Diaz made her feature film debut in the 1994 Jim Carrey comedy The Mask. She went on to star in the smash hit romantic comedy My Best Friend's Wedding, with Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney and Rupert Everett. In 2000, she teamed with Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as Charlie's Angels in the blockbuster hit actioner. She more recently starred in the sequel Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle.
In 2001, Diaz gave voice to the feisty Princess Fiona, who found her one true love, and her true self, in the Oscar-winning mega-hit Shrek. She reprised the role of Princess Fiona in the sequel Shrek 2, which was the number one film of 2004 and still ranks as the top-grossing animated feature and the top-grossing comedy film of all time. Diaz was again heard as Princess Fiona, who rallied the fairy tale princesses to defend Far Far Away in Shrek the Third, and she is currently voicing the character in Shrek Forever After, set for release in May 2010.
Her other credits include such diverse films as The Sweetest Thing; Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her, with Glenn Close, Holly Hunter and Amy Brenneman; Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday, with Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid and Jamie Foxx; Edward Burns' She's the One; Feeling Minnesota, opposite Keanu Reeves; Head Above Water; Danny Boyle's A Life Less Ordinary; Peter Berg's Very Bad Things, opposite Christian Slater; Invisible Circus; Curtis Hanson's In Her Shoes, with Toni Collette and Shirley MacLaine; and Nancy Meyers' The Holiday, with Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black.
Diaz most recently starred in the hit comedy What Happens in Vegas, opposite Ashton Kutcher, and in Nick Cassavetes' drama My Sister's Keeper. Among her upcoming film projects are the action adventure The Green Hornet, with Seth Rogen, and a romantic action comedy directed by James Mangold in which she reunites with Tom Cruise, both scheduled for a 2010 release.
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Cameron Diaz Facts
|Birth Name||Cameron Michelle Diaz|
|Birthday||August 30, 1972 (51)|
|Birthplace||Long Beach, California, USA|
|Height||5' 9" (1m75) How tall is Cameron Diaz compared to you?|
|Awards||2001 MTV Movie Awards: Best Dance Sequence (for Charlie's Angels)|
|2001 MTV Movie Awards: Best On-Screen Team (for Charlie's Angels)|
|1999 MTV Movie Awards: Best Female Performance (for There's Something About Mary)|
|What Happens In Vegas (2008) as Joy McNally|
|Shrek The Third (2007) as Fiona (voice)|
|Shrek 2 (2004) as Fiona (voice)|
|Charlies Angels - Full Throttle (2003) as Natalie Cook|
|Gangs of New York (2002) as Jenny Everdeane|
|The Sweetest Thing (2002) as Christina Walters|
|Shrek (2001) as Fiona (voice)|
|The Invisible Circus (2001) as Faith|
|Vanilla Sky (2001) as Julie Gianni|
|Charlies Angels (2000) as Natalie Cook|
|Any Given Sunday (1999)|
|There's Something About Mary (1998) as Mary|
|A Life Less Ordinary (1997)|
|My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) as Kimberly Wallace|
|The Mask (1994) as Tina Carlyle (breakthrough)|