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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recent reports suggest that Diaz has turned her back on the movie industry, focussing on her marriage.
She was one of the most recognisable and prestigious actors in the world at the peak of her fame, but Cameron Diaz has now reportedly decided to quit her career, apparently in order to spend more time her husband, Benji Madden.
The 45 year old star, famous for her roles in blockbusters like There’s Something About Mary, The Mask and Charlie’s Angels, tied the knot with her husband back in January 2015. Now, however, she’s “done” with the movie industry and focus on her home life – at least, according to fellow actress Selma Blair.
Speaking to reporters at an Oscars pre-party last week, Blair, who starred with Diaz in the 2002 film The Sweetest Thing, said: “I had lunch with Cameron the other day. We were reminiscing about the film.”
Continue reading: Cameron Diaz Is Apparently "Done" With The Film Industry
The actress has been married to the Good Charlotte guitarist since January 2015.
Posting a cute pic of the couple together, Benji declared he was the “luckiest guy alive,” because he’s married to Cameron.
Continue reading: Cameron Diaz Gets Sweet Birthday Message From Husband Benji Madden
Diaz married the Good Charlotte guitarist in January 2015.
Actress Cameron Diaz has opened up on her relationship with husband Benji Madden saying: "you just know when you know." Speaking to Andy Cohen on his Sirius XM Radio show, Diaz also revealed that the guitarist had caught her eye twice previously, before they finally got together.
Cameron Diaz has opened up on her relationship with husband Benji Madden.
Speaking about her past relationships, Diaz said: "Nothing matters now that I have my husband. I don't even remember any of that. Like that's the thing, that's how I know he's my husband because no one compares."
Continue reading: Cameron Diaz Gushes Over Husband Benji Madden: "You Know When You Know"
The 42-year-old actress recently dished about her secret to maintaining such a toned and sexy physique...lots of sex.
Cameron Diaz has been known as one of the hottest actresses in Hollywood for many years now, and despite being 42-years-old, she still manages to maintain her desired toned and sexy physique. So what is her secret?
Diaz keeps healthy by having lots of sex
Diaz, who tied the knot with Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden in January, recently spoke candidly with Cosmopolitan UK about staying fit through a strict combination of exercise, a healthy diet and lots of sex.
The Razzies 2015 marked all the films we loved to rag on this past year.
It's Razzies time! Otherwise known as the Golden Raspberry or the Anti-Oscar, each year, the Razzies rank the worst of the worst among movies, directors, performances, scripts and so on.
Worst on-screen couple? Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel took it in stride.
One of the big winners of the night was... drum roll, please... Cameron Diaz! Of course she was. The Charlie's Angels actress definitely had a few hits in 2014 and she received the "honour" for her performances in The Other Woman and Sex Tape. She won for Worst Actress and was also nominated for Worst Supporting Actress for her role as Coleen Hannigan in Annie and Worst Screen Combo with Sex Tape co-star Jason Segel.
Continue reading: The Camerons - Kirk And Diaz - Dominate Razzies 2015
The Hollywood actress married the Good Charlotte rocker on Monday evening in their Los Angeles home.
Cameron Diaz is finally a married woman! Less than a month after the Hollywood actress reportedly became engaged to Good Charlotte's Benji Madden, the pair have tied the knot in their Beverly Hills home on Monday evening (Jan 5th).
Diaz is now a married woman!
Confirmation of the happy couple's marriage came from their rep, who told People Magazine, the two "were married this evening in an intimate ceremony at their home in Los Angeles."
Continue reading: Cameron Diaz And Good Charlotte's Benji Madden Have Tied The Knot!
The musical-comedy adaptation of Annie, produced by Will Smith and Jay Z, is out in cinemas now
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 Quvenzhane Wallis with the role of Miss Hannigan taken on by Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx plays Will Stacks based on the original character, Oliver Warbucks.
The cast of Annie has created a new version of the classic musical
But were these two big Hollywood stalwarts fans of Annie before they took on these iconic roles?
Continue reading: Cameron Diaz: Making Annie For The Next Generation Was Awesome
Sources claim Cameron Diaz is engaged to Benji Madden.
Sources claim Cameron Diaz is enaged to Benji Madden.
Cameron Diaz got the ultimate Christmas present this year - and so did Benji.
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 radar?
According to Us Weekly, the Sex Tape actress has been dating the Good Charlotte guitarist for seven months now. They must have been seven months of pure bliss, because the couple have been remarkably quick to take the plunge.
"Everyone thinks it's wild but are so happy for them," a source told Us of the two, who first went public as a couple this past May.
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. It leaves the entire film feeling empty, highlighting director Will Gluck's clunky direction, which includes coaxing Cameron Diaz to a squirm-inducingly over-the-top performance. Young children probably won't mind, but as the movie lurches awkwardly from one messy set piece to the next, the lack of a decently arranged musical number makes everything look dull and witless.
In Harlem, 10-year-old Annie (Quvenzhane Wallis) is an orphan living in a foster home with four other girls, run by the greedy Miss Hannigan (Diaz). Smart and quick-witted, Annie longs for a day when she can be reunited with her parents. Then she has a run-in with Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx), a workaholic mobile phone executive who's running for New York mayor. Will's advisor Guy (Bobby Cannavale) suggests that he take Annie in temporarily to boost his poll numbers, and once settled in his spacious penthouse apartment she immediately charms Will's assistant Grace (Rose Byrne) and driver Nash (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje). And she begins to work her way into Will's heart as well.
From here, Gluck completely misses the point of the play, trying desperately to crank up a ridiculous scam subplot into some big final-act action mayhem. But this never gains any traction at all because it's clear what has to happen in the story. Indeed, the best thing on screen is the strong chemistry between Foxx and Wallis, who find moments of genuine humour and connection even in the silliest slapstick. And they seem almost reluctant every time they have to dive into yet another insipidly revamped song. Pop star Sia worked on them, but loses all the charm in the attempt to turn each one into a chart-topping clone. Fans of the original music will enjoy the brief riffs of the originals audible here and there, and they'll leave the cinema wanting to revisit the old numbers instead of these Frankenstein versions.
Continue reading: Annie Review
Date of birth
30th August, 1972
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