About this Youtube video: Great Rare footage of a Young Jim Carrey doing Stand up Comedy - Hilarious Comedy Sessions. Volume One Jim Carrey Abit about Jim Carrey first gained recognition 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 then starred in The Truman Show 1998 and Man on the Moon 1999 with each garnering him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. In the 2000s he gained further recognition for his portrayal of the Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000 as well as Bruce Almighty 2003 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role Lemony Snicket s A Series of Unfortunate Events 2004 Fun with Dick and Jane 2005 Yes Man 2008 Horton Hears a Who 2008 and A Christmas Carol 2009 . In the 2010s he has starred in Mr. Popper s Penguins 2011 and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone 2013 . In 2013 he appeared in Kick-Ass 2 as Colonel Stars and Stripes. He retracted support for the film two months prior to its release. He issued a statement via his Twitter account that in light of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary N ow in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence. 3 Carrey reprised his role as Lloyd Christmas in Dumb and Dumber To 2014 ..