Jim Carrey Overview

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Born: January 17, 1962

The man with the rubber face and bigger-than- life grin was born James Eugene Carrey in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He began clowning for his classmates early but left school in grade nine because of financial difficulties in the family. At the age of 15, he began performing at Toronto's Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club, which led to a national tour as a stand up comedian. At 19, he moved to Los Angeles and performed regularly at Mitzi Shore's Comedy Store. At his outrageous best, Carrey appeared on... See All


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