Jim Carrey (b. 1962) is an actor who shot to stardom on the sketch comedy show In Living Color.
Carrey appeared on Sesame Street in a sketch with Elmo and Telly Monster, in which he demonstrated happiness and sadness with his feet. (EKA: Episode 3060) As noted in Sesame Street Unpaved, the sketch was originally written for Steve Martin, who canceled out. A clip from the sketch appeared in Sesame Street's All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Streets Forever.
Carrey and his his breakout film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective have been spoofed by the Muppets on several occastions. In the 1999 calendar Muppet Movie Parodies: Our Wedding or Your Funeral, Kermit appears as Frog Ventoori, Wet Detective. And in the "Miss Piggy's Story" issue of The Muppet Show Comic Book, Scooter considers Kim Jarrey as a possible guest star; unfortunately, he is busy filming Ace Fedora, Hat Detective.