Jan. 17th, 1962
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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James Eugene Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, producer and painter. He is known for his energetic slapstick performances.
- Insisted that his favorite band, Cannibal Corpse, play in the movie _Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)_ (qv).
- Dropped out of high school at 16.
- At age 10, he sent his resume to 'Carol Burnett' (qv).
- He appeared at the 20th anniversary special for The Comedy Store wearing nothing but a sock on his penis.
- 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)).
- Owns his own $25 million dollar plane.
- He donated a signed head-shot to 'Rocky Stone (I)' (qv) to be auctioned off to raise money to buy more toys for less fortunate kids as part of the Toy Mountain Campaign 2004.
- First actor to reach 20 million dollar mark salary (for _The Cable Guy (1996)_ (qv))