Diane Kruger

German film actress, model Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger is a German actress and former fashion model. She is known for roles such as Helen in Troy, Dr. Abigail Chase in National Treasure and its sequel, Bridget von Hammersmark in Inglourious Basterds, Anna in Mr. Nobody, and Gina in Unknown.
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Birthday
15 July 1976
home town
West Germany
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The Vigilant Thriller 'Into The Fade' Melds Tragedy With Nihilism
NPR - about 1 month
Diane Kruger plays a German woman whose Turkish husband and young son are killed in a bomb attack. David Edelstein says that despite its crisp storytelling, Into The Fade is "a little disappointing."
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Should James Franco Have Blocked Tommy Wiseau From the Mic? - Vulture
Google News - about 1 month
Vulture Should James Franco Have Blocked Tommy Wiseau From the Mic? Vulture You were probably taking a bathroom break when it happened, but when In the Fade director Fatih Akin won the Golden Globe award for Best Foreign Film, he somewhat unconventionally brought his lead actress Diane Kruger onstage with him to accept the ... The Internet Can't Get Over James Franco Blocking Tommy WiseauