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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 ...
Many of his characters are ordinary men whose lives are changed by supernatural or otherwise unseen forces. As in The Mask
(1994) (" (Ipkiss happens to find the mask), The Majestic
(2001) (Appleton is unlucky and suffers amnesia), Liar Liar
(1997) (His son's birthday wish comes true), Bruce Almighty
(2003) (Divine intervention), The Truman Show
(1998) (He finds his life is a TV show), and so on.
In dramatic roles, often plays a character who discovers a bizarre truth about the foundations of his life