Posts Tagged “Jim Carrey”

Salaries for Dumb and Dumber

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Dumb and Dumber

FACT OF THE DAY:  Dumb and Dumber, the 1994 comedy hit film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels , went on to make over $245 million in the box office. The producers started with a budget of $16 million, $7 million of which was the salary for Carrey, who was coming of the success of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. His co-star in the film, made a bit less. Daniels, a known actor in his own right, made a salary of $50,000. Like we said, just a tad bit less than Mr. Pet Detective himself.

 

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Jim Carrey Trained by the CIA

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Jim Carrey The Grinch

FACT OF THE DAY:  During the filming of The Grinch (released in 2000), Jim Carrey was trained by the CIA. Yes, that is an actual fact.

While making this movie, Carrey was put through “torture-endurance training” to help him go through the make-up process, which could take up to 8 hours to complete.

Side Note: Carrey also credited the soothing sounds of The Bee Gees as a big help during this make-up ordeal.

 

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