Photos: Jim Carrey through the years

Published 2:38 PM ET, Mon July 8, 2013
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Canadian-American actor Jim Carrey is best known for his slapstick comedic style in movies such as "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and "Dumb and Dumber." Two time Golden Globe winner, Carrey has starred in over three dozen roles. In this 2009 image, Carrey arrives at the "Under the Sea 3D" premiere in Los Angeles, California. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
Carrey attends actress Jane Fonda's handprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 27 in Los Angeles, California. JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images
Carrey gets slimed during Nickelodeon's 24th Annual Kids' Choice Awards at Galen Center in 2011. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Carrey speaks at a rally calling for healthier vaccines in Washington in 2008. Carrey joined then-girlfriend Jenny McCarthy in a public campaign for autism awareness after McCarthy's young son was diagnosed with autism. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images
Carrey lays on the red carpet at the world premiere of his movie "Yes Man" at the Vue Cinema in Leicester Square, London, in 2008. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images
Carrey holds Jenny McCarthy's son, Evan Asher, as he attends the 2008 premiere of "Horton Hears a Who" with then-girlfriend McCarthy and Carrey's daughter Jane. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Carrey speaks at a press conference for the United Nations Security Council to call an arms embargo against Burma in 2007. Brad Barket/Getty Images
Carrey points to fans before he hits a ball into the stands during an intermission at the 2006 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Flushing Meadows, New York. STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images
Carrey with boxing legend Muhammad Ali before the Grand Opening Gala for the Muhammad Ali Center at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2005. JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images
Carrey and fellow comedian Mike Myers clown backstage during Nickelodeon's 16th Annual Kids' Choice Awards in 2003 in Santa Monica, California. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
Carrey joins co-star Kate Winslet on the set of "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" in New York City in 2003. Adam Rountree/Getty Images
Guests Carrey, left, joins Rodney Dangerfield on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," on Dangerfield's 80th birthday in 2001. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
The Grinch, played by Carrey, conspires with his dog Max in Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." Getty Images
Carrey at the 1999 MTV Movie Awards. Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect/Getty
Carrey plays the lead role in "The Truman Show," a movie about a man who unknowingly lives his entire life on a studio set. Paramount Studios
Carrey plays the role of late comedian Andy Kaufman, alongside actress and musician Courtney Love, in the 1999 movie "Man on the Moon." Universal Studios/Getty
Carrey accepts his awards during the Second Annual Blockbuster Awards after winning "favorite actor in a comedy" for "Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls," as well as for his roles in "Dumb and Dumber" and "The Mask." Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images
Carrey, with his daughter Jane and then-girlfriend Lauren Holly, shows his cement-covered hands during his hand and foot print ceremony outside the famous TCL's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, in 1995. Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images
Carrey plays a goofy animal detective in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" in 1994. Warner Brothers