The actress's dad, Emilio Diaz, passed away suddenly from pneumonia
Cameron Diaz‘s father, Emilio Diaz, died Tuesday morning, PEOPLE has confirmed.
Emilio Diaz, 58, had been suffering from a flu, which turned in to pneumonia, according to TMZ.com, which first reported the news.
Diaz is currently filming the movie My Sister’s Keeper.
Emilio Diaz had a small part in his daughter’s hit 1998 comedy, There’s Something About Mary.
Cameron Diaz, 35, also has a sister, Chimene, 37.