San Diego, CA
Claim to Fame
The Mask, There´s Something About Mary and Charlie's Angels.
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
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Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress and former fashion model. She is perhaps best known for her roles in blockbuster movies such as The Mask (1994), My Best Friend`s Wedding (1997), There`s Something About Mary (1998), Charlie`s Angels (2000), and Vanilla Sky (2001). Diaz was the second of three actresses to join the coveted "$20 Million Club" after receiving this salary for Charlie`s Angels: Full Throttle. Early life
Diaz was born in San Diego, California to Emilio Diaz and Billie (née Early).Diaz`s father is a second-generation Cuban-American and her mother has German, English And Native American descent, Diaz attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School at the same time as rapper Snoop Dogg.
At 16 she began her career as a fashion model. Diaz signed with top modeling agency Elite Model Management. After graduating from high school, she went to work in Japan and met video director Carlo de la Torre. On her return to America, she moved in with him. For the next few years, her modeling took her around the world, working for contracts with major companies. She modelled for designers such as Calvin Klein and Levi`s. She also graced the cover of the July 1990 issue of Seventeen magazine. During this period she also made a brief but now notorious soft pornographic film.
At 21, Diaz auditioned for The Mask. Even though she had no previous acting experience she was cast as the female lead. She signed up for acting lessons right after getting the part. Over the next three years, she took roles in low-budget, independent films, such as The Last Supper (1995), Feeling Minnesota (1996), She`s The One (1996), and A Life Less Ordinary (1997), preferring to feel her way effectively into the industry. She then regained mainstream success with the blockbuster films My Best Friend`s Wedding (1997) and There`s Something About Mary (1998). She won critical acclaim for her performance in Being John Malkovich (1999), which earned her Best Supporting Actress nominations at the Golden Globes, the BAFTA Awards and the SAG Awards.
Cameron Diaz with Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. During the 1990-2000, Diaz starred in many films, such as Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her, Keys to Tulsa, Very Bad Things, Any Given Sunday, and the hit adaptation of Charlie`s Angels. In 2001, she won nominations for Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards and the AFI Awards for Vanilla Sky, and also voiced Princess Fiona in Shrek, for which she earned $10 million. In 2003, Diaz received another Golden Globe nomination for Martin Scorsese`s epic Gangs of New York, and became the second actress (after Wedding costar Julia Roberts) to earn $20 million for a role, receiving the sum for Charlie`s Angels: Full Throttle.
Future work for Diaz includes a role in Shrek the Third in 2007. She was set to team up again with The Mask co-star Jim Carrey in the film Fun with Dick and Jane, but she dropped out to star in In Her Shoes.
Full Name at Birth
Cameron Michelle Diaz
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Drew Barrymore (Best friend) (actress), Jennifer Aniston (actress)
Touch My Body (Mariah Carey)
Emilio Diaz (deceased)
Billie Early Diaz
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Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, California
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Elite Model Management
Big Smile, Long Legs, Muscular Arms
USA, Whole Foods
Green Curry Chicken
Blue, Green, Kaki, Purple
Reese Witherspoon (actress)
Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress and former model. She rose to prominence during the 1990s with roles in the movies The Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding and There's Something About Mary. Other high-profile credits include the two Charlie's Angels films, voicing the character Princess Fiona in the Shrek series, Any Given Sunday, Knight and Day, The Holiday, The Green Hornet and Bad Teacher.
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