Cameron Diaz

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Cameron Diaz

Diaz at a press conference for Knight and Day, July 2010
Born Cameron Michelle Diaz
August 30, 1972 (1972-08-30) (age 42)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles (BHPO), California[1][2]
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1988–1993 (model)
1994–present (actress)

Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress and former fashion model. She was nominated for four Golden Globe Awards in 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2003.

Early life[change | change source]

Cameron Diaz was born in San Diego, California. Her mother, Billie Joann (nee Early), is an import-export agent, and her father, Emilio Luis Diaz (1949–2008), worked for the California oil company UNOCAL for more than 20 years as a field gauger.[3][4] Diaz has an older sister, Chimene. Her father's family were Cuban (of Spanish ancestry), and settled in Tampa's Ybor City, later moving to California, where Emilio was born.[5][6] Her mother has English, German, and Scots-Irish ancestry.[7][8][9] Diaz was raised in Long Beach, California.

Roles[change | change source]

She has had many notable roles in blockbuster movies including:

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