He had us laughing until we couldn't laugh anymore when he made his mark in the 1994 comedy, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, which put him on the radar. Since then, Jim Carrey has had us laughing for years, starring in hilarious movies such as The Mask and Dumb & Dumber as well as showing us his more serious side in The Truman Show and Eternal Sunshine for the Spotless Mind.
In honor of the funnyman's birthday today, here are 10 of Jim Carrey's best roles:
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Dumb & Dumber
The Cable Guy
The Truman Show
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Which Jim Carrey role is your favorite? Do you prefer his comedy or his more serious roles?