The Grinch Who Stole Christmas was written by Dr.Seuss (born Theodor Geisel in Springfield) acclaimed writer of many fantastic children stories such as 'The Cat in the Hat' and 'Horton Hears a Who' as well as 'The Lorax' all of which have been made into movies.
Who plays the Grinch?
The Grinch himself was played by Jim Carrey, famed for his starring roles in such films as 'The Truman Show' 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' 'Ace Ventura: Pet Detective' and 'Dumb & Dumber' - all fantastic movies.
More recent movies include: 'Yes Man' 'I love you Philip Morris' 'Kick Ass 2' and the long awaited sequel to Dumb & Dumber - 'Dumber and Dumber to'
To find more movies that Jim Carrey has been in and trivia about him please follow this link: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000120/