Jim Carrey is an actor and producer well known for his ‘elastic’ body movements and the all too familiar flexible facial expressions. The actor was born in Canada and became a U.S .citizen by naturalization in recent 2004. He first rose to fame when he joined the cast of In Living Color, a Fox sketch comedy in 1990. However, leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber as well as The Mask made him one of the biggest names in comedy.
Birth name, James Eugene Carrey, the hilarious comedian was born in January 17, 1962 in Ontario, Canada. He was the youngest of four kids and even as a child Carrey was a natural performer so much so that he even performed standup gigs for his classmates in junior high.
What many may not know is that Jim Carrey and Tupac Shakur were very fond of each other. While he was in penitentiary, the comedian used to write Pac funny letters to see him through the boredom. And before he met his death, Tupac insisted that Jim Carrey was his favorite comedian. Long live.