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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 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 gained critical acclaim 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. Popper's Penguins (2011) and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013).
He then married Lauren Holly, his costar Renée Zellweger, who he was engaged to from 1999 to 2000 before calling things off. The two dated for nearly five years before breaking up in 2010. in May, after rekindling their romance following a breakup.
Carrey can be “a hard guy to date,” a source close to the couple told PEOPLE at the time.
He retracted support for the film two months prior to its release.
He won his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor with his dramatic performance in .
The film dealt with lost love and difficult relationships, a theme that resonated with Carrey’s personal life.
With more domestic stability, Carrey returned to the stage with a more polished act.
In a short period of time, he went from open-mic nights to regular paid shows, building his reputation in the process.