love You Phillip Morris (2009) alongside Ewan McGregor.   Description above from the Wikipedia article Jim Carrey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Movie Character Year
Cfvblhl8o6ysfnu6fhpklagareu The Dead Pool Johnny Squares 1988
Fbkbyr8tt8vffa6ivzqnc919eld Earth Girls Are Easy Wiploc 1989
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2v8dfgusr0unjwnwhi8lkgoudzp The Itsy Bitsy Spider The Exterminator (voice) 1992
2cpcjvvrbswbnrmweyhhfwk5ict Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Ace Ventura 1994
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St4p2ttprafnwu8hlxopsppii42 Dumb and Dumber Lloyd Christmas 1994
Ibxushqiinpiq6gjvhpq37hgrbe Batman Forever Riddler/Edward Nygma 1995
Bzatmdcnlzdfsprrchvm0ewi72b Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Ace Ventura 1995
Yx3jzfpze3jeiqxsahrpttbhxki The Cable Guy Cable Guy 1996
55kbmvggb6ylkqodqescipfhzyb Liar Liar Fletcher Reede 1997
Eelzzudhrvjmjwccwscn1s5vmi The Truman Show Truman Burbank 1998
Qqzxnp7k39drgix9npoiga12rby Simon Birch Adult Joe Wenteworth 1998
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Zbpnk5nr6kgg4hvw8j1pwyjiypy Me, Myself & Irene Off. Charlie Baileygates 2000
Yxrcpwwcc640w8o6plkpjtlwd7a How the Grinch Stole Christmas Grinch 2000
Popcorn Pecan Pie The driver 2003
Oha5eaejh7chpshnssppnx4ta6l Bruce Almighty Bruce Nolan 2003
Gutwxkvchjkpircloknesybj0gc Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Joel Barish 2004
Dhqmaj9e2g2ewjn1acopubszaj1 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Count Olaf 2004
Km3qrmsvn0upvbrcmbqqtgdc9ej Fun With Dick and Jane Dick Harper 2005
Abiemu3owifhpq3xxatt7w2hbzi The Number 23 Walter Sparrow / Fingerling 2007
Rcroduyczoa0oras9by8w9gtxy8 Horton Hears a Who! Horton 2008
Lhlq79zvema0yazqegiugc9rrzy Yes Man Carl Allen 2008
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8ng4tk25se5ert5zgttzxvqmrcd I Love You Phillip Morris Steven Russell 2009
M1czt78mldtuyvmyedwlx7sarrl A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge, Ghost of Christmas Past, Ghost of Christmas Present, Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come 2009
Qkkyepjlg9yilhps89zoc3n2cd1 Mr. Popper's Penguins Tom Popper 2011
6vqafnhcpzx0miydfmppuldr4kh Hawking Himself 2013
Imd6nwtfv7uf81pzguguusapvz1 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Steve Gray 2013
Tfhrrnmiuzmtjwortvxnsq5xfsg Kick-Ass 2 Colonel Stars and Stripes 2013
Zpciz4nlsimzqnwqwzwwxhzcjsj Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues CBS News Anchor 2013