CAMERON DIAZ (Lenore) is an established star in genres of comedy, action and
drama. She was most recently heard in the role of Princess Fiona in DreamWorks'
final installation of the enormously successful Shrek franchise, Shrek Forever
After, and seen starring opposite Tom Cruise in 20th Century Fox's Knight and
Day. She next stars in Bad Teacher for Columbia Pictures.
Diaz was recently seen in Nick Cassavetes' family drama My Sister's Keeper, and
in 2008 she starred opposite Ashton Kutcher in the hit romantic comedy What
Happens in Vegas.
Diaz made her feature film debut at the age 21, captivating moviegoers as Tina
Carlisle in The Mask. In addition to becoming one of Jim Carrey's biggest hits,
The Mask gained distinction as the film that launched Cameron Diaz' career in
Soon, Diaz was starring in independent films such as The Last Supper; Feeling
Minnesota, in which she co-starred with Keanu Reeves; Edward Burns' She's the
One; and Head Above Water, in which she starred opposite Harvey Keitel.
2007 saw Diaz co-starring with Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney and Rupert Everett
in the charming crowd-pleaser and box-office hit My Best Friend's Wedding.
The following year, her performance in the title role in the romantic comedy
There's Something About Mary garnered the actress a New York Film Critics Circle
Award for Best Actress in addition to a her first of four Golden Globe
The dark comedy, Very Bad Things, directed by Peter Berg was next up, followed
by the cult hit Being John Malkovich opposite John Cusack, Catherine Keener and
John Malkovich. Directed by Spike Jonze, her performance earned Diaz another
Golden Globe nomination, as well as nominations for the Screen Actors Guild
Award and the Best Actress BAFTA.
Her career continued to soar with Charlie's Angels, Sony Pictures' feature film
version of the 70's television series. Playing opposite Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu
and Bill Murray, the film broke domestic box-office records for a non-holiday
weekend and grossed $265 million dollars worldwide. The film's sequel, Charlie's
Angels: Full Throttle, was released in 2003 and earned more than $250 million
Additional credits of note include Oliver Stone's football drama, Any Given
Sunday; Martin Scorsese's Academy AwardÂ®-nominated Gangs of New York, in which
she starred with Leonardo DiCaprio and Daniel Day-Lewis, and for which she was
nominated for a Golden Globe; and a pivotal role in Vanilla Sky, directed by
Cameron Crowe and starring Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz and Jason Lee. The film
earned Diaz yet more nominations for the Golden Globe, an AFI Award, and a SAG
Diaz also starred in Nancy Meyers' romantic comedy, The Holiday; Curtis Hansen's
critically-acclaimed In Her Shoes and the thriller, The Box.
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