Jim Carrey was bornon 17 January 1962 in Newmarket, Canadian, American, is Actor. If Jim Carrey, the famous comic actor, had taken a beating after being rejected as a performer the first few times, we would not have had great movies like 'Bruce Almighty' and 'The Truman Show'. Faced with dire poverty in his childhood, this brilliant entertainer was unable to complete school, and was forced to fend for his family. His only form of practice was at home, when he would try cheering up his mother in time of economic calamity. His first performance was at the comedy club of 'Yuk Yuk's', where he was rebuffed by the audience. This however, did not undermine the young lad's confidence, and he went on to prove to the world, that he had talent. With splendid comic performances in films like 'Ace Ventura: Pet Detective', 'The Mask', 'Dumb and Dumber', 'Liar Liar', and 'Me, Myself & Irene', he carved a niche for himself in the live action comedy genre of movies. Gradually, he began acting in more serious movies, bagging prestigious honours for his acts in the films, 'The Truman Show', 'Man on the Moon', and 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'. In the last decade this celebrated star was included in the 'Canadian Walk of Fame' for his cinematic achievements
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