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Jim Carrey

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James Eugene Carrey (; born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor and comedian known for his energetic slapstick performances. After spending the 1980s honing his stand-up comedy act and portraying mostly supporting roles in films, Carrey gained wide recognition in 1990 when he was cast in the American sketch comedy television series In Living Color (1990–1994). He broke out as a film star after starring in a string of box office hits with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber (all 1994), which he followed up with Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls and Batman Forever (both 1995). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Carrey has received more than 39,970,912 page views. His biography is available in 105 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 104 in 2019). Jim Carrey is the 137th most popular actor (up from 153rd in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Canada (up from 14th in 2019) and the 3rd 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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  • 40M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 105

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jim Carrey ranks 137 out of 9,996Before him are Robert Duvall, Yves Montand, Lee Van Cleef, Marcel Marceau, Christoph Waltz, and Bruno Ganz. After him are Julie Andrews, Jean Renoir, Oliver Hardy, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jane Birkin, and Laurence Olivier.

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Among people born in 1962, Jim Carrey ranks 2Before him is Tom Cruise. After him are Jodie Foster, Mohammed Omar, Cliff Burton, Frank Rijkaard, Ralph Fiennes, Ruud Gullit, Nicolás Maduro, Demi Moore, David Fincher, and Steve Irwin.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Jim Carrey ranks 9 out of 1,350Before him are Leslie Nielsen (1926), Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874), Donald Sutherland (1935), James Naismith (1861), Justin Trudeau (1971), and Erving Goffman (1922). After him are Frank Gehry (1929), Alice Munro (1931), Marshall McLuhan (1911), Christopher Plummer (1929), James Cameron (1954), and Celine Dion (1968).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Jim Carrey ranks 3Before him are Leslie Nielsen (1926) and Donald Sutherland (1935). After him are Christopher Plummer (1929), Michael J. Fox (1961), William Shatner (1931), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Mary Pickford (1892), Lois Maxwell (1927), Ryan Reynolds (1976), Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), and Geneviève Bujold (1942).

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