Jim Carrey vs Robin Williams

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Actor
American stand-up comedian
$150 Million
Net worth 2018
$130 Million
Stand-up Comedians
Industry
Voice Actors
Newmarket
Residence
Chicago
Canadian, American
Country
United States
17/01/1962
BirthDay
21/07/1951
Died On
August 11, 2014
1.88 m
Height
Agincourt Collegiate Institute, Aldershot School, Blessed Trinity Catholic School, Northview Heights Secondary School
Education
Detroit Country Day School, Redwood High School, Claremont McKenna College
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2009

In 2009, the actor was cast in the famous movie, 'I Love You Phillip Morris', along with Scottish star, Ewan McGregor, receiving positive reviews about his comic timing

2008

In 2008, for the first time, this brilliant actor lent his voice to an animated movie, for the character of an elephant in 'Dr

2005

From 2005-07, Carrey starred in several films, like 'Fun with Dick and Jane', a remake of an older movie of the same name, and 'The Number 23', both of which received mixed reviews

2004

In 2004, this accomplished actor surprised critics and audiences once again with the romantic sci-fi drama, 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind', where he was cast opposite Kate Winslet

2003

'Bruce Almighty', released in 2003, is considered to be a cult Jim Carrey movie, where the actor plays the role of a television news anchor with sudden God-like abilities

2000

In 2000, Carrey acted in the movie, 'Me, Myself & Irene', directed by Farelly Brothers, who had made the actor's earlier hit, 'Dumb and Dumber'

1999

His next movie, 'Man on the Moon', released in 1999, was also a huge critical success

1998

Carrey's 1998 film, 'The Truman Show' is considered as one of his best acts, where he has divulged in satire and drama, along with his usual comic forte

1996

During 1996-97, Jim was cast in two major roles in the movies 'The Cable Guy', directed by Ben Stiller, and 'Liar Liar'

1995

In 1995, this new star acted as 'Two-Face and the Riddler' in the Michael Keaton starrer 'Batman Forever'

1994

It was in 1994, that this brilliant comic actor got his big break in Hollywood, with the film, 'Ace Ventura: Pet Detective'

1990

In 1990, Carrey began appearing on the 'Fox network' show titled, 'In Living Color', designed by Damon Wayan's brother Keenen

1987

In 1987, he got married to actress Melissa Womer, and the couple have a daughter, Jane Erin, who is presently a singer

1985

During 1985-89, the aspiring actor was cast in the horror-comedy movie, 'Once Bitten', alongside Lauren Hutton and Karen Kopins

1983

In 1983, the talented entertainer appeared on 'The Tonight Show', telecast on 'NBC'

1980

He was however rejected for the 1980-81 season of the show, and turned his attention towards Hollywood films

1962

James Eugene Carrey, popularly called Jim, was born to Percy and Kathleen, on January 17, 1962, in the town of Newmarket, Canada

2014

He died suddenly in 2014; some of his movies like ‘Merry Friggin’ Christmas’ and ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ are scheduled for posthumous release

2011

His third marriage was to graphic designer Susan Schneider in 2011

2002

The success of his career continued well into the new millennium where he performed in movies such as ‘One Hour Photo’ (2002), ‘Robots’ (2005), ‘License to Wed’ (2007), and ‘Old Dogs’ (2009)

1997

He was best known for his role as a therapist in the 1997 drama film ‘Good Will Hunting’ which was both a critical and commercial success

1993

Doubtfire’ (1993) in which he pretends to be a woman so that he can be closer to the kids he has with his ex-wife

1989

In 1989, he appeared in the drama film ‘Dead Poets Society’ which was about the story of an English teacher in a conservative academy who inspires his students by teaching them poetry

1987

He portrayed a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service in the 1987 war comedy film, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’, a movie in which his character was loosely based on the life of radio DJ Adrian Cronauer

1984

More roles soon followed and in 1984 he found himself playing the role of Vladimir Ivanoff in the comedy-drama ‘Moscow on the Hudson’ for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

1979

In 1979, he gave a live comedy show at the Copacabana in New York, ‘Reality… What a Concept’ the recording of which won him a Grammy Award

1978

The American sitcom ‘Mork & Mindy’ was first broadcast in 1978 featuring Robin as Mork the Alien from the planet Ork

1977

Even though he had made his big screen debut in 1977 with the comedy movie, ‘Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses?’, it wasn’t until 1980 that he got his first big break with ‘Popeye’ in which he played Popeye the Sailor Man

1973

He had a penchant for acting from a young age and won a full scholarship to attend the esteemed Juilliard School in New York City in 1973

1970

He began his career performing stand up comedy shows during the 1970s

1969

As a teenager he attended Redwood High School from where he graduated in 1969