Biography of Cameron DiazCameron Diaz has gained the audience's heart with her big smile and playful screwed-up blue eyes. By appearing in the picture The Mask for the first time, the model confidently sidelined recognized Hollywood divas and became one of the most brilliant stars of modern cinematography.
Early LifeCameron Diaz, originally from San Diego, was born on August 30, 1972. Cameron is the youngest daughter of Emilio and Billie Diaz, employees of an oil company. Cameron's father is an ethnic Cuban, and her mother has English coldness and fiery freedom-loving temper of the Cherokee in her veins.
The Beginning. The MaskIn 1994, owing to the persistent advice of her agent, Cameron attended a casting for the film The Mask that had been destined to give a start to her brilliant acting career. Interestingly, but Cameron didn't want to attend the audition because she had a trip to Paris, so her agent led her like a child.
She tried to pass the audition 12 times! Initially, a film director, Chuck Russell, wanted to give the role of Tina to the first Afro-American Miss America Vanessa Williams, Kristy Swanson, or Anna Nicole Smith. The film director's intuition didn't fail Russell, and Cameron had got the role six days before the shooting. While working on the picture, the girl took short-acting lessons, learned how to move and dance in the style of the 1960s.
An unknown cutie, Peter Green, who had become a successful actor and one of the most charming Hollywood villains after The Mask, was invited to portray a stylish mafioso, Dorian.
The Best Roles of Cameron DiazFrom 1994 to 1996, the actress starred in several pictures. She starred in the comedy thriller The Last Supper which also joined Courtney B. Vance, Annabeth Gish, Mark Harmon, Jason Alexander, and Ron Perlman. In the melodrama of 1996 She's the One, Cameron shined in a company of such stars as Edward Burns, Amanda Peet, and Jennifer Aniston.
Cameron's role in the comedy There's Something About Mary by Farrelly's brothers is considered to be her best work. The picture became the favorite for millions of spectators, even though film directors were criticized for speculating excessive sexuality, joking about unhealthy people, and torturing animals. Ben Stiller and a Hollywood macho, Matt Dillon portrayed Mary's miserable admirers.
Starting from 2011 and during the following several years, Cameron appeared only in six pictures. In 2012, she stared with Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci, and Alan Rickman in the comedy Gambit. In the following year, she played in the political thriller The Counselor by creating a brilliant company with Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt.