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.

  • His total of nine MTV movie awards as of 2001 is the most MTV movie awards won by any person.
  • Often his protagonist (or antagonist) roles are associated with the color green. _The Mask (1994)_ (qv), _How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)_ (qv), "The Riddler" in _Batman Forever (1995)_ (qv), the alias 'Mr. Red Green' in _Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)_ (qv). The Red Green reference in Fun With Dick and Jane might have been a nod to a Canadian comedy, _"The Red Green Show" (1991)_ (qv).
  • Shares the same birthday with 'Andy Kaufman (I)' (qv), who he played in _Man on the Moon (1999)_ (qv).
  • Wrote himself a check for $20 million and kept it in his wallet until he earned that amount for _The Cable Guy (1996)_ (qv).
  • Many of his characters are ordinary men whose lives are changed by supernatural or otherwise unseen forces. As in _The Mask (1994)_ (qv) (" (Ipkiss happens to find the mask), _The Majestic (2001)_ (qv) (Appleton is unlucky and suffers amnesia), _Liar Liar (1997)_ (qv) (His son's birthday wish comes true), _Bruce Almighty (2003)_ (qv) (Divine intervention), _The Truman Show (1998)_ (qv) (He finds his life is a TV show), and so on.
  • 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.
  • Was considered for the role of Ted Stroehmann in _There's Something About Mary (1998)_ (qv);.
  • Was considered for the role of "Willy Wonka" in _Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)_ (qv).

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