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Cameron Diaz is a former model turned actress known for her comedic roles and girl-next-door charisma.
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In the fall of 2000, she starred alongside Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as one of the three female detectives at the heart of the hit big-screen remake of Aaron Spelling's campy 1970s television show, Charlie's Angels.
In early 2001,
Diaz appeared as a free-spirited older sister in The Invisible Circus. She also provided the voice for the spirited Princess Fiona in that summer's animated hit Shrek, also featuring the voices of Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy. The trio revived their roles for the blockbuster sequel in 2004. In 2001, she starred in Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York, co-starring Leonardo DiCaprio, and Cameron Crowe's Vanilla Sky, co-starring Tom Cruise. The following year, she joined Liu and Barrymore for the sequel Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. In 2005, she starred in the film In Her Shoes with Toni Colette.
Showing her more serious side, Diaz starred in the 2009 family drama My Sister's Keeper. She played the mother of three in the film who finds herself at odds with her youngest child Anna (Abigail Breslin) over her middle child's medical needs. The film is based on the best-selling novel by Jodi Picoult.
In addition to her work onscreen, Diaz is often in the news for her personal life. Diaz's five-year relationship with video producer Carlos de La Torre ended in 1995. She dated her There's Something About Mary costar Matt Dillon from 1996 to 1998. Diaz became involved with actor Jared Leto in 1999. The couple broke up in 2003, and she started dating singer Justin Timberlake. Diaz and Timberlake dated for several years before calling it quits in 2007. Most recently, she has been linked to Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
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