Person Details

Birthday: 1962-01-17 15:10:44

Aliases: Джим Керри , 占·基利 , จิม แคร์รีย์ , ジム・キャリー , جيم كاري , 짐 캐리 , Τζιμ Κάρεϊ

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Homepage: http://www.jimcarrey.com

Movie Involvements: 19

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, singer and writer. He has received two Golden Globe Awards and has also been nominated on four occasions. Carrey began stand-up comedy in 1979, performing at Yuk Yuk's in Toronto, Ontario. After gaining prominence in 1981, he began working at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles where he was soon noticed by comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who immediately signed him to open his tour performances. Carrey, long interested in film and television, developed a close friendship with comedian Damon Wayans, which landed him a role in the sketch comedy hit In Living Color, in which he portrayed various characters during the show's 1990 season. Having had little success in television movies and several low-budget films, Carrey was cast as the title character in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective which premiered in February, 1994, making more than $72 million domestically. The film spawned a sequel, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), in which he reprised the role of Ventura. High profile roles followed when he was cast as Stanley Ipkiss in The Mask (1994) for which he gained a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, and as Lloyd Christmas in the comedy film Dumb and Dumber (1994). Between 1996 and 1999, Carrey continued his success after earning lead roles in several highly popular films including The Cable Guy (1996), Liar Liar (1997), in which he was nominated for another Golden Globe Award and in the critically acclaimed films The Truman Show and Man on the Moon, in 1998 and 1999, respectively. Both films earned Carrey Golden Globe awards. Since earning both awards — the only two in his three-decade career— Carrey continued to star in comedy films, including How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) where he played the title character, Bruce Almighty (2003) where he portrayed the role of unlucky TV reporter Bruce Nolan, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Yes Man (2008), and A Christmas Carol (2009). Carrey has also taken on more serious roles including Joel Barish in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) alongside Kate Winslet and Kirsten Dunst, which earned him another Golden Globe nomination, and Steven Jay Russell in I Love You Phillip Morris (2009) alongside Ewan McGregor.   Description above from the Wikipedia article Jim Carrey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Most Famous Work

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Average
8
A Christmas Carol
Average
7

A Christmas Carol

(2009) Ebenezer Scrooge, Ghost of Christmas Past, Ghost of Christmas Present, Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come
Batman Forever
Average
5

Batman Forever

(1995) Edward Nygma / The Riddler
Dark Crimes
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5

Dark Crimes

(2018) Tadek
The Dead Pool
Average
6

The Dead Pool

(1988) Johnny Squares
Kick-Ass 2
Average
6

Kick-Ass 2

(2013) Sal Bertolinni / Colonel Stars and Stripes
The Number 23
Average
6

The Number 23

(2007) Walter Sparrow / Fingerling
The Bad Batch
Average
5

The Bad Batch

(2017) The Hermit

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2023 Vester (voice)
2019 Dr. Robotnik
2018 Jeff
Tadek
Himself
2017 Himself
as Himself
The Hermit
2016 Truman Burbank
2015 Himself
2014 Lloyd Christmas
2013 CBC News Anchor
N/A
Sal Bertolinni / Colonel Stars and Stripes
Steve Gray
N/A
2012 Panelist
Himself
2011 Tom Popper
2009 Ebenezer Scrooge, Ghost of Christmas Past, Ghost of Christmas Present, Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come
N/A
Steven Russell
2008 Carl Allen
Horton (voice)
2007 Walter Sparrow / Fingerling
2006 Himself
Dave Williams
2005 Dick Harper
Himself
The Fingerlakes Guy
2004 Count Olaf / Dr. Stephano / Captain Sham
Joel Barish
2003 N/A
N/A
Bruce Nolan
N/A
The Driver
2002 Steve (archive footage)
2001 Peter Appleton
N/A
N/A
2000 Grinch
Off. Charlie Baileygates/Hank Evans
1999 Andy Kaufman/Tony Clifton
N/A
1998 N/A
Adult Joe Wenteworth
Truman Burbank
1997 N/A
Fletcher Reede
1996 N/A
Cable Guy
1995 Ace Ventura
Edward Nygma / The Riddler
1994 Lloyd Christmas
Stanley Ipkiss / The Mask
N/A
Ace Ventura
1993 N/A
N/A
1992 The Exterminator (voice)
N/A
Tim Carter
1991 Himself
Death (uncredited)
1990 James T. Kirk
Jay Leno
1989 Lounge Entertainer
N/A
Wiploc
1988 Johnny Squares
1986 Walter Getz
1985 Mark Kendall
1984 N/A
Skip Tarkenton
1983 N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bobby Todd
1981 Tony Moroni
1975 N/A
Himself - Host
1953 Jim Carrey
N/A
1952 N/A
Truman Burbank
Himself
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Executive Producer
2018 Executive Producer
2005 Producer
2003 Producer
1991 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1994 Screenplay
Year Role Movie/Tv

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