Entertainment Today’s TV Show Host : Margie Rey and guest reporter Kalpana Pandit interview with actor, and the iconic comedian Jim Carrey at Sunset Towers in West Hollywood, California during The Showtime Party. What many people don’t know is that Jim is also a Producer , and is the executive producer of Showtime’s “I’m Dying Up Here” , starring Actress Ari Graynor, whom Margie also interviews in this news segment.
James Eugene Carrey ( born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for his highly energetic slapstick performances. Carrey first gained recognition in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy television series In Living Color. His first leading roles in major productions came with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994), The Mask (1994), and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), as well as a supporting role in Batman Forever (1995) and a lead role in Liar Liar (1997). He then starred in The Truman Show (1998) and Man on the Moon (1999), with each garnering him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
In the 2000s, he gained further recognition for his portrayal of the Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), as well as Bruce Almighty (2003), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Yes Man (2008), Horton Hears a Who! (2008) and A Christmas Carol (2009).
In the 2010s, he has starred in Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011) and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013). In 2013, he appeared in Kick-Ass 2 as Colonel Stars and Stripes. He retracted support for the film two months prior to its release. He issued a statement via his Twitter account that, in light of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, “Now in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence.” Carrey reprised his role as Lloyd Christmas in Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011) and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) (2014). Below photo of Actress Ari Graynor and executive producer Jim Carrey attending the after party for the premiere of Showtime’s “I’m Dying Up Here” at Canter’s Deli on May 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. :
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