Jim Carrey


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January 17, 1962

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James Eugene "Jim" Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian American actor and comedian. He has received two Golden Globe Awards and has also been nominated on four occasions. Carrey began 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
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Memoirs and Misinformation

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How Roland Rolls

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Humour and Jokes

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20th Birthday of the Comedy...

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It's Not Easy Bein' Me: A L...

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Andy Kaufman Revealed!: Bes...

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Break Your Own Rules: How t...

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“I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer.”
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