|Birthname||James Eugene Carrey|
|born on||17 January 1962 at 02:30 (= 02:30 AM )|
|Place||Newmarket Ontario, Canada, 44n03, 79w28|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||26°43' 17°12 Asc. 15°12'|
Canadian-born actor and stand-up comedian. The youngest of four children, he got his start doing stand-up comedy in Toronto in 1979. A year later he moved to Los Angeles where he caught the attention of comedian Rodney Dangerfield. Dangerfield signed Carrey on as an opening act for his tour. In 1983 he made his film debut in a bit part of a bit movie. The later '80s brought his additional roles but it wasn't until "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" in 1994 that his career in film took off. A more serious movie, "The Truman Show" (1998), earned him a Golden Globe. The following year, he took home another Golden Globe for his portrayal of the troubled comedian Andy Kaufman in the biopic "Man on the Moon." He has since made several films including "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" in 2004.
Carrey's name has been romantically linked to several women's, and he has been married twice. He first married Melissa Womer on March 28, 1987 and on September 6, 1987, their daughter Jane Erin Carrey was born. The couple divorced in 1995 and Carrey married Lauren Holly on September 23, 1996. The couple split within a year.
- Family : Change residence 1980 (Moved to Los Angeles)
- Work : Prize 1998 (Golden Globe)
- Work : Prize 1999 (His second Golden Globe)
- Family : Change in family responsibilities 6 September 1987 (Daughter Jane was born)
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- Relationship : Divorce dates 1995 (from Melissa Womer)
- Relationship : End significant relationship 1997 (with Lauren Holly)
Sy Scholfield quotes date and place from
various biographical reports and time of birth from him ("I've had this obsession with the number 23, as well as the number 7, for years. I was born at 2:30 a.m. My daughter was born at 12:11, which adds up to 23. It's been all through my life") as reported in the following news item:
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VNU Entertainment News Wire; Q&A: Jim Carrey
BY ANGELA DAWSON Online 14 December 2005
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
- Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards