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JIM CARREY recently signed on to provide the voice of Horton in 20th Century Fox's CG animated feature film version of Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! The film, which reunites Carrey with his Bruce Almighty co-star Steve Carrell, is scheduled to be released March 14th, 2008. Carrey will also begin production next year on the Paramount Pictures' feature Ripley's Believe It Or Not! with director Tim Burton.The film reunites Carrey with writer Steve Oedekerk (Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls). The film is scheduled for a 2009 release. 

In 2005 Carrey starred opposite Tea Leoni in the highly successful Columbia Pictures/Sony comedy Fun With Dick and Jane. The film was directed by Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest) and produced by Brian Grazer. 

In 2004 he starred in the Paramount Pictures' film Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events based on the children's book series by Daniel Handler as well as the critically acclaimed Focus Features' drama Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. In 2003, he starred in the hugely successful Universal Pictures' comedy Bruce Almighty. The film, which has made over $470 million dollars worldwide, was one of the highest grossing films of the year. Bruce Almighty also reunited Carrey with director Tom Shadyac (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective & Liar, Liar) and writer Steve Oedekerk (Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls). 

In 2001, Carrey starred in the Castle Rock feature The Majestic, directed by Frank Darabont and in 2000, he had the distinction of appearing in the year's highest grossing film; the Universal Pictures' release How the Grinch Stole Christmas. He was nominated for a Golden Globe in the category of Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for his portrayal of the Grinch, as well as a People's Choice Award in the category of Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy. 

In the summer of 2000, Carrey reunited with directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly for the 20th Century Fox comedy Me, Myself and Irene, for which he received an MTV Movie Award nomination in the category of Best Comedic Performance for his portrayal of a split personality in the film. He also won the Golden Globe in 2000 for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his portrayal of Andy Kaufman in the 1999 film Man on the Moon. He had won a Golden Globe Award the previous year for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his role in the critically acclaimed film The Truman Show. The 1999 Golden Globe win marked Carrey's first award for a dramatic role. He also received a Golden Globe nomination in 1997 for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Liar, Liar, the same category in which he was nominated in 1995 for The Mask. In 2000, he was named Male Star of the Year at ShoWest.

Born January 17, 1962 in Newmarket, Ontario, Jim Carrey knew by age three that show business was in his blood. At age 15, Carrey took off for Toronto to perform at Yuk Yuks, the famous comedy club. Following the performance, Carrey's career took off and for the next few years he worked in comedy clubs all over Canada. In 1981, at age 19, he packed his belongings and moved to Los Angeles. Carrey immediately became a regular at Mitzi Shore's Comedy Store, attracting the attention of comedy legend Rodney Dangerfield. Dangerfield was so impressed with the young comic that they began touring together. It was then that things began to happen for Jim Carrey.

1982 proved to be a magical year for Carrey when MTM cast him as the star of their NBC series "Duck Factory.” Although the series only lasted 13 weeks, Carrey's work left a lasting impression in Hollywood. The next year he landed the lead role in the feature film Once Bitten, starring Lauren Hutton. He followed that film with roles in Francis Ford Coppola's Peggy Sue Got Married, and Geena Davis comedy Earth Girls Are Easy. In 1988, Carrey made a brief,

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