Cameron Diaz – Life and Career by Daniel Silva

Cameron Diaz – Life and Career

byDaniel Silva

Kobo ebook | June 30, 2013

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Since she was a teenager, Cameron Diaz has posed for various magazines. At 16, Cameron began her modeling career. He signed a contract with Elite Model Management and worked several years as a model for major fashion houses like Levi's or Calvin Klein. At 17 years old, she made the appearance on the cover of Seventeen.
Cameron Diaz expressed her regretted for not starting earlier her modeling career, but then she admitted that the events in her life, even if some of them have occurred with long delays, have created favorable circumstances for career that has has built until now. Moreover, if Diaz would have done modeling at an earlier age, most likely, would not have been an actress now, she said. Over time, there have been some voices that have criticized her acting performances extremely harsh, saying that her Hollywood success basically owes to her beauty. Unlike other actresses of her age, Cameron Diaz has never received such an important role so that her performance to bring her an Oscar from the American Academy. Despite this, the actress and model Cameron Diaz has been and still is among the favorites of many American producers, mainly due to her commercial aspect. As she said, it would have been impossible, even unwise of her, do not take advantage of the beauty with which the nature has endowed her.

  Career as an actress

Later she began his acting career. When Cameron Diaz turned 21, he auditioned for The Mask, even if she was not having any experience. In fact, a modeling agent from the company where Cameron was belonging recommended her for the role. Immediately after winning the role, she began taking acting lessons. The film became one of the biggest successes of 1994, and Diaz has earned a place in Hollywood elite. The movie "The Mask" is an American fantasy comedy directed by Chuck Russell, in which Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz are acting in the principal roles. The film is based on humorous book series "Adventures of the Mask" published by Dark Horse Comics. Mask was nominated for an Oscar for best visual effects but lost against "Forrest Gump". The film is sprinkled with numerous references to situations and even replicas taken from other films or animation. Getting this role was the first step in Cameron’s acting career, she not having any study in this area. After the film has collected record amounts, the new actress Cameron Diaz has became a sex symbol, one of the most beautiful actresses.
After this role which, at least apparently,  opened for her all the doors of the film industry, the career of the American actress have met a little dramatic decline, as roles in films obtained were on a small budget and not very popular within the general public. From 1994 until 1997, when he received a role in the film My Best Friend's Wedding, actress and model Cameron Diaz played only in independent productions. After My Best Friend's Wedding, followed There's Something About Mary in 1998, her interpretation being extremely appreciated by the Golden Globe jury, as she received a nomination for Best Actress at the Musical or Comedy category. Barely after these two interpretations, Cameron Diaz began to be appreciated by film critics. For example, her interpretation from Being John Malkovich in 1999 has worthed a nomination for BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts). What followed was only the normal course. The actress was chosen to represent the character Natalie Cook in the successful movie entitled Charlie's Angels.
She starred in The Last Supper. This is a 1995 satirical film directed by Stacy Title. Actors Cameron Diaz, Ron Eldard, Annabeth Gish, Jonathan Penner and Courtney B. Vance interprets five liberal students who invite right-wing extremists to dinner in order to kill them. Being a low-budget film, it hadn’t received large receipts, earning a gross income of $ 459.749. However, in the coming years around the film has developed a cult.
In 1996 Diaz appears in three major movies: "She's the One" - starring Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston and Amanda Peet, "Feeling Minnesota" and "Head Above Water" - a black comedy. She's the One is a romantic comedy, the story of Fitzpatrick brothers, who are guided by the idea:" In life, do what you love ". The brothers followed their ideals, each in his own way.
In 1997 she plays in the independent production "Keys to Tulsa" and "My Best Friend's Wedding". The last one became one of the top 10 movies regarding the highest income in 1997. For her interpretation, she received the award for "Favorite Actress" in the comedy category at the Blockbuster Entertainment Award. In the same year she appeared in "A Life Less Ordinary" by Danny Boyle, getting the role of a spoiled girl who eventually falls in love with one of his father’s former employee; together they try to win a large sum of money. In 1997 she have made a few appearances scenes from "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"

Title:Cameron Diaz – Life and CareerFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 30, 2013Publisher:P Maldonado PublishingLanguage:English

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