Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey

Canadian, Actor
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Jim Carrey

James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and artist. Known for his energetic slapstick performances, Carrey first gained recognition in 1990, after landing a recurring role in the American sketch comedy television series In Living Color (1990–1994). He broke out as star in motion pictures with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask and Dumb and Dumber (all 1994). This was followed up with Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), Batman Forever (1995), and Liar Liar (1997).

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Full name at birth
James Eugene Redmond Carrey
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Claim to fame
Once Bitten, Ace Ventura
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Date of birth
17 January 1962
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Place of birth
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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Age
59
Occupation
Actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, impressionist, artist
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
6' 2" (188 cm)
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Weight
185 lbs (83.9 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Flexible body movements
  • Weird facial expression
  • Wild erratic manner of speaking
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11
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Toronto, Ontario, Canada Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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Net worth
$150,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Aldershot High School, Burlington, Canada (dropped out)
  • Agincourt Collegiate Institute, Scarborough, Canada (dropped out)
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Talent agency
William Morris Endeavor
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It is better to risk starving to death than surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left?
  • 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.
  • Has said that his least favorite movie is The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969).
  • Bought a Harley Davidson motorcycle and got a vanity license plate for it which read "NO TAG" as a joke. This resulted in Jim receiving numerous traffic tickets in the mail that were meant for other people. As it turns out, when filling out a ticket, police officers write "no tag" in the license plate number slot on the ticket when the offending vehicle has no license plate. In some cases, this was interpreted as the actual license plate number, as it was in Jim's case, which caused the tickets to be routed to him.
  • Ranked #54 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]
  • Went through depression in the 1980s while struggling to make ends meet as a comedian.

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