Source Pravda.Ru

"The Mask" acquires American citizenship

Comic actor Jim Carrey has become a U.S. citizen and said his decision to pursue dual citizenship was based on his love for the country that helped him attain his dream.

Nevertheless the star of films like "The Mask", "Bruce Almighty" and the upcoming "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events", professed his pride at being born a Canadian.

Carrey, who made a name for himself doing outrageous antics on the early 1990s television series "In Living Color", became an official U.S. citizen on October 7, informs Reuters.

According to Rediff, he was born in Ontario, Canada, but has now decided to call the United States home.