Jim Carrey timeline

By HNA016
  • Jim Carrey is born

    Jim Carrey is born in Newmarket, Ontario
  • Jim Carrey's father loses his job

    Jim's father loses his Accounting job, and his family works at a factory.
  • Carrey trys his first act in comedy

    Carrey is booed off the stage at Yuk Yuks comedy club in Toronto
  • Carrey drops out of school

    Carrey drops out of school, and the Carrey's quit their factory jobs and are homeless
  • Carrey successfully returns to Yuk Yuks

  • Carrey heads to L.A. and begins performing at comedy clubs.

  • NBC signs Carrey to act in The Duck Factory

  • Carrey acts in his first movie, Finders Keepers

  • Carrey appears in Once Bitten

  • Carrey gets married

    Carrey acts in Peggy Sue Got Married, and he weds Melissa Wormer
  • Their daughter, Jane, is born

  • Carrey acts in The Dead Pool

  • Carrey acts in Pink Cadillac

  • In Living Color debuts on TV

  • Carrey tapes his Showtime cable special, Jim Carrey's Unnatural Act

  • Jim Carrey wins acclaim with his dramatic performance in the TV movie, Doing Time On Maple Drive

  • Carrey stars in 3 films

    Carrey stars in Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber. Hiis dad dies from cancer the same year.
  • Carrey divorces Melissa Wormer and stars in Batman, Forever

  • Carrey marries actress Lauren Holly

  • Carrey stars in Liar Liar

  • Carrey stars in The Truman Show and Simon Birch

  • Carrey wins a Golden Globe award for his role in The Truman Show