James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, producer, and stand-up comedian. He voiced Ebenezer Scrooge, in all his various forms, as well as all three of the ghosts in Robert Zemeckis' adaptation of A Christmas Carol, as well as providing motion capture. Carrey is best known for his films such as Dumb and Dumber, The Mask, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (and its sequel: When Nature Calls), Batman Forever, The Cable Guy, Liar Liar, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, and Bruce Almighty.
- Carrey was once considered for the role of Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story along the late Paul Newman as Sheriff Woody.
- Carrey was once considered to play Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, along with Michael Keaton, Christopher Walken, and Hugh Jackman.
- Carrey was also the favorite choice for the role of Loki Laufeyson in Thor, but at the end, Tom Hiddleston, one of the actors who originally auditioned for the role of Thor, was cast instead.
- Jim was originally offered the role of Michael "Goob" Yagoobian in Disney's Meet the Robinsons, but turned it down to star in the film The Number 23.