James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, and artist. He is known for his energetic slapstick performances. Carrey first gained recognition in America in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy television series In Living Color.
His first leading roles in motion pictures came with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994), The Mask (1994), and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), as well portraying the Riddler in Batman Forever (1995) and the lead role in Liar Liar (1997).
He gained attention starring in serious roles in The Truman Show (1998) and Man on the Moon (1999), with each garnering him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
Jim Carrey has reprised his role as Joe Biden on Saturday Night Live and transformed into the fly that landed on vice president Mike Pence’s head.
The sketch showed Carrey as Mr Biden, sitting at home with his wife Jill watching the vice presidential debate between Mr Pence and Kamala Harris, before getting into a teleportation machine to become the fly which became a viral sensation.