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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 46 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
(1994)
The Truman Show
The Truman Show Truman Burbank
(1998)
Bruce Almighty
Bruce Almighty Bruce Nolan
(2003)

Filmography

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 2018 Kidding (TV Series) (pre-production)
Jeff / Mr. Pickles
 2016 True Crimes
Tadek
 2016 The Bad Batch
The Hermit
 2014 Dumb and Dumber To
Lloyd
 2014 Kids (Short)
Lackey
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
CBC News Anchor - Scott Riles (uncredited)
 2013 Kick-Ass 2
Colonel Stars and Stripes
 2013 Cold Dead Hand with Jim Carrey (Video short)
Charlton Heston / Lonesome Earl / Sam Elliott
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Dave Williams
- Leap Day (2012) ... Dave Williams
 2011 Drunk History Christmas (Short)
St. Nick
 2011 Drunk History (TV Series short)
Santa Claus
 2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Mr. Popper
 2011 The Office (TV Series)
The Fingerlakes Guy
- Search Committee (2011) ... The Fingerlakes Guy
 2010 Behind the Carol: The Full Motion-Capture Experience (Video)
Scrooge / Ghost of Christmas Past / Scrooge as a Young Boy / ...
 2010 Presidential Reunion (Video short)
Ronald Reagan
 2009 A Christmas Carol
Scrooge / Ghost of Christmas Past / Scrooge as a Young Boy / ...
 2009 I Love You Phillip Morris
Steven Russell
 2008 Yes Man
Carl
 2008 Horton Hears a Who!
Horton (voice)
 2007 The Number 23
Walter Sparrow / Fingerling
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane
Dick Harper
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events
Count Olaf
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events (Video Game)
Count Olaf (voice)
 2003 Pecan Pie (Video short)
The Driver
 2003 The Work of Director Michel Gondry (Video)
The Driver (segment "Pecan Pie")
 2003 Bruce Almighty
Bruce Nolan
 2001 The Majestic
Peter Appleton
 1990-2001 In Living Color (TV Series)
Various / Tom / Jay Leno / ...
- Best of Show (2001) ... Various (as James Carrey)
- Candy Cane's Last Show (1994) ... Various (as James Carrey)
- Episode dated 28 April 1994 (1994) ... Various (as James Carrey)
- Sweet Tooth Jones (1994) ... Various (as James Carrey)
- Infomercial Awards (1994) ... Various (as James Carrey)
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene
Charlie / Hank
 1999 Man on the Moon
Andy Kaufman (as Tony Clifton)
 1998 Simon Birch
Adult Joe Wenteworth
 1998 The Truman Show
Truman Burbank
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Jim Carrey
- Flip (1998) ... Jim Carrey
 1997 Liar Liar
Fletcher Reede
 1996 The Cable Guy
The Cable Guy
 1996 Jerry Cantrell: Leave Me Alone (Short)
Jim Carrey
 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Ace Ventura
 1995 Batman Forever
Riddler / Dr. Edward Nygma
 1994 Dumb and Dumber
Lloyd Christmas
 1994 The Mask
Stanley Ipkiss
 1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Ace Ventura
 1994 Jim Carrey: Cuban Pete (Video short)
The Mask
 1992 The Itsy Bitsy Spider (Short)
The Exterminator (voice, as James Carrey)
 1992 Doing Time on Maple Drive (TV Movie)
Tim Carter
 1991 High Strung
Death (uncredited)
 1989 Pink Cadillac
Lounge Entertainer (as James Carrey)
 1989 Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All (TV Movie)
Brad Peters
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy
Wiploc
 1988 The Dead Pool
Johnny Squares (as James Carrey)
 1986 Peggy Sue Got Married
Walter Getz
 1985 Once Bitten
Mark Kendall
 1984 The Duck Factory (TV Series)
Skip Tarkenton
- Call Me Responsible (1984) ... Skip Tarkenton
- You Always Love the One You Hurt (1984) ... Skip Tarkenton
- The Children's Half-Hour (1984) ... Skip Tarkenton
- The Duck Stops Here (1984) ... Skip Tarkenton
- It Didn't Happen One Night (1984) ... Skip Tarkenton
 1984 Finders Keepers
Lane Bidlekoff
 1984 Buffalo Bill (TV Series)
Jerry Lewis Impersonator
- Jerry Lewis Week (1984) ... Jerry Lewis Impersonator (uncredited)
 1983 Copper Mountain (TV Movie)
Bobby Todd
 1983 The Sex and Violence Family Hour (Video)
Host / Various Personalities
 1983 All in Good Taste
Ralph
 1981 Rubberface (TV Movie)
Tony Moroni
 1980 The All-Night Show (TV Series)
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Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (16 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (202 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (64 credits)

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Other Works:

Provides the DVD commentary alongside director Michel Gondry for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). 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' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't believe in this fairy tale of staying together for ever. Ten years with somebody is enough. In ten years, you can give a lot of love. See more »

Trivia:

Was considered for the role of Ted Stroehmann in There's Something About Mary (1998). See more »

Trademark:

Makes weird facial expressions in his more comical roles. A lot of times, the expression is accompanied by an equally weird voice or laugh. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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