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James Eugene "Jim" Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor and comedian. His films had grossed over $3.5 billion dollars worldwide. He is known for his manic, slapstick performances in comedy films 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 achieved critical success in dramatic roles in films such as The Truman Show, Man on the Moon, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Film

Year Film Role Notes
1980 The Sex and Violence Family Hour Various roles
1981 All in Good Taste Ralph Parker
1983 Copper Mountain Bobby Todd
1984 Finders Keepers Lane Bidlekoff
1985 Once Bitten Mark Kendall
1986 Peggy Sue Got Married Walter Getz
1988 The Dead Pool Johnny Squares
1989 Pink Cadillac Comedian
Earth Girls Are Easy Wiploc
1991 High Strung Death
1992 The Itsy Bitsy Spider The Exterminator (voice only)
1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Ace Ventura Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy, On Video
Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Male Newcomer, On Video
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
London Critics Circle Film Award for Newcomer of the Year (also for The Mask)
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
The Mask Stanley Ipkiss London Critics Circle Film Award for Newcomer of the Year (also for Ace Ventura: Pet Detective)
Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence (shared with Cameron Diaz)
Dumb and Dumber Lloyd Christmas MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Lauren Holly)
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Jeff Daniels)
1995 Batman Forever Riddler/Edward Nygma Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Ace Ventura Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance
People's Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a Comedy Movie
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Sophie Okonedo)
Nominated - American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor (Leading Role)
1996 The Cable Guy Ernie "Chip" Douglas Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (shared with Matthew Broderick)
1997 Liar Liar Fletcher Reede Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy
MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated - Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
1998 The Truman Show Truman Burbank Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance
MovieGuide Award: Grace Award
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Actor
Nominated - American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor (Leading Role)
Nominated - Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Drama
Nominated - Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
Simon Birch Adult Joe Wenteworth
1999 Man on the Moon Andy Kaufman/Tony Clifton Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated - Satellite Award for Best Actor, Musical or Comedy Film
Nominated - American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor (Leading Role)
Nominated - Canadian Comedy Award for Film - Male Performance
Nominated - London Critics Circle Film Award for Actor of the Year (also for How the Grinch Stole Christmas)
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance
Nominated - Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
2000 Me, Myself & Irene Officer Charlie Baileygates/Hank Teen Choice Award for Wipeout Scene of the Summer
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated - Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy/Romance
How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Grinch MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
People's Choice Award for Favorite Star in a Motion Picture Comedy
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
Teen Choice Award for Choice Hissy Fit
Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy
Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Canadian Comedy Award for Film - Pretty Funny Male Performance
Nominated - Empire Award for Best Actor
Nominated - London Critics Circle Film Award for Actor of the Year (also for Man on the Moon)
2001 The Majestic Peter Appleton
2003 Bruce Almighty Bruce Nolan Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor - Comedy
MTV Movie Award, Mexico, for Most Divine Miracle in a Movie
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Jennifer Aniston)
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Chemistry (shared with Morgan Freeman)
Pecan Pie Man on Bed Short film
2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Joel Barish San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Actor
Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated - People's Choice Award for Favorite Leading Man
Nominated - People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry (shared with Kate Winslet)
Nominated - Satellite Award for Best Actor, Musical or Comedy Film
Nominated - Empire Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Count Olaf Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Bad Guy
People's Choice Award for Favorite Funny Male Star
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
Nominated - Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure/Thriller
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Liar
2005 Fun with Dick and Jane Dick Harper Nominated - Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Actor: Comedy
2007 The Number 23 Walter Sparrow/Det. Fingerling Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Horror/ Thriller
Nominated - Razzie Award for Worst Actor
2008 Horton Hears a Who! Horton (voice only)
Nominated - Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Yes Man Carl Allen MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
People's Choice Award for Favorite Funny Male Star
Nominated - Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Hissy Fit
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Rockstar Moment
2009 A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge
Ghost of Christmas Past
Ghost of Christmas Present
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
(voice only)
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
2010 I Love You Phillip Morris Steven Jay Russell
Where's Waldo? Waldo in development
2011 Damn Yankees Mr. Applegate in development
Me Time Unknown in development
Pierre Pierre Unknown in development
2012 Ripley's Believe It or Not! Robert Ripley in development
Sober Buddies Unknown in development




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