Cameron Diaz
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Biography . Cameron Diaz began modeling at an early age.  In her teen years, with her parents consent, she took five years to travel around the world on modeling assignments with the Elite Modeling Agency. 

Cameron settled in Hollywood and began her acting career.  Her first role was in the Jim Carrey film "The Mask"  Her next film role was to be in "Mortal Kombat", but while practicing karate in preparation she injured her wrist bad enough to have to back out of the film. 

Cameron decided to try independent films and appeared in "Feeling Minnesota" with Keanu Reeves, "She's The One", and "Head Above Water". 

Cameron came back to the big studios and appeared with Julia Roberts in "My Best Friend's Wedding" and won admirable reviews from the critics.  She followed with "A Life Less Ordinary".  Her future looks bright with many coals in the fire.  She's an actress who should be around for many years to come. 

Nominations

  • Blockbuster Entertainment Award - 1999 - Favorite Actress - Comedy - "There's Something About Mary"
  • Golden Globe - 1999 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical - "There's Something About Mary"
  • Golden Satellite - 1998 - Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - "My Best Friend's Wedding"
  • MTV Award - 1998 - Best Dance Sequence w/Ewan McGregor - "A Life Less Ordinary"
  • Awards 
    • American Comedy Award - 1999 - Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) - "There's Something About Mary"
    • Blockbuster Entertainment Award - 1998 - Favorite Supporting Actress - Comedy - "My Best Friend's Wedding"
    • NY Film Critics Circle Award - 1998 - Best Actress - "There's Something About Mary"
    • ShoWest - 1996 - Female Star of Tomorrow
    Past Movies 
    1999 Being John Malkovich
    1999 On Any Given Sunday
    1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
    1998 Very Bad Things
    1998 There's Something About Mary
    1997 A Life Less Ordinaary 
    1997 My Best Friend's Wedding 
    1997 Keys to Tulsa 
    1996 Head Above Water 
    1996 Feeling Minnesota 
    1996 She's the One 
    1995 The Last Supper 
    1994 The Mask
    Bio 
    • Cameron Diaz
    • August 30, 1972
    • San Diego, CA
    • Virgo
    Reference 
    • Cameron Diaz
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    • 955 South Carrillo Drive
    • Suite 300
    • Los Angeles, CA 90048
    Related Items 
     
    "There's Something About Mary
    There's Something About Mary Audio CD (July 14, 1998) 
    Available through Amazon.com. Click on this link for more information and availablity. 
    Click on cover art at right for larger image. 

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    Future 
    Films 
    Status
    . "Invisible Circus" - 1999 release.  Cast: Jordana Brewster, Cameron Diaz.

    "Shrek" - 2000 release.  Cast: Linda Hunt, John Lithgow, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz.
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    Links . Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

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