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Cameron Diaz (born 30.8.1972)
Cameron Diaz is a popular American actress, possibly best known for her role in There's Something About Mary.
Cameron Diaz: Childhood
Cameron Diaz was born in San Diego, California, to Billie and Emilio Diaz. Her mother was an import / export agent and her father worked as a Field Gauger for an oil company. His family had moved to the USA from Spain, via Cuba. Cameron's mother is of English, Cherokee and German descent. Cameron has an older sister, Chimene.
As a teenager, Cameron Diaz attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School. The rapper Snoop Dogg was also a pupil at the school.
Cameron Diaz: Modelling Career
Cameron Diaz became a fashion model at the age of 16, when she signed up to Elite Model Management, one of the top agencies in the USA. The company is run by John Casablancas, father of Julian Casablancas, the lead singer of The Strokes. Diaz modelled for a number of big-name designers, including Calvin Klein and Levi's. In 1990, she was also pictured on the cover of Seventeen magazine.
Cameron Diaz: Acting Career
An agent from Elite met the producers of the film The Mask when they were searching for the female lead. Despite having no acting experience, Diaz auditioned for the role and when her audition was successful, she immediately started acting lessons. She starred in the film, alongside Jim Carrey and the movie became a huge global success.
Following the release of The Mask, Diaz landed a series of roles in small, independent films such as The Last Supper, which also starred Courtney B. Vance and Feeling Minnesota, which starred Keanu Reeves and Courtney Love. She also featured in She's The One along with Jennifer Aniston and Edward Burns.
Cameron's real foray into the mainstream came with her role in My Best Friend's Wedding, which also starred Julia Roberts and Rupert Everett. Following this was the Farrelly brothers' There's Something About Mary, which has become renowned for a scene in which Diaz places bodily fluids in her hair, mistakenly thinking that it is hair gel. Diaz was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in the film, which also featured Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon and Lee Evans.
Diaz also gained a great deal of critical praise for her role in Being John Malkovich, a Spike Jonze film which starred John Cusack and, unsurprisingly, John Malkovich.
More hits came for Diaz, in the form of A Life Less Ordinary, the Danny Boyle film that starred Ewan McGregor, as well as the updated adaptation of Charlie's Angels, which starred Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as her fellow Angels and Bill Murray as Charlie.
Cameron Diaz won a 2001 Golden Globe nomination for her role in Vanilla Sky, the Cameron Crowe film that also starred Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz and Jason Lee. That same year, she provided the voice for the animated movie Shrek, which became a huge global phenomenon.
Diaz's next Golden Globe nomination came for her role in Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York, the full-length epic that starred Daniel Day Lewis and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Cameron Diaz earned a reported $20 million for her role in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and following that release, she returned to Shrek 2 as well as appearing in the less successful In Her Shoes and The Holiday. In 2007, she also appeared in Shrek The Third. The film also featured Justin Timberlake, who she was dating at the time.
Cameron Diaz starred opposite Ashton Kutcher in What Happens In Vegas.
Cameron Diaz: Personal Life
Cameron Diaz suffers with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Diaz dated the actor Matt Dillon, for three years until 1998. She was also once engaged to Jared Leto, but they broke up in 2002. She then went on to date Justin Timberlake, whom she met in 2003. They split officially in 2007.
In 2009, an announcement was made that Cameron Diaz is to have a star on the Hollywood walk of Fame.
25th December 2014 -
Annie is out in cinemas and ready to entertain you this holiday season with the latest adaptation of the cherished musical produced by Jay Z and Will Smith. Little orphan Annie is played by 11-year-old...
20th December 2014 -
Cameron Diaz is reportedly engaged to Benji Madden.Sources claim Cameron Diaz is enaged to Benji Madden.Read More: Cameron Diaz Says She "Will Try Anything Once" When Discussing Marriage.A number of sources have claimed the 42-year-old...
19th December 2014 -
Congratulations are in order again – this time it’s Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden, who have announced their engagement. Um... is it me, or did these two pretty much slip their entire relationship under the...
18th December 2014 -
A solid cast bodes well for this unnecessary remake of the 1982 movie (based on the 1970s musical), but the filmmakers' decision to turn the catchy songs into bland pop numbers is the real mistake....
9th December 2014 -
The New York premiere of 'Annie', held at the Ziegfeld Theater, was a star-studded affair, with appearances from producer Will Smith, star Cameron Diaz and singer Sia Furler - who has re-recorded original 'Annie' song...
8th December 2014 -
In the midst of rumours claiming she is engaged to Good Charlotte's Benji Madden, Cameron Diaz has once again been forced to answer questions about getting married in the near future, but this time the...
3rd December 2014 -
Cameron Diaz has dated an array of high-profile men in the past several years, but in the midst rumours claiming she is engaged to Good Charlotte's Benji Madden, the 42-year-old actress is happy to explain...
