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James Carrey | Tony Clifton
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I was always trying to make my mother laugh because she was sick or depressed or whatever. Many comics start out by trying to heal their family. That's how you get good. Your drunken grandparents leave and you turn around as a seven-year-old child and imitate them. That is how it began for me, bringing comic relief to my family. It really is comic relief, people don't just want to see it, they ...
He has said that Joel, his painfully shy, lovelorn character in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
(2004), is closer to what he's like when he's not "on," and that making the film led him to reflect on his past relationships and why they didn't work out.
Frequently imitates Clint Eastwood and Elvis Presley in his movies (the Mask (1994), Man on the Moon (1999), Bruce Almighty (2003), etc).