One of the most prolific comedians to grace Hollywood in the last 30 years is the one and only Jim Carrey. The man behind classics such as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb & Dumber, and The Mask is best known for his outrageous, eccentric behavior both in his comedy sketches and his movies.
However, he has been known in the later stages of his career to engage in more serious roles. These include roles in movies such as Liar Liar, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind and The Truman Show, which he won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in 1997.
Things haven’t always been so easy for the man originally from Ontario, Canada. James Eugene Carrey is the youngest of four siblings and while growing up, his parents struggled to make ends meet. His father was regularly unemployed and his mother suffered from depression.
From as long as he could remember, Carrey wanted to pursue a career in comedy and eventually, with much pain and hard work, he finally got his big break. Since then, Carrey hasn’t looked back. Along the way, the actor has had many failed relationships with both famous and obscure names. These include Renee Zellweger and Jenny McCarthy, to name a few.
Recent events in his life seem to have affected Carrey for the worse and many fans have expressed concerns about his increasingly unpredictable behavior off the screen. From awkward interviews to extreme changes in belief, Carrey has gone through some drastic transformations in recent times. The big question is this: is Jim Carrey simply going through a bizarre phase? Or has he already gone past the point of no return? Join us as we run through the fascinating life of one of the most enigmatic characters in the world of Hollywood – Jim Carrey.