That same year, she provided the voice for the animated movie Shrek, which became a huge global phenomenon.
Diaz's next Golden Globe nomination came for her role in Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York, the full-length epic that starred Daniel Day Lewis and Leonardo Di Caprio.
Diaz was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in the film, which also featured Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon and Lee Evans.
Diaz also gained a great deal of critical praise for her role in Being John Malkovich, a Spike Jonze film which starred John Cusack and, unsurprisingly, John Malkovich.
Cameron's mother is of English, Cherokee and German descent. As a teenager, Cameron Diaz attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School.
The rapper Snoop Dogg was also a pupil at the school.
Diaz modelled for a number of big-name designers, including Calvin Klein and Levi's.
In 1990, she was also pictured on the cover of Seventeen magazine.
She then went on to date Justin Timberlake, whom she met in 2003. In 2009, an announcement was made that Cameron Diaz is to have a star on the Hollywood walk of Fame.
Cameron Diaz earned a reported million for her role in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and following that release, she returned to Shrek 2 as well as appearing in the less successful In Her Shoes and The Holiday. The film also featured Justin Timberlake, who she was dating at the time.
Cameron Diaz starred opposite Ashton Kutcher in What Happens In Vegas.
Cameron Diaz (born 30.8.1972)Cameron Diaz is a popular American actress, possibly best known for her role in There's Something About Mary.
Childhood: Cameron Diaz was born in San Diego, California, to Billie and Emilio Diaz.