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Cameron Diaz

Cameron DiazAKA Cameron Michelle Diaz

Born: 30-Aug-1972
Birthplace: San Diego, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: There's Something About Mary

Diaz met a photographer at a party when she was 16, was signed as a model, and worked in Japan, Australia, Morocco, Paris, Mexico, until deciding she wanted to be an actress. Numerous try-outs led to no call-backs, until Diaz auditioned for a small role as a reporter in the 1994 adventure, The Mask. After several screen tests, they hired someone else to play the reporter, and Diaz was cast as Jim Carrey's love interest instead. Diaz has appeared in My Best Friend's Wedding, Charlie's Angels, and Gangs of New York. Some of her most memorable movies, though, have been smaller, independent films like There's Something About Mary and the cannibal comedy The Last Supper. In Being John Malkovich, she played John Cusack's unrecognisably plain, frumpy wife.

Diaz became briefly "controversial" in England in 2000, when she modeled for an ad for the British film magazine Hotdog. In the ad, Diaz has her hand inside her shorts and panties. "Diaz is fully clothed", said a spokesman for Hotdog, "and wearing knickers underneath her shorts. The shot is cheeky and innocent." But with the ad's tag line the pleasure's all mine, the Advertising Standards Authority banned the ads as an allusion to masturbation.

She was a classmate of Cordozar Broadus, the future Snoop Dogg, at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, and has said she is "pretty sure" he sold her pot.

Father: Emilio Diaz (oil industry foreman, b. 1950, d. 2008)
Mother: Billie Early (businesswoman)
Sister: Chimene Diaz
Boyfriend: Carlos de La Torre (video producer; dated 1990-95)
Boyfriend: Matt Dillon (actor, dated 1996-98)
Boyfriend: Jared Leto (actor, dated 1999-2003)
Boyfriend: Robbie Williams (singer, dated 2003)
Boyfriend: Justin Timberlake (singer, dated 2003-06)

    High School: Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, CA (1989)

    Mugged Beverly Hills, CA (2003)
    Cuban Ancestry Paternal side
    English Ancestry Maternal side
    German Ancestry Maternal side
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Marijuana, Yoga

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Counselor (25-Oct-2013)
    Gambit (7-Nov-2012)
    A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (8-Sep-2012) [VOICE]
    What to Expect When You're Expecting (17-May-2012)
    Bad Teacher (17-Jun-2011) · Elizabeth Halsey
    The Green Hornet (12-Jan-2011) · Lenore Case
    Knight and Day (23-Jun-2010) · June Havens
    Shrek Forever After (21-Apr-2010) · Princess Fiona [VOICE]
    The Box (29-Oct-2009) · Norma Lewis
    My Sister's Keeper (26-Jun-2009) · Sara Fitzgerald
    What Happens in Vegas... (22-Apr-2008)
    Shrek the Third (17-May-2007) [VOICE]
    The Holiday (5-Dec-2006)
    In Her Shoes (14-Sep-2005)
    Shrek 2 (15-May-2004) · Princess Fiona [VOICE]
    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (18-Jun-2003) · Natalie
    Gangs of New York (9-Dec-2002) · Jenny Everdeane
    The Sweetest Thing (10-Apr-2002) · Christina
    Slackers (1-Feb-2002) · Herself
    Vanilla Sky (10-Dec-2001) · Julie Gianni
    America: A Tribute to Heroes (21-Sep-2001) · Herself
    Shrek (22-Apr-2001) [VOICE]
    The Invisible Circus (26-Jan-2001)
    Welcome to Hollywood (27-Oct-2000) · Herself
    Charlie's Angels (22-Oct-2000) · Natalie
    Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (22-Jan-2000) · Carol
    Any Given Sunday (16-Dec-1999)
    Being John Malkovich (29-Oct-1999) · Lotte Schwartz
    Man Woman Film (29-Jan-1999)
    Very Bad Things (11-Sep-1998) · Laura Garrety
    There's Something About Mary (15-Jul-1998)
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (22-May-1998) · Blonde TV Reporter
    A Life Less Ordinary (24-Oct-1997) · Celine
    My Best Friend's Wedding (20-Jun-1997) · Kimmy Wallace
    Keys to Tulsa (20-Mar-1997)
    Head Above Water (7-Nov-1996) · Nathalie
    Feeling Minnesota (13-Sep-1996) · Freddie
    She's the One (23-Aug-1996) · Heather
    The Last Supper (8-Sep-1995) · Jude
    The Mask (29-Jul-1994) · Tina Carlyle


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