Caption: Cameron Diaz at event of The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998)
Actress, Producer, Soundtrack
Born: August 30, 1972
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Known for: There's Something About Mary (1998), Shrek (2001), Being John Malkovich (1999), Gangs of New York (2002)
Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, California, to Billie Joann (Early), an import-export agent, and Emilio Diaz, who worked for an oil company. Her mother has English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry, and her father was from a Cuban family (of Spanish origin). Self-described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left ...