1999 | 'Being John Malkovich'

Diaz's Lotte Schwartz is a frumpy, animal-obsessed puppeteer's wife who enters a portal into actor John Malkovich's mind. Schwartz learns that she is attracted to women when she becomes addicted to the portal, which allows her to act on her transgender proclivities and make out with her husband's female coworker played by Catherine Keener. The Spike Jonze comedy was nominated for three Oscars and Diaz earned a BAFTA nomination for actress in a supporting role, ultimately losing the accolade to Maggie Smith in "Tea With Mussolini."
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