Before she took on films like "There's Something About Mary," she was just an average high schooler. She was a head cheerleader at Long Beach Polytechnic High School. Turns out learning how to be peppy 24/7 played out in her favor, because she landed tons of her acting roles based on her smile.
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Though she retired from acting in 2016, Diaz had a wildly successful career. From the Shrek franchise to There's Something About Mary to The Other Woman, her films were always fan favorites. Now, she's married to singer Benji Madden and the couple welcomed a daughter in 2020.