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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
 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 Introducing... Janet (TV Movie)
Tony Moroni
 1980 The All-Night Show (TV Series)
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Personal Details

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:

I've been dubbed the man most responsible for the dumbing of America, so obviously I don't put much stock into thoughts like (the theme of the 'dumbing down' of contemporary comedy). People love to laugh, and most people can find humor in just about anything, which is great. Trying to label or categorize comedy is ridiculous. I mean, if you laugh at a fart joke, does that make you a moron? I ... See more »

Trivia:

Received U.S. citizenship in October 2004 and maintains a dual citizen of both the United States and his native Canada. See more »

Trademark:

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 »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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