Jim Carrey who is born on January 17, 1962 in Newmarket, Canada is a famous Movie Actor. The age of Jim Carrey is 54 year old. The birth sign of Jim Carrey is Capricorn.
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Jim Carrey is a Canada born actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer who is working in America. He started his career performing in small comedy club Yuk Yuk’s in Toronto. He gained local popularity and soon got discovered by Rodney Dangerfield finally moving to Las Vegas starring into his first TV series ‘The All-Night Show’ in 1980 followed by ‘Rubberface’ (1983) and ‘Buffalo Bill’ (1984). He also did roles in films such as ‘Copper Mountain’ (1983) and ‘Pink Cadillac’ (1989) with his major breakthrough role that came from film ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’ as Ace Ventura in 1994 starring with Sean Young, Tone Loc and Courteney Cox. In the same year his next successful film got released by name ‘The Mask’ playing role of Stanley Ipkiss in it and doing a business of $351.6 million at box office. Below mentioned are some of his career’s hit films
• Dumb and Dumber (1994)
• Batman Forever (1995)
• Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
• Liar Liar (1997)
• The Trueman Show (1998)
• Man on the Moon (1999)
• Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
• Bruce Almighty (2003)
• The Number 23 (2007)
• Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
• Dumb and Dumber to (2014)
From above mentioned, he has received the 1995 Golden Globe nomination for ‘The Mask’ and nomination for Canadian Comedy Award in 2000 for film ‘Man on the Moon’. He also worked as co-writer for ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’ in 1994 and as producer for 2003 released film ‘Bruce Almighty’ and 2005 released ‘Fun with Dick and Jane’. He recently got starred in film ‘The Bad Batch’ (2016) and is preparing for his upcoming movie ‘True Crimes’ (2017).
He has received nomination for 2014 MTV Movie Awards under Best Fight category for work in ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’ (2013) and is also nominated for 2015 Teen Choice Award under Choice Movie Actor: Comedy category for his work in ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ (2014).
He did two marriages first one was with Melissa Womer, to whom he got married in 1987 getting separated officially in 1995. He then married to Lauren Holly is 1996 but divorced within a year in 1997. He is father of daughter Jane Erin Carrey from his first wife. He was also in relationships with Renee Zellweger, Jenny McCarthy and Cathriona White.
Dropped out his high school at the age of 16.
He was born on 17th January, 1962 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada and was raised in the family of Kathleen and Percy Carrey with his three older siblings; John, Patricia and Rita. He went to Aldershot High School for studies and even wrote a letter to Carol Burnett to consider him for a role in her show at age 10.
His voice was dubbed in ‘Earth Girls Are Easy’ (1988) along with Jeff Goldblum and Damon Wayans.