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Judd Apatow Praises Jim Carrey's Comedic Genius: "He's the Best"

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Director Judd Apatow praised star Jim Carrey on Friday while presenting the actor with the Generation Award at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal.

Apatow first witnessed the Canadian-born comic's genius when watching Carrey do endlessly brilliant improvisational sets in Hollywood comedy clubs during the late 1980s and 1990s.

"He would go on stage every night and improvise his entire set. His goal was not to repeat one line from any other night. It was the funniest thing I've ever seen in my life," Apatow said of Carrey's early performances at The Improv. Apatow later saw Carrey create, out of »

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