5th November 2014 -
In a small New York orphanage, a group of children are united in their hatred for their hatred for their foster mother. But when young Annie (Quvenzhané Wallis) falls in front of a bus and...
24th October 2014 -
If anything's going to cheer you up today, let it be the heartwarming video for Sia's rendition of 'Annie' song 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile'. Released ahead of the movie re-boot, it's got...
14th October 2014 -
In the past Cameron Diaz has clearly stated why she doesn't want to settle down with a husband and child, but as recent rumours claim she is engaged to Good Charlotte's Benji Madden, the Hollywood...
13th October 2014 -
Cameron Diaz has caused much speculation over her and Benji Madden's relationship as it is now rumoured that the pair have become engaged after the Hollywood actress was recently photographed wearing a sparkly, gold ring.Diaz...
11th October 2014 -
So is Cameron Diaz ready to settle down with boyfriend Benji Madden? Well someone should probably ask her, because a photo of the actress wearing a 'certain type' of ring seems to be getting many...
5th October 2014 -
Steve Martin will receive the "highest honour in film", the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. The AFI announced the news on their website on Friday (3rd October).Steve Martin has been awarded the AFI Life...
4th September 2014 -
Ok, so as we said yesterday, Sex Tape really isn't that bad. It's not the best comedy of the year - not by far - and it has a shaky premise (who in their right...
4th September 2014 -
Although it presents itself as a rude sex comedy, this movie is actually a prudish exercise in simplistic moralising. A glut of sweary dialog and leery innuendo is certainly no replacement for properly adult-oriented humour....
4th September 2014 -
Actress Cameron Diaz has hit out at the celebrity nude photo hacking scandal that has dominated the headlines this week, calling it "a major violation."Diaz expressed her sympathy for the celebrities who were targetedThe actress...
3rd September 2014 -
It's difficult to figure out whether the illegal leak of hundreds - possibly thousands - of explicit images of celebrities is a good or bad thing for Sony and the release of Sex Tape. That...
21st July 2014 -
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes confirmed itself as one of the biggest cinematic success stories of 2014 this weekend, holding off three new releases to top the box office for a second successive...
20th July 2014 -
It’s time for the most highly anticipated part of the weekend – for studios, anyway – the box office roundup! Excited yet? Well, neither were movie-goers this week. Apocalyptic sci-fi prequel Dawn of the Planet...
19th July 2014 -
Sony's Cameron Diaz starrer Sex Tape opened to just $5.7 million on Thursday, tracking towards a $16 million overall weekend. The comedy, which cost $40 million, suffered frightfully bad reviews and scored just 19% on...
18th July 2014 -
Sex Tape has been universally panned by critics, which is hardly surprising considering its unimaginative title or what it deals with.Cameron Diaz stars in Sex Tape.Read More: Sex Tape Is One Of The Few Things...
17th July 2014 -
Stars Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel led the red carpet at the premiere of their new movie, Sex Tape in Los Angeles. In the comedy, Diaz and Segel play a married couple, who decide to...
17th July 2014 -
Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel’s new R-rated comedy Sex Tape may be all about doing it, but it’s not doing anything for the critics. According to its stars, the main selling point of this latest...
16th July 2014 -
Cameron Diaz are more like "sisters" then girlfriends.The Hollywood actresses became very close after starting in 2000's 'Charlie's Angels,' and the sequel 'Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle,' but this doesn't mean they become romantically involved with...
2nd July 2014 -
As a 41-year-old woman in Hollywood, Cameron Diaz is forced to do a lot of interviews about being a 41-year-old woman in Hollywood. Naturally, she has to answer the baby question quite a lot. In...
2nd July 2014 -
Cameron Diaz is known for being one of Hollywood's most beautiful women, mainly due to her desirable figure.So when it comes to stripping off, she has nothing to worry about!While featuring in several breath-taking snaps...
16th June 2014 -
As the former wife of one of Hollywood’s most prolific and instantly recognisable screen icons, it is to be expected that Katie Holmes marriage to Tom Cruise will define much of her career for many...
2nd May 2014 -
'Star Wars VII': "Raahhgh uughguughhaahnr wrrhwrwwh!" - that's Wookiee for "That new Star Wars cast is dope, yo!" Star Wars fans of all ages were given a shot of sweaty-palmed anticipation this week when the...
1st May 2014 -
Kate Upton proves (yet again) that she can do high fashion just as well as Sports Illustrated on the cover of UK Vogue’s June edition. The model, now at the beginning of her acting career...
30th April 2014 -
Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann were strikingly dressed as they arrived outside the New York screening for their girl power comedy 'The Other Woman' in which they star as three women who are...
The heart-pounding teaser trailer for American Sniper had so much promise that perhaps a current...
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Do yourself a favour and go watch American Sniper this festive season. Or Selma. Should you...
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Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter have separated after thirteen years...