Jim Carrey

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Jim Carrey

Carrey at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, 2009
Born James Eugene "Jim" Carrey
January 17, 1962 (1962-01-17) (age 52)
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian-American
Ethnicity White
Years active 1980-present
Notable works Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask in The Mask
Ace Ventura in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Bruce Nolan in Bruce Almighty
Edward Nygma/The Riddler in Batman Forever
Lloyd Christmas in Dumb and Dumber
The Grinch in The Grinch
Count Olaf in A Series of Unfortunate Events
Truman Burbank in The Truman Show
Andy Kaufman in Man on the Moon
Dick Harper in Fun with Dick and Jane
Walter Sparrow/Fingerling in The Number 23
Spouse Melissa Womer (1987-1995)
Lauren Holly (1996-1997)
Partner Jenny McCarthy (2005-2010)
Children Daughter
Parents Percy Carrey
Kathleen (née Oram)
Relatives 1 grandson
Awards Golden Globe Awards for:
Best Film Actor (Drama)
1999 The Truman Show
Best Film Actor (Musical or Comedy)
2000 Man on the Moon
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James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American movie actor and comedian. He is known for his acting in comedy movies such as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, Me, Myself & Irene, The Cable Guy, Liar Liar and Bruce Almighty. Carrey has also been successful in dramatic roles in movies such as The Truman Show, Man on the Moon, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. He won the Golden Globe Award in 1999 and 2000. In 2008, he acted in the movie Yes Man.

Carrey has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.[1]

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