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Jim Carrey

1962 - Today

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James Eugene Carrey (; born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. Known for his energetic slapstick performances, Carrey first gained recognition in 1990, after landing a recurring role in the American sketch comedy television series In Living Color (1990–1994). He broke out as star in motion pictures with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask and Dumb and Dumber (all 1994). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Carrey has received more than 29,021,395 page views. His biography is available in 104 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 101 in 2019). Jim Carrey is the 153rd most popular actor (down from 139th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Canada (down from 10th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Canadian Actor.

Jim Carrey is most famous for his comedic roles in movies such as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber.

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  • 29M

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  • 76.53

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  • 104

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Jim Carrey ranks 153 out of 10,030Before him are Eli Wallach, Fred Astaire, Christopher Walken, Audie Murphy, Anouk Aimée, and Rutger Hauer. After him are Philippe Noiret, Liza Minnelli, Cameron Diaz, Jeanne Moreau, Joan Fontaine, and Sandra Bullock.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1962, Jim Carrey ranks 3Before him are Carles Puigdemont and Tom Cruise. After him are Ruud Gullit, Cliff Burton, Frank Rijkaard, Demi Moore, Jodie Foster, Nicolás Maduro, Ralph Fiennes, Abdullah II of Jordan, and Steve Irwin.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Jim Carrey ranks 14 out of 1,130Before him are Erving Goffman (1922), Alice Munro (1931), Frank Gehry (1929), Justin Trudeau (1971), Christopher Plummer (1929), and James Cameron (1954). After him are Margaret Atwood (1939), Glenn Gould (1932), Michael J. Fox (1961), Saul Bellow (1915), Eric Berne (1910), and Celine Dion (1968).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Jim Carrey ranks 4Before him are Leslie Nielsen (1926), Donald Sutherland (1935), and Christopher Plummer (1929). After him are Michael J. Fox (1961), William Shatner (1931), Mary Pickford (1892), Pamela Anderson (1967), Lois Maxwell (1927), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Ryan Reynolds (1976), and Glenn Ford (1916).

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