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.

  • On September 13th, 2006, Carrey fired his agent of 15 years, Nick Stevens.
  • At one point he and his family all worked as janitors at a factory to make a living.
  • Is a vegetarian.
  • Shares the same birthday with 'Andy Kaufman (I)' (qv), who he played in _Man on the Moon (1999)_ (qv).
  • At one time Carrey was slated to star as the lead in "Meet the Parents" (2000) and even contributed jokes to the screenplay, such as the main character being named 'Focker'.
  • 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.
  • October 2004 - Became a U.S. citizen.
  • Was originally offered the lead role in the movie _The Master of Disguise (2002)_ (qv).

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