James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer.
Carrey has received two Golden Globe Awards.
Known for his highly energetic slapstick performances, he has been described as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood.
Carrey first gained recognition in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy In Living Color.
His first leading roles in major productions came with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber, The Mask, and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, as well as a supporting role in Batman Forever and a lead role in Liar Liar.
He then starred in The Truman Show and Man on the Moon, with each garnering him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
In 2000, he gained further recognition for his portrayal of the Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas and then, in 2003, for Bruce Almighty.
The following year he starred in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
He then starred in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Fun with Dick and Jane, Yes Man, Horton Hears a Who and A Christmas Carol.
More recently, he has starred in Mr.
Popper's Penguins and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.