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Born: January 17, 1962 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA Profession: Cast ...
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2005:
Co-starred with Téa Leoni in "Fun with Dick and Jane," an update of 1977 comedy
1984:
Made feature acting debut in "Finders Keepers"
1989:
Co-starred with Geena Davis, Julie Brown and Jeff Goldblum in "Earth Girls Are Easy"
2008:
Produced and starred in offbeat comedy "Yes Man" based on the memoir by British humorist Danny Wallace
1979:
Appeared in Las Vegas, NV as opening act for comedian Rodney Dangerfield
1998:
Starred in Peter Weir's drama "The Truman Show"
1981:
Portrayed a struggling stand-up comic in Canadian TV movie "Rubberface"
1997:
Starred in legal comedy "Liar Liar"
1983:
Appeared on "The Tonight Show" for the first time.
1988:
Featured in two Clint Eastwood vehicles, "The Dead Pool" (1988) and "Pink Cadillac" (1989)
1992:
Delivered rare TV dramatic role as a troubled alcoholic son in Fox TV movie "Doing Time on Maple Street"
2000:
Played title role in live-action "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," directed by Ron Howard
2004:
Portrayed Count Olaf in "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," based on children's book series by Daniel Handler
2009:
Voiced several roles, including Ebenezer Scrooge in Robert Zemeckis' animated adaptation of "A Christmas Carol"
1977:
Began performing stand-up comedy at age 15 at Toronto, Canada comedy club Yuk Yuks
1996:
Cast in Ben Stiller-directed, Judd Apatow-produced dark comedy "The Cable Guy"
1991:
Headlined Showtime comedy special "Jim Carrey's Unnatural Act"
2008:
Lent voice to Horton the Elephant in animated feature "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!"
1998:
Narrated "Simon Birch," based on John Irving's novel <i>A Prayer for Owen Meany</i>; also appeared in cameo role
2001:
Played an amnesiac screenwriter in "The Majestic," set against 1950s blacklist in Hollywood
1985:
Portrayed a vampire's victim in horror comedy "Once Bitten"
2009:
Co-starred with Ewan McGregor in "I Love You Phillip Morris" as con artist, impostor, and multiple prison escapee Steven Jay Russell
2011:
Starred in live-action comedy "Mr. Popper's Penguins"
2013:
Reunited with co-star Steve Carell as dueling magicians in "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone"
2007:
Headlined mystery thriller "The Number 23," directed by Joel Schumacher
2013:
Featured in "Kick-Ass 2"
2014:
Reprised role as Lloyd Christmas in "Dumb and Dumber To"
1990:
Joined the cast of Fox sketch comedy show "In Living Color"
1986:
Played a back-up singer to Nicolas Cage in "Peggy Sue Got Married"
1994:
Starred in blockbuster hit "The Mask"
1984:
Starred in short-lived NBC sitcom "The Duck Factory"
2003:
Co-starred with Jennifer Aniston and Steve Carell in metaphysical comedy "Bruce Almighty"
1994:
First film in a starring role, surprise hit "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective"
1999:
Portrayed late comic Andy Kaufman in Milos Forman's "Man on the Moon"
2000:
Reteamed with the Farrelly brothers for comedy "Me, Myself and Irene," co-starring Renee Zellweger
2004:
Co-starred with Kate Winslet as a couple who have their memories erased in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," penned by Charlie Kaufman
1995:
Starred in initial screen collaboration with the Farrelly brothers, "Dumb and Dumber"

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