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Jim Carrey's 1994 epic, The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, Ace Ventura.www.theexchange.africa

He gets his comedian background from his father who was also an impersonator. It is doing small impersonator gigs in Toronto that got him off the streets, to the US and to stardom.

At a young age, even before his career took off, Jim Carrey wrote to himself a cheque for $10 million.

According to legend, he one day drove up to the Hollywood Hills overlooking the city of Los Angeles and that is where he wrote himself the US$10 million cheque “for acting services rendered”.

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