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Jim Carrey Biography and Profile

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Famous as: Actor
Birth Name: James Eugene Carrey
Birth Date: January 17, 1962
Birth place: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6′ 2″
Nationalty: Canadian
Father: Percy Carrey
Mother: Kathleen
  • Melissa Womer (m. 1987–d. 1995)
  • Lauren Holly (m. 1996–d. 1997)
Children Jane Erin Carrey

Jim Carrey Biography

James Eugene Carrey famous as Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian and producer. He was born on January 17, 1962 in Newmarket, Canada to Kathleen Carrey and Percy Carrey. Her mother was a homemaker and his father was a misician and accountant. His father died in 1994. He has one brother John Carrey and two sisters Patricia and Rita. He quit schooling at the age of 15 and started doing jobs to support his family when his father’s job was ended. When his family moved to Scarborough, Ontario he started studying at Blessed Trinity Catholic School in North York and after two years he enrolled at Agincourt Collegiate Institute where he stidied one year and after that he attended Northview Heights Secondary School but he did not finished his high school as he had to work full time to support his family. As a comidian he started his career when his father took him to Toronto where he made his debut at comedy club Yuk Yuk’s. Soon he decided to move to Hollywood where he started performing at The Comedy Store. In 1982 he made his appearance in the television stand up show An Evening at the Improve. He earned early recognition in 1990 when he did a recurring role in the sketch comedy In Living Color. In 1994 he did the lead roles in the films Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber and The Mask which earned him wider fame and popularity. He has been described as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood. He has married twice. He first married to former actress and Comedy Store waitress Melissa Womer on March 28, 1987. The couple divorced in 1995. After a year Jim Carrey married to his Dumb and Dumber co-star Lauren Holly on September 23, 1996 but the marriage was ended less than a year in 1997.He than dated his Me, Myself and Irene co-star Renée Zellweger and they became engaged in 1999 but ended their relationship in 2000. In 2005 he met model and actress Jenny McCarthy and soon they started dating. They ended their relationship in April 2010 after five years but Jenny McCarthy has said that they both are still good friends.

Jim Carrey Filmography


Year Film Role
1983 The Sex and Violence Family Hour Various
Copper Mountain Bobby Todd
All in Good Taste Ralph Parker
1984 Finders Keepers Lane Bidlekoff
1985 Once Bitten Mark Kendall
1986 Peggy Sue Got Married Walter Getz
1988 The Dead Pool Johnny Squares
1989 Earth Girls Are Easy Wiploc
Pink Cadillac Lounge Entertainer
1991 High Strung Death
1992 The Itsy Bitsy Spider The Exterminator
1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Ace Ventura
The Mask Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask
Dumb and Dumber Lloyd Christmas
1995 Batman Forever Riddler / Edward Nygma
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Ace Ventura
1996 The Cable Guy Cable Guy
1997 Liar Liar Fletcher Reede
1998 The Truman Show Truman Burbank
Simon Birch Adult Joe Wenteworth
1999 Man on the Moon Andy Kaufman (also as Tony Clifton)
2000 Me, Myself & Irene Charlie Baileygates/Hank Evans
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Grinch
2001 The Majestic Peter Appleton
2003 Pecan Pie The Driver
Bruce Almighty Bruce Nolan
2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Joel Barish
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events Count Olaf
2005 Fun with Dick and Jane Richard ‘Dick’ Harper
2007 The Number 23 Walter Sparrow / Fingerling
2008 Horton Hears a Who! Horton
Yes Man Carl Allen
2009 I Love You Phillip Morris Steven Jay Russell
A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge Ghost of Christmas Past Ghost of Christmas Present Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
Under the Sea 3D Narrator
2011 Mr. Popper’s Penguins Tom Popper
2013 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Steve Gray
Kick-Ass 2 Colonel Stars and Stripes
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
2014 Dumb and Dumber To


Year Show Role
1980 The All-Night Show Additional voices
1983 Rubberface Tony Moroni
1984 Buffalo Bill Jerry Lewis Impersonator
The Duck Factory Skip Tarkenton
1989 Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All Brad Peters
1990–1994 In Living Color Various
1991 Jim Carrey: The Un-Natural Act
1992 Doing Time on Maple Drive Tim Carter
1996, 2003, 2011 Saturday Night Live Host
2011 The Office Finger Lakes guy
2012 30 Rock Dave Williams

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James Eugene Carrey famous as Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian and producer. He was born on January 17, 1962 in Newmarket, Canada to Kathleen Carrey and Percy Carrey.
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Date Published: 02/27/2014
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