Are you a big fan of Cameron Diaz? Then, this post is certainly for you. This great superstar used to work as a model and then she had chosen to start a career in acting. Her girl-next-door persona and comedic masterpieces are appreciated by the world. Until now, this living legend has acted a lot of films, including ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ ‘The Other Woman’, and so on. Let’s explore some of her life stories in brief:
Big Story In Brief
Cameron Diaz started her journey in modeling at only 16 years of age. She successfully got the opportunity for ad campaigns for Coca-Cola and Calvin Klein. Her debut film was “The Mask” where she starred with Jim Carrey. And from then, success followed her path and she started working in a number of projects like “Being John Malkovich” (a popular dark comedy) and “Gangs of New York” (a famous period drama). Diaz also worked as a voice artist for the “Shrek” films and for the role of Princess Fiona. She had also appeared in many other humor-loaded films, such as “The Sweetest Thing”, “Charlie’s Angels”, etc.
How Was The Childhood
It was August 30, 1972, when Diaz took birth as the daughter of Billie and Emilio Diaz. Her father worked as a foreman in an oil company and her mother belongs to the decent of Native America, Italy, and Germany. As you already know Diaz started a career as a model in merely 16 years of age but do you know she got opportunities to land in Australia, Paris, Morocco, and Japan, etc? Her successful modeling career led her to top-notch magazines like Seventeen and Mademoiselle. Moreover, ad campaigns for popular brands were also a part of her modeling career.
The Journey In The Film Industry
The year 1994 when Cameron Diaz started a journey as a film actress. Her debut film was “The Mask”- a blockbuster action-comedy. She shared the screen with the popular comedian Jim Carrey. Having no prior experience in acting, she actually went for the audition with the hope of getting a supporting role in the film. But, later, she was chosen to play the female lead role “Tina Carlyle.” It was a big success and Diaz became a popular name in Hollywood, resulting in the appearance in a lot of projects by top-notch filmmakers.
She also appeared in an array of independent, smaller films, such as “The Last Supper”, Feeling Minnesota, and Head Above Water. Diaz successfully came back to mainstream movies in the year 1997 with the appreciation for her cute bride-to-be role in the hit comedy film “My Best Friend’s Wedding.”
After the film “A Life Less Ordinary” (co-starred by Ewan McGregor), she starred in the summer blockbuster “There’s Something About Mary” (co-starred by Matt Dillon and Ben Stiller).
Diaz also appeared in some independent and comparatively low-budget films, such as Very Bad Things, Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her, etc. I hope you have got some insights into the life story of Cameron Diaz.