Cameron Diaz

Diaz in 2012 Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress. Known for her work in both comedy and drama, her films have grossed over $3 billion in the U.S. box-office. Diaz established herself as a sex symbol and one of Hollywood's most bankable stars, and in 2013 she was named the highest-paid actress over 40. She has received various accolades, including nominations for a BAFTA Award and four Golden Globe Awards.

Born in San Diego, California, Diaz was raised in Long Beach. While still in high school, she signed a modeling contract with Elite Model Management. She made her film debut at age 21 opposite Jim Carrey in the comedy ''The Mask'' (1994). Following a supporting role in the romantic comedy ''My Best Friend's Wedding'' (1997), she starred as the titular character in the Farrelly brothers' comedy ''There's Something About Mary'' (1998), which brought her increased fame and her first Golden Globe nomination. Her following two projectsthe sports drama ''Any Given Sunday'' and Spike Jonze's fantasy film ''Being John Malkovich'' (both 1999)lent Diaz a reputation as a dramatic actress.

Diaz received praise for her supporting roles in Cameron Crowe's ''Vanilla Sky'' (2001) and Martin Scorsese's ''Gangs of New York'' (2002) and had greater commercial success in the action comedy ''Charlie's Angels'' (2000) and its 2003 sequel, as well as for voicing Princess Fiona in the ''Shrek'' franchise (2001–2010). Her subsequent films include the comedies ''In Her Shoes'' (2005), ''The Holiday'' (2006), ''What Happens in Vegas'' (2008), ''Knight and Day'' (2010), ''The Green Hornet'' (2011), and ''Bad Teacher'' (2011). After starring in three successful comedies in 2014''The Other Woman'', ''Sex Tape'' and ''Annie''Diaz retired from acting to focus on her family, but made a return to the profession in 2022.

Diaz has also written two health books: ''The Body Book'' (2013), a ''New York Times'' bestseller, and ''The Longevity Book'' (2016). Her personal life has drawn media attention throughout the course of her career, mostly regarding her relationships and fashion choices. In 2015, she married Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden; they had a daughter via surrogate in 2019, and a second child in 2024. Provided by Wikipedia
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