Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is a comedy film starring Jim Carrey as Ace Ventura which is directed by Tom Shadyac, who wrote the screenplay with Jack Bernstein and Jim Carrey.

The film released in 1994 and stars Courteney Cox, Tone Loc, Sean Young and former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino.

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Marino wasn’t sold on being in the movie until Jim Carrey convinced him. 

Marino was a special guest on Peyton’s Place and shared the story about how he ended up accepting the role in the movie.

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