CAMERON DIAZ (Elizabeth Halsey) is an established star
around the world in the genres of comedy, action and drama. She most recently
starred opposite Seth Rogen and Jay Chou in The Green Hornet, and prior to that,
she reprised her role as Princess Fiona in DreamWorks' final installation of the
enormously successful Shrek franchise, Shrek Forever After.
Diaz was recently seen starring opposite Tom Cruise in 20th Century Fox's
Knight and Day. She also starred 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 motion pictures.
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.
1997 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
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 dollars worldwide.
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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