Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey

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Jan. 17th, 1962
Born in
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
6' 1½

Jim Carrey's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Supermarket Sweep TV Show
Supermarket Sweep
Buffalo Bill TV Show
Buffalo Bill
Showbiz Today TV Show
Showbiz Today
The Duck Factory TV Show
The Duck Factory

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


James Eugene Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, producer and painter. He is known for his energetic slapstick performances.

  • Hosted "YTV Awards Show" in mid '80s with Laurie from _"Fox After Breakfast" (1996)_ (qv). YTV is Canada's Youth Television station.
  • He was originally cast as "Dr. Evil" in _Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)_ (qv), but he had to drop out of the role due to a scheduling conflict with _Liar Liar (1997)_ (qv).
  • First actor to reach 20 million dollar mark salary (for _The Cable Guy (1996)_ (qv))
  • At age 10, he sent his resume to 'Carol Burnett' (qv).
  • Although he obtained American citizenship, he still intends to keep his Canadian citizenship.
  • While filming _Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)_ (qv), it took approximately two and a half hours for him and co-stars 'Jeff Goldblum' (qv) and 'Damon Wayans' (qv) to be suited up as the aliens.
  • Many of his characters have a job or interest in TV (_The Mask (1994)_ (qv), _Batman Forever (1995)_ (qv), _The Cable Guy (1996)_ (qv), _The Truman Show (1998)_ (qv), _Man on the Moon (1999)_ (qv), _Bruce Almighty (2003)_ (qv))
  • Was considered for the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in _Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)_ (qv)

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