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.

  • Along with 'Jeff Goldblum' (qv) and 'Damon Wayans' (qv), his voice was dubbed for certain scenes in _Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)_ (qv).
  • Auditioned for the role of Farmer Ted in the film _Sixteen Candles (1984)_ (qv). Eventually, actor 'Anthony Michael Hall' (qv) won the part.
  • Was originally offered the lead role in the movie _The Master of Disguise (2002)_ (qv).
  • At one point he and his family all worked as janitors at a factory to make a living.
  • Briefly attended Aldershot High School in Burlington, Ontario.
  • 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'.
  • With the exception of his "Ace Ventura" character, Carrey has a reputation of not repeating the same character twice in a sequel (_Batman & Robin (1997)_ (qv)) or prequel (_Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)_ (qv)).
  • He has been nominated for 5 Golden Globes, but although more recognised for his comedic performances, the only two Globes he's won were for dramatic performances. (_The Truman Show (1998)_ (qv) and _Man on the Moon (1999)_ (qv)).

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