With no previous acting experience, she had originally auditioned for a supporting character in the film.Twelve callbacks later, however, she was hired to play torch-singing mob moll Tina Carlyle, the female lead.Five years later, Cameron-Bure returned to the small screen with a cameo on Disney's 's 19th season, alongside the return of co-host Joy Behar and newcomer journalist Paula Faris.In December 2016 she had a change of heart and announced that she would be leaving the show.“It wasn’t an easy decision, but before I started and my work with the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries,” she said.Cameron Diaz is a former model turned actress known for her comedic roles and girl-next-door charisma.
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(Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Film Magic)WOODLAND HILLS, CA - JUNE 10: Cameron Diaz attends the MPTF Celebration for health and fitness at The Wasserman Campus on June 10, 2016 in Woodland Hills, California.
(Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 02: (L-R) Katherine Power, actress Cameron Diaz and stylist Jamie Schneider Mizrahi attend House of Harlow 1960 x REVOLVE on June 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
(Photo by Unique Nicole/Getty Images)LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 13: Actress Cameron Diaz poses before signing copies of her new book 'The Longevity Book: The Science Of Aging, The Biology Of Strength And The Privilege Of Time' at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on April 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
(Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images,)NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 06: Actress Cameron Diaz attends her book signing for 'The Longevity Book: The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength, and the Privilege of Time' at Barnes & Noble Union Square on April 6, 2016 in New York City.