January 17, 1962
61 years old
Canada - U.S.
6 ft 1½ in | 187 cm
84 kg | 185 lbs
43 in | 109 cm
11 US | 44 EU
34.5 in | 88 cm
James Eugene Carrey was born in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, on January 17, 1962, is an Canadian-American actor.
Young Jim Carrey began his career as a stand-up comedian, at a comedy club Yuk Yuk's in Canada.
He made his big screen debut in comedy movie All in Good Taste (1983) in role as Ralph (it was filmed in 1981 but not shown in theaters until 1983).
He got his television debut in CBC comedy film Rubberface (1981) in role as Tony Moroni.
Jim's breakthrough performance came in Fox sketch comedy television series In Living Color (1990) in various roles.
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Jim Carrey is 61 years old.
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He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Andy Kaufman in biographical comedy drama film Man on the Moon (1999).
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Truman Burbank in satirical science fiction movie The Truman Show (1998).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance for his role as Stanley Ipkiss / The Mask in fantasy superhero comedy movie The Mask (1994).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy also won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy and the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance for his role as Fletcher Reede in fantasy comedy movie Liar Liar (1997).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy for his role as Grinch in fantasy comedy film How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance as Joel Barish in science fiction romantic comedy movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004).
He played Lloyd Christmas in buddy comedy films:
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
He portrayed Ace Ventura in comedy action movies:
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), for which he won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Male Newcomer, On Video and was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), for which he was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
He won the MTV Movie & TV Awards for Best Villain and Best Comedic Performance for his role as Ernie "Chip" Douglas / "The Cable Guy" in satirical black comedy thriller film The Cable Guy (1996).
He was nominated for the MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Villain for his role as The Riddler in superhero movie Batman Forever (1995).
He won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor - Comedy for his role as Bruce Nolan in fantasy comedy movie Bruce Almighty (2003).
He won the MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Comedic Performance for his role as Carl in romantic comedy film Yes Man (2008).
He played Dr. Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik in action adventure family films:
Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) for which he won the Critics Choice Association Award for Best Villain in a Movie
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy/Romance for his role as Charlie Baileygates / Hank Evans in dramatic slapstick black comedy film Me, Myself & Irene (2000).
He was nominated for the Award Circuit Community Award for Best Lead Actor for his role as Steven Jay Russell in biographical black comedy drama movie I Love You Phillip Morris (2009).
He was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Fight for his role as Scott Reils in satirical comedy film Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2014).
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) fantasy comedy as Thomas "Tom" Popper Jr.
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) comedy as Steve Gray
Dark Crimes (2016) drama crime as Tadek
The Bad Batch (2016) black comedy thriller as The Hermit
He played various roles in Fox sketch comedy series In Living Color (1990) in 125 episodes.
He hosted Saturday Night Live (1996, 2011, 2014).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy for his role as Jeff Piccirillo / Mr. Pickles in Showtime comedy drama series Kidding (2018–2020).
The Duck Factory (1984) NBC sitcom as Skip Tarkenton
He played Joe Biden in Saturday Night Live (2020).
Attended Northview Heights Secondary School and Blessed Trinity Catholic School.
Attended Agincourt Collegiate Institute, in Scarborough.
Attended Aldershot High School in Burlington, Ontario.
He received an honorary doctorate degree from Maharishi University of Management in 2014.
Has French-Canadian, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
Has two older sisters: Rita Carrey, Patricia Carrey Fournier and one older brother, John Carrey.
He received U.S. citizenship in October 2004.
Fan of Monty Python's Flying Circus.
Practices Transcendental Meditation.
Huge fan of cartoons Johnny Bravo (1997), SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) and Dave the Barbarian (2004).
He received a Star on Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2004.
He voiced Count Olaf in video game Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004).
Published his first book "How Roland Rolls" in 2013.
Published his first novel "Memoirs and Misinformation" (2020), with Dana Vachon
He is a vegetarian.
Featured in music video for The Weeknd "Out of Time" (2022).
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
Has was married to:
Lauren Holly (1996-1997)
Melissa Womer (1987-1995), they have one daughter, Jane Erin Carrey
Has been engaged to Renée Zellweger (2000).
He dated Jenny McCarthy (2005-2010).