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Cameron Diaz's Biography

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Cameron Diaz was born on 30 August 1972 in California, USA.

At 16, Cameron Diaz became a model and travelled the globe for five years, appearing in ads for famous brands like Nivea, Calvin Klein, Levi's and Coca-Cola, but in 1994 she broke into movies in The Mask.

It was a major breakthrough with Cameron Diaz taking the leading role opposite Jim Carrey.

Further films followed including lesser known movies like The Last Supper, Feeling Minnesota, She's the One and Head Above Water, before Cameron Diaz once again figured in huge hits, My Best Friend's Wedding and There's Something About Mary.

Cameron Diaz was already dating There's Something About Mary co-star Matt Dillon. Their relationship lasted a while, but eventually they separated and she got engaged to Fight Club actor Jared Leto in 2000, but they split a year later.

Meanwhile Cameron Diaz starred in the excellent Being John Malkovich (where the cast included John Malkovich) and the popular Charlie's Angels re-make with Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu.

Diaz was also the voice of Princess Fiona in Shrek.

Cameron Diaz played opposite Tom Cruise in Vanilla Sky and Leonardo DiCaprio in Gangs of New York.

In 2003, Cameron Diaz got together with Justin Timberlake's, but in January 2007, they confirmed they were going their separate ways.

Cameron's father Emilio Diaz, who had a small part in There's Something About Mary, died in April 2008.

In June 2009, Cameron Diaz was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 2010 she was cast with Tom Cruise in the thriller Knight and Day.

In May 2010, US Magazine reported:

"Cameron Diaz was photographed leaving Alex Rodriguez's NYC apartment building Sunday morning, more proof that the two are an item."

The two had a relationship, which reportedly ended in September 2011.

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