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Jim Carrey was born on January 17, 1962. He is a Canadian Am
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Jim Carrey's movies
When Jim Carrey was 15, he started to perform at Toronto's Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club, which led Jim Carrey to a national tour as a standup comedian. By 1979, he had left the factory job to help support his family and making his living for successful comics friends as the opening act.
Jim Carrey's early life
Golden Globe Awards
1999 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, The Truman Show
2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, Man on the Moon
People's Choice Awards
2001 - Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy
2005 - Favorite Funny Male Star
Jim carrey's achievements
In 1994, Carrey landed lead roles in The Mask and Dumb and Dumber. The Mask garnered him his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor nomination. Dumb and Dumber was a commercial success, the total of the box office was over $270 million, and it helped increasing Carrey's fan base. Jim Carrey got these achievements also because of his hard-working.
How Jim Carrey got the achievements
Carrey received U.S. citizenship in October 2004 and remains a dual citizen of both the United States and his native Canada.
Jim Carrey was born on January 17, 1962. He is a Canadian American actor. He is also a comedian and a producer. Jim Carrey was born in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada.
Carrey has received four Golden Globe Award nominations and he was winning two of them. Jim Carrey is known for his highly energetic slapstick performances, people described him as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood. Carrey first gained recognition was in 1990 after he got a role in the sketch comedy In Living Color.
Pet Detective (1994)
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
The Mask (1994)
When Nature Calls (1995)
The Truman Show (1998)
Man on the Moon (1999)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Yes Man (2008)
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013).
He is the son of Percy Carrey, a musician and accountant, and his wife Kathleen, a housewife. He was the youngest child of his parents and has three older siblings - John, Patricia and Rita. Carrey was raised in a Catholic household. His family moved to Scarborough in 1974, when he was 14 years old.
Carrey has one child, a daughter named Jane Erin Carrey (born September 6, 1987) from his first marriage. Carrey announced via his Twitter account on February 27, 2010, that his daughter had given birth to her first child, a boy.
He attended Blessed Trinity Catholic School in North York for two years. Carrey then enrolled at Agincourt Collegiate Institute. His family remained in Burlington, Ontario, for 8 years and there, he attended Aldershot High School.
The education of Jim Carrey
In the early 1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started working at 'The Comedy Store'. Carrey got the attention of comedian Rodney Dangerfield in there. Dangerfield was so much impressed by Carrey’s performance that he signed him. (Jim Carrey’s rare early stage picture in Toroto (1981))
With time, Carrey got into the film and television industries. He gave unsuccessful auditions for 1980-81 seasons of 'NBC's Saturday Night Live' as well as 'D.C. Cab'. He made his debut in movies in 1981 called 'Introducing…Janet', which was later renamed as 'Rubberface'.
The other job of Jim Carrey
Carrey has been a critic and wrote an article questioning the merits of vaccination and vaccine research for the Huffington Post. Carrey revealed that as a struggling actor he would use Visualization techniques to get work in 1997. The following year he decided to play the serious role of Truman Burbank in the satirical film which called The Truman Show in 1998.
Why I admire Jim Carrey
I admire Jim Carrey because of his acting skill. Jim Carrey’s movies always making me laugh and they are really funny. The Truman Show is a movie that worth to make us ponder. I admire Jim Carrey also because of his hard-working. He went to work when he was just 15, he always fighting for his dream and never giving up.
In this movie, Truman is a man whose life is a fake one. The place he lives is actually a big studio with hidden cameras everywhere, and all his friends and people around him, are actors who play their roles in the most popular TV program in the world which called The Truman Show.
The Truman Show
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