Sometime Charlie's Angel.
Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress, former model and part time vocal actor.
She became famous during the 1990s with roles in the movies The Mask
, My Best Friends Wedding
and Theres Something About Mary
Other high-profile credits include the two Charlie's Angels
films, Bad Teacher
and voicing the character Princess Fiona for the Shrek
series. Diaz received Golden Globe award nominations for her performances in Theres Something About Mary
, Being John Malkovich
, Vanilla Sky
and Gangs of New York
- Action Girl: Used in half her movies; for example, Knight and Day and Charlie's Angels.
- Author Appeal: Diaz loves doing crowd sing-alongs in her movies.
- Absolute Cleavage: In Charlie's Angels.
- But Not Too Foreign and Twofer Token Minority: She's Cuban on her father's side and Cherokee Indian, British, and German on her mother's side.
- Bi the Way: In an interview she admits to being sexually attracted to women and to having been with a woman, but doesn't reveal the nature of the relationship.
- Cute Clumsy Girl: A few roles.
- The Cutie: A few roles.
- Chick Flick: Half her films.
- Darker and Edgier: Vanilla Sky was a start.
- Dance Party Ending: The vast majority of her comedies feature an ending using this trope. Shrek, Theres Something About Mary, and Charlie's Angels, to name a few.
- Does Not Like Shoes
- Double Entendre: In Charlie's Angels.
- Friend to All Living Things: In Charlie's Angels.
- Even the Girls Want Her: Generally this tends to be the case in her action movies.
- Gasshole: She won Nickelodeon's inaugural Best Burp at the Kids' Choice Awards.
- The Lad-ette: Surfs in her spare time. Also played Lad-ettes in Theres Something About Mary and the Shrek films. In Any Given Sunday, her father was an American Football team owner and possibly ex-player who raised her like she was a guy.
- Ms. Fanservice: Often her roles present her as lust object.
- Non-Singing Voice: Her singing voice in The Mask was dubbed. Her terrible singing in My Best Friends Wedding is what she really sounds like.
- Playing Against Type: Being John Malkovich and Bad Teacher. Any Given Sunday also featured her as a rather cold blooded, ruthless and manipulative owner of an American Football team.
- She Cleans Up Nicely: The Mask proves this all too well.
- Single Woman Seeks Good Man: Theres Something About Mary and My Best Friends Wedding.
- Type Casting: She always the ditzy, giggly blonde in Romantic Comedies. Sofia Coppola takes a not-too-subtle dig at this with Anna Faris's character in Lost in Translation.
- What Could Have Been: Was originally cast in Mortal Kombat as Sonya as part of a three-movie deal with New Line Cinema, only to break her wrist during training.