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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 & 92 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)

Filmography

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 2016 The Bad Batch
Hermit
 2014 Kids (Short)
Lackey
 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
Carl
 2008 Horton Hears a Who!
Horton (voice)
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events (Video Game)
Count Olaf (voice)
 2003 Pecan Pie (Video short)
The Driver
 1990-2001 In Living Color (TV Series)
Various / Tom / Jay Leno / ...
- 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)
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene
Charlie / Hank
 1999 Man on the Moon
Andy Kaufman (as Tony Clifton)
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Jim Carrey
- Flip (1998) ... Jim Carrey
 1994 Jim Carrey: Cuban Pete (Video short)
The Mask
 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 Copper Mountain (TV Movie)
Bobby Todd
 1983 The Sex and Violence Family Hour (Video)
Host / Various Personalities
 1981 Rubberface (TV Movie)
Tony Moroni
 1980 The All-Night Show (TV Series)
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Show Show Self (197 credits)
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Personal Details

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:

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:

Hosted "YTV Awards Show" in the mid-1980s with Laurie Hibberd, from Fox After Breakfast (1996). YTV is Canada's Youth Television station. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays a character who wears green or is green See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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