Friday, March 4, 2011

Cameron Diaz biography

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CameronDiaz (full name Cameron Michelle Diaz) was born on August 30, 1972. Sheis an American actress and former fashion model. Cameron Diaz Height :5’9″/175 cm.
Biography and Career :Cameron Diaz grew up in the typical fashion of any all-American girl.Except of course, she was an exceptional beauty. Cameron Diaz’s dad,Emilio, a Cuban American, was a foreman at a California Oil Company.Her mom, Billie, who’s German, English, and Native American, was animport-export broker.Cameron Diaz was raised in Long Beachalongside her sister Chimene. As she was growing up, Cameron was likemost girls, listening to lots of modern music and acting wild. But byher mid-teens, Cameron began attending Hollywood parties and stayingout until the wee hours of the morning.
At the age of 21, Diaz auditioned for Jim Carrey’s The Mask. To herown surprise, and with no previous acting experience, she was cast asthe female lead. Immediately after getting the part, she signed up foracting lessons.Over the next three years, she won roles in low-budget, independentfilms, such as The Last Supper, Feeling Minnesota, and She’s The One.Cameron Diaz then regained mainstream success with My Best Friend’sWedding and There’s Something About Mary, and won critical acclaim forBeing John Malkovich, which earned her Best Supporting Actressnominations at the Golden Globes, the BAFTA Awards and the SAG Awards.Cameron Diaz has also starred in the hit adaptation of Charlie’sAngels and its sequel, and she voiced a lead character in Shrek and itssequel, for which she earned $10 million. In 2001, she won nominationsfor Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards andthe AFI Awards for Vanilla Sky. For Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,she became the second actress (after Julia Roberts) to earn $20 millionfor a role; the film underperformed at the box office.Trivia :- Her favourite soccer team is Brentford. Sometimes she can be seen wearing a red and white woolly hat.- She is very superstitious.- In 2005, Cameron revealed that during her school days, she was calledSkeletor, a villain in He-Man cartoon, by her classmates. Many tabloidspublished this.- Has a reputation for being late.- Was set to play Sonya Blade in Mortal Kombat (1995) but broke her wrist prior to filming and was replaced by Bridgette Wilson.- Got alcohol poisoning in Australia at age 18.- Diaz was the host of the 2005 MTV television series Trippin’.- In 2006, Diaz was voted as one of the worst celebrity autographsigners, according to a list from Autograph Collector magazine:- “Cameron Diaz may be a talented actress, but she’s persistently aterrible signer. Instead of just turning down a person’s autographrequest, she’ll lecture them about how dumb autographs are.”Quotes :- “Your regrets aren’t what you did, but what you didn’t do. So I take every opportunity.”- “I grew up with a lot of boys. I probably have a lot of testosterone for a woman.”- “Growing up, I was the plain one. I had no style. I was the tough kidwith the comb in the back pocket and the feathered hair.”- “I would kiss a frog even if there were no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs. I’d lick him.”