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
In 2008, for the first time, this brilliant actor lent his voice to an animated movie, for the character of an elephant in 'Dr
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
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
'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
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'
His next movie, 'Man on the Moon', released in 1999, was also a huge critical success
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
During 1996-97, Jim was cast in two major roles in the movies 'The Cable Guy', directed by Ben Stiller, and 'Liar Liar'
In 1995, this new star acted as 'Two-Face and the Riddler' in the Michael Keaton starrer 'Batman Forever'
It was in 1994, that this brilliant comic actor got his big break in Hollywood, with the film, 'Ace Ventura: Pet Detective'
In 1990, Carrey began appearing on the 'Fox network' show titled, 'In Living Color', designed by Damon Wayan's brother Keenen
In 1987, he got married to actress Melissa Womer, and the couple have a daughter, Jane Erin, who is presently a singer
During 1985-89, the aspiring actor was cast in the horror-comedy movie, 'Once Bitten', alongside Lauren Hutton and Karen Kopins
In 1983, the talented entertainer appeared on 'The Tonight Show', telecast on 'NBC'
He was however rejected for the 1980-81 season of the show, and turned his attention towards Hollywood films
James Eugene Carrey, popularly called Jim, was born to Percy and Kathleen, on January 17, 1962, in the town of Newmarket, Canada
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
His third marriage was to graphic designer Susan Schneider in 2011
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)
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
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
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
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
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
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
The American sitcom ‘Mork & Mindy’ was first broadcast in 1978 featuring Robin as Mork the Alien from the planet Ork
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
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
He began his career performing stand up comedy shows during the 1970s
As a teenager he attended Redwood High School from where he graduated in 1969