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Jim Carrey, A Stand-Up Comedian And "In Living Color" Star, Celebrates His 56th Birthday

Date January 18, 2018 10:24

Jim Carrey turns 56.

Jim Carrey celebrates his birthday

Born as James Eugene Carrey, the comedian and screenwriter first came into the limelight in 1990 through the sketch comedy TV series, In Living Color.

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After that, he landed several other roles in wildly successful movies like Dumb and Dumber, Batman Forever, Man on the Moon, and several others.

He has several Golden Globe Awards for his work.

Jim’s best roles

Of the numerous movies he has acted in, several of them do stand out. So, we gathered a couple of them for your viewing pleasure.

1. The Truman Show (1998)

This comedy-drama was directed by Peter Weir and has Jim Carrey playing Truman Burbank in it.

2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Directed by Michel Gondry who was also part of those who wrote the story, the romantic science fiction movie also stars Jim Carrey. In fact, this has been described as one of his best performances so far.

3. Bruce Almighty (2003)

The high-concept comedy was written by Steve Koren, Steve Oedekerk, and Mark O’Keefe. It features Jim Carrey as Bruce Nolan.

4. The Mask (1994)

Directed by Charles Russel, The Mask is an American fantasy comedy that stars Jim Carrey, Amy Yasbeck, Richard Jeni, and others. It was produced by Bob Engelman

5. Yes Man (2008)

The British-American comedy by Peyton Reed stars Jim alongside Zooey Deschanel. It was written by Jarrad Paul, Andrew Mogel, and Nicholas Stoller.

Fans congratulate the star

As expected, fans and lovers of the comedy star have taken to the internet to voice their wishes for him on the occasion of his birthday.

Of all the messages directed to him, we picked out the following for you.

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We wish Jim Carrey a happy birthday and more prosperous years ahead.

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