2012年2月20日

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The Life Story of Jim Carrey, Plus His Hot Photos!
Jim Carrey is one of the few actors in Hollywood that had done different roles. He is prominent in the industry because he has done outstanding roles in such films. He uses his flexible body movements, weird facial expressions accompanied by weird voice in several movies. Carrey is one of the funniest men in Hollywood.
Jim Carrey was born as James Eugene Carrey on January 17, 1962. He was the youngest of the four children of Percy and Kathleen. Carrey was really eager to become an actor even if he was a child. He used to perform to anyone who would watch and at the age of 10, he emailed his resume to “The Carol Brunett Show” in 1967.  During his junior years, he was granted to do stand up routines for his classmates during last minutes of the weekdays.

The actor’s first adolescence years are a bit tragic. His family was forced to relocate in a Toronto suburb and their family took security and janitorial jobs in the Titan Wheels factory. During this time, the actor worked in an 8-hour shift after his school hours. When the family went back to Toronto, he decided to go to go into a comedy bar to work. He made his first stand up performance in Yuk-Yuk’s that served as his training ground for years.
Carrey dropped out of school to work on his celebrity impersonations. In 1979, he moved into Los Angeles and worked a regular gig at the Comedy Store. During that time, Rodney Dangerfield saw him perform and offer him to do opening acts for an entire season. He also developed a close friendship with comedian Damon Wayans which later make him appear in the sketch comedy hot In Living Color. In this comedy, Carrey portrayed different characters in the show’s season.
Carrey is a Canadian-America actor, comedian, singer and writer.  He has received two Golden globe Awards and was nominated four occasions.
Carrey did not success much in the television movies and low budget films. Carrey got his first title character in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective that premiered in February 1994. He gained more than $72 million domestically. The movie produces its sequel, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, in which he still earned the role of Ventura. After that, he starred in The Mask in 1994. The movie gained him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy. In that same year, he starred as Lloyd Christmas in the comedy film, Dumb and Dumber in 1994.
Carrey has his success in different lead roles such as The Cable Guy in 1996, Liar Liar in 1997, the Truman Show in 1998, and Man on the Moon in 1999.  Most of these films gave him Golden Globe awards. With such outstanding film roles, he continued to star in different comedy films. He starred in How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Bruce Almighty (2003), Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Yes Man (2008), A Christmas Carol (2009). The actor also starred in a serious role in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) and he achieved a Golden Globe nomination in this film. Another serious film that he starred in is I Love You Philip Morris in 2009. .

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