Jim Carrey

By: Jordan Payne and JC Feltman

Background Information

We are doing our project on Jim Carrey. Jim Carrey was born on January 17, 1962 in Ontario, Canada. He is currently 54 years old. Jim Carrey lives in Los Angeles, CA. He started off as a comedian and then later on became a famous comedian and actor.


Jim Carrey struggled with dyslexia and made friends by making people laugh. Jim Carrey's biggest struggle was making friends through school. All of the kids in his class thought he was weird because he couldn't read well with his dyslexia problem.


Some successes of Jim Carrey are performing in many movies such as Dumb and Dumber, The Mask, and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey has overcome his problem with dyslexia. Jim Carrey is a comedian in most of the movies he acts in now.
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Jim Carrey's legacy to the world is to be funny. He has positively impacted this society by making people laugh.


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Life and Career of Jim Carrey