Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey is an actor who is known for his roles in many comedy films like “The Mask,” "Dumb and Dumber" and “Ace Ventura.” Another one of his popular roles is playing the Grinch in the 2000 Christmas live action remake.

Carrey was born on January 17, 1962 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada to parents Kathleen and Percy. Carrey moved to Los Angeles and later became a United States citizen in 2004.

He first broke into the entertainment industry by doing stand up comedy and celebrity impressions. He later started to land his earliest movie roles in things like “Finders Keepers,” “Once Bitten” and “Peggy Sue Got Married.”

From 1990 until 1994, Carrey was in the television series, “In Living Color.” After that came a slew of some of Carrey’s most well-known movies to date. In 1994, Carrey first played Ace Ventura in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective." He played the role again the next year in “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls.”

Also in 1994, Carrey was in “The Mask” and played Lloyd in the comedy “Dumb and Dumber,” a role he reprised in 2014 for the sequel.

Other movies that Carrey was in during the following years were “Batman Forever,” “The Cable Guy,” “Liar Liar,” “The Truman Show,” “Simon Birch,” “Me, Myself & Irene, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," “The Majestic” and “Bruce Almighty.”

Carrey was also in “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” “Fun with Dick and Jane,” “The Number 23,” “Horton Hears a Who!,” “I Love You Phillip Morris,” “A Christmas Carol” and “Kick-Ass 2.”

Some of Carrey’s more recent roles have been in “The Bad Batch” and “Dark Crimes” in 2016. In 2020, he was in “Sonic the Hedgehog,” where he voiced Doctor Eggman and also acted in the television show “Kidding” from 2018 to 2020. In 2022, Carrey was in "Sonic the Hedgehog 2."

Carrey has been married twice in his life. He was first married to Melissa Womer from 1987 until 1995 when the two parted ways. The couple shares a daughter Jane. Carrey then married Lauren Holly from 1996 to 1997.

Carrey was also briefly engaged to Renee Zellweger after the two met on the set of “Me, Myself & Irene.” The two were together from 1999 until their split in December 2000.