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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 & Dumber (1994) and ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 42 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 True Crimes (filming)
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
CBC News Anchor - Scott Riles (uncredited)
 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
 2010 Presidential Reunion (Video short)
Ronald Reagan
 2008 Yes Man
 2008 Horton Hears a Who!
Horton (voice)
 2003 Pecan Pie (Video short)
The Driver
 1990-2001 In Living Color (TV Series)
Various / Jay Leno / Captain James T. Kirk
- Best of Show (2001)
- Candy Cane's Last Show (1994) ... Various (as James Carrey)
- Sweet Tooth Jones (1994) ... Various (as James Carrey)
- Infomercial Awards (1994) ... Various (as James Carrey)
 1999 Man on the Moon
Andy Kaufman (as Tony Clifton)
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Jim Carrey
- Flip (1998) ... Jim Carrey
 1992 The Itsy Bitsy Spider (Short)
The Exterminator (voice, as James Carrey)
 1991 High Strung
Death (uncredited)
 1989 Pink Cadillac
Lounge Entertainer (as James Carrey)
 1988 The Dead Pool
Johnny Squares (as James Carrey)
 1983 Introducing... Janet (TV Movie)
Tony Moroni
 1983 The Sex and Violence Family Hour (Video)
Host / Various Personalities
 1980 The All-Night Show (TV Series)
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Appeared in Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act (1991), a TV special See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 24 Interviews | 31 Articles | 11 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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 ... See more »


Was originally offered the lead role in the movie The Master of Disguise (2002). See more »


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 »

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