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Jim Carrey Features

This is the section for all our "FUN" Jim Carrey information - please enjoy!

Did You Know?

... that Jim Carrey dropped out of high school to work on his standup comedy act full time. He came to LA and did stand up at The Comedy Store. Here is one of his early routines:

... that In Living Color wasn't Jim Carrey's first TV show. Jim was one of the leads in a 1994 short-run sitcom called The Duck Factory about a group of wacky animators.

... that Jim Carrey first taste of stardom came as one of the castmembers of In Living Color. Jim Carrey had met Damon Wayans on the set of Earth Girls Are Easy and they had become friends. Portraying many characters during his five season stint on the show, his most famous creation was Fire Marshall Bill. You can see him here, in a Christmas themed sketch:

And now you can watch all Jim Carrey's In Living Color comedy gems on DVD:

... that Jim Carrey stepped in at the last minute and replace Robin Williams as The Riddler in Batman Forever - a role that help catapult his career from TV success to motion picture success. Learn more in our Tribute to Batman and our Tribute to Robin Williams.

... that three of Jim's biggest movies were released in one year - 1994 - Ace Ventura Pet Detective, The Mask and Dumb and Dumber.

... that as an act of self-actualization (and long before anyone had learned of The Secret), Jim Carrey wrote out a check to himself for $20 million and wrote on the subject line "for acting services rendered" and stuck it in his wallet as a sort of good-luck charm. He kept it there until 1996 when he received a "real" paycheck for $20 million for The Cable Guy.

... that Jim Carrey talked about his bouts of depression on a 2004 60 Minutes interview.

... Just for Fun: Jim Carrey found a really good way to plug Yes Man on David Letterman delivering the Top Ten List. He even manages to gross out Dave.

On Location

Grauman's/Mann's Chinese Theater Footprints
Jim Carrey is just one of the many legendary celebrities to leave hand and footprints outside the famous Grauman's (now Mann's) Chinese Theater.

Mann's Chinese Theater
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA

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Bruce Almighty

The Riddler ( Batman Forever ):

"Riddle me this, and riddle me that: who is afraid of the big, black bat?"

In which movie did a young Jim Carrey appear with a young Nicholas Cage?