Begins starring role in TV show "Scandal"
Starred in TV show "Mercy"
First appeared in TV show "Weeds"
Co-starred in cult film "Half Baked"
Starred in "Stonewall"
Diaz decided he wanted to act when he lip-synced to the Beastie Boys at a high school talent show.
Diaz is openly gay, though he hid his sexuality when he grew up in the rough Washington Heights, NY streets.