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Look through 'The Holiday' Key Actors 14 Years after the Movie Premiered

Busayo Ogunjimi
Dec 31, 2020
11:10 A.M.

A 2006 classic romantic, "The Holiday" is a breath of fresh air not just for fans who enjoy the rom-com on a re-watch but also a lovely trip down memory lane for its characters who seem to have done well for themselves.

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The romantic comedy "The Holiday" has been a mind-blower since it was released on December 8, 2006. The 14-year old movie has retained its spot as one of the best Christmas movies of all time.

The hilarious rom-com, which involves two women who exchange homes in different countries where they eventually find love, has a star-studded cast, and 14 years later, here's what they're up to.

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CAMERON DIAZ

Following the success of "The Holiday," in which the Hollywood actress starred as Amanda Woods, she featured in other movies such as "Shrek The Third," in 2007.

After walking her path through Hollywood's fame and featuring in several blockbusters, Diaz finally stopped acting in 2019, welcoming her daughter, Raddix, together with her husband, Benji Madden.

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KATE WINSLET

After successfully playing the role of Iris Simpkins in "The Holiday," the famous actress won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in "The Reader" and has featured in other movies.

Black forgot he featured in the movie.

As the years passed, the star added a Best Supporting Actress nomination for playing Joanna Hoffman in the movie, "Steve Jobs." Presently, she shares three children with her husband, Ned Rocknroll, with whom she tied the knot in 2012.

Actress Kate Winslet shows off her 2012 CBE award after an investiture ceremony with Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace. | Photo: Getty Images

Actress Kate Winslet shows off her 2012 CBE award after an investiture ceremony with Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace. | Photo: Getty Images

JUDE LAW

Playing Graham Simpkins was merely the start for the popular actor as he starred as Dr. Watson in the fan-favorite movie franchise, "Sherlock Holmes," alongside other famous movies such as "Captain Marvel."

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Law had two children from his former girlfriends Samantha Burke and Catherine Harding before settling down with Philipa Coan in 2019, with whom he also shares a child.

 Jude Law attends the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

Jude Law attends the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

JACK BLACK

The 51-year-old Jack Black played Miles Dumont in the entertaining comedy, "The Holiday." After starring in "Kung Fu Panda" from 2007 to 2016, he featured in other films such as "Jumanji."

The star has gone on to make other significant moves, receiving a star on the Hollywood Wall of Fame and launching his Youtube channel Jablinski Games in 2018. He also shares two children, Samuel and Thomas, with Tanya Haden, to whom he got married in 2006.

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While the romantic comedy, "The Holiday," continues to live on in fans' minds, especially during the Christmas festive season, Black forgot he featured in the movie.

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The actor, who had been busy since he starred in the hit movie wondered when he featured in a Christmas movie after being reminded during an interview with a media outlet.

Other actors that featured in the classic are the late Eli Wallach, who played Arthur and passed away in 2014, Rufus Sewell as Jasper, who went on to star in "The Eleventh Hour," and Edward Burns as Ethan, who is now a writer/producer.

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