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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 ...
He auditioned to be a castmember on Saturday Night Live
(1975) in its 1980-81 season, but lost out to Charles Rocket
(who he'd later star opposite in Dumb and Dumber
(1994)). He auditioned again for the 1985-1986 season, but Carrey saw a man on the ledge of the 30 Rock building threatening to kill himself and was afraid that working on SNL would drive him to suicide. Both seasons are considered ...
His characters often have catchphrases