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Birthday Shout! Cameron Diaz, Lewis Black

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebs this day August 30

Cameron Diaz

Actress who debuted in the 1994 comedy The Mask. She received Golden Globe Award nominations for her roles in There’s Something About Mary, Being John Malkovich, Vanilla Sky and Gangs of New York and played leading roles in Charlie’s Angels, Bad Teacher and The Other Woman.

She modeled for Levi’s and Calvin Klein between 1988 and 1993.

She voiced the character Princess Fiona in the Shrek film series from 2001 to 2010.

She dated Alex Rodriguez in 2010 and in January 2015, she got married to Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden.

She co-starred with Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black in the 2006 romantic comedy The Holiday.

She turns 44

Lewis Black


American stand-up comedian and actor best known for his vitriolic segment on The Daily Show known as Back in Black. He released his ninth comedy album, In God We Rust, in 2012. He voices the character Anger in the 2015 Disney feature Inside Out.

He transferred to the University of North Carolina after attending the University of Maryland for one year. In 1977, he received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale and he started his career as a playwright in Hell’s Kitchen, New York. He wrote the musical The Czar of Rock and Roll, which premiered at Houston’s Alley Theatre in 1990.

He was voted 51st in a 2004 list of the 100 greatest comedians by Comedy Central but was voted 5th in Comedy Central’s Stand Up Showdown in 2008

His mother was a teacher while his father was a mechanical engineer and artist. He was married for less than a year when he was 26 years old.

He has been heavily influenced by several famous comedians, including George Carlin.

He turns 68.

Source: www.famousbirthdays,com

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