Cameron Diaz is known for her stunning good looks and lovable personality. She is an actress that is America’s sweetheart and can take on the darker roles. She stole the hearts of many with her role in Being John Malkvoich and became a favorite with young fans when she provided her voice to Princess Fiona Sherk.
Diaz started with smaller roles and worked her way up into becoming one of the hottest leading ladies in the business. From her role in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas to her emotional portrayal of a desperate mother in My Sister’s Keeper, Diaz is truly an impressive actress who is not afraid to push herself out of her comfort zone.
TheCelebrityCafe.com is counting down the top five Cameron Diaz’s films, from Gangs of New York to Being John Malkovich, Diaz has grabbed the attention of many fans and even some Oscar buzz for a few of her roles. Did your favorite not make the list? Comment below.
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Diaz lent her voice to the animated classic, Sherk and fans young and old fell in love with Princess Fiona.
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4. Gangs of New York
Martin Scorsese created another masterpiece when he took on telling the story of 1860's lower Manhattan. The film started Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz, along with Daniel Day Lewis. Gangs generated a lot of buzz around award season and Scorsese won the Golden Globe for best director.
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3. Being John Malkovich
This unique film highlighted the range that Diaz could bring to a role on the screen. This Spike Jonze film was another look into society at the time and was insightful. Diaz compliment John Cusack who played the lead role.
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2. Charlie’s Angels
It’s been a long time since a group of females took on action roles in a major motion picture film. Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu took being a female action role model to a new level.
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1. There’s Something About Mary
This iconic role showed off that Diaz had a talent for comedy and this film instantly became a fan favorite.
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