Jim Carrey

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Jim Carrey
Birth name James Eugene Carrey
Born January 17, 1962 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Sometimes credited as James Carrey
Notable Roles In Living Color: Various
Notable Episodes



Jim Carrey started as a comedian in Canada. He eventually started in TV in a couple big parts before starring in his first show, The Duck Factory, although that show only lasted one season. His big break came when he became a cast member on the sketch show In Living Color, which propelled him to stardom and he subsequently became a huge movie star.


Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Duck Factory Skip Tarkenton 1984 1
In Living Color
(credited as James Carrey)
Cast Member 1990–1994 1 2 3 4 5
Kidding Jeff Piccirillo 2018–2020 1 2

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Saturday Night Live Himself/Host 21x20 - Jim Carrey/Soundgarden May 18, 1996
Saturday Night Live Himself/Host 36x11 - Jim Carrey/The Black Keys January 8, 2011
30 Rock Dave Williams 6x09 - Leap Day February 23, 2012
Saturday Night Live Himself/Host 40x04 - Jim Carrey/Iggy Azalea October 25, 2014

Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All Brad Peters May 21, 1989
Doing Time on Maple Drive Tim Carter March 16, 1992

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Ace Ventura 1994
The Mask Stanley Ipkiss 1994
Dumb and Dumber Lloyd Christmas 1994
Batman Forever The Riddler 1995
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Ace Ventura 1995
The Cable Guy Ernie Douglas 1996
Liar Liar Fletcher Reede 1997
The Truman Show Truman Burbank 1998

Talk Show Appearances


Series Produced

Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
I'm Dying Up Here 2017 –2018 Executive Producer 1 2
Kidding 2018 –2020 Executive Producer 1 2

Awards and Accolades

Golden Globe Awards

(2 Wins in 6 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (1999)
The Truman Show
  • Won: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1999)
Man on the Moon