Jim Carrey Quotes (81 quotes)
“Comedic actors can be looked at as a lower form because we have to put ourselves in a lower place than most of the audience. I think lofty emotions are somehow considered more special. The best stories in the world to me are the ones that elicit a real emotion, but have humour.”
Tony Horkins, This much I know: Jim Carrey, actor, 46, Los Angeles, (October 19, 2008) The Observer, Guardian News and Media Limited.
“I like people. They're entertaining. I just may laugh at different things than most people. I laugh at mistakes. I laugh at how you recover from mistakes.”
Jeff Otto, An Interview with Jim Carrey: We talk to the comedy mastermind about his most reserved performance (March 12, 2004) IGN, IGN Entertainment.
“I enjoy my life. The fame part of it freaked me out for a little while, and there are definitely times when it's not so great to be special and known by everybody - you know, when you're wearing the wrong thing, or just in a vulnerable place. But I'm good with my life now.”
Stella Papamichael, Jim Carrey: Bruce Almighty (June 16, 2003) BBC.
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Born: January 17, 1962 (age 55)
Occupation: Comedian, actor, producer
Bio: James Eugene Jim Carrey is a Canadian and American actor, comedian, and producer. Carrey has received four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning two. Known for his highly energetic, slapstick performances, he has been described as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood.
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