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

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 44 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Truman Show
The Truman Show Truman Burbank
(1998)
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
(1994)
Dumb and Dumber
Dumb and Dumber Lloyd Christmas
(1994)

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 2016 The Bad Batch
Hermit
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
CBC News Anchor - Scott Riles (uncredited)
 2008 Yes Man
Carl
 2008 Horton Hears a Who!
Horton (voice)
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene
Charlie / Hank
 1999 Man on the Moon
Andy Kaufman (as Tony Clifton)
 1991 High Strung
Death (uncredited)
 1989 Pink Cadillac
Lounge Entertainer (as James Carrey)
 1988 The Dead Pool
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Other Works:

Performed the song "I Am The Walrus" on the George Martin album "In My Life". 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:

It is as if I am starting out every time I make a film. And I swear to you I don't feel any more secure than I used to, or jaded in any way. There was a moment when I thought 'I am not sure I want to be part of this big thing that is Hollywood.' I looked at it cynically for a minute. Then I sat on my couch and realized the value of what I do. We free people from concern. It is what everyone needs... See more »

Trivia:

Ranked #5 in Star TV's Top 10 Box Office Stars of the 1990s (2003). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently imitates Clint Eastwood and Elvis Presley in his movies (The Mask (1994), Man on the Moon (1999), Bruce Almighty (2003), etc). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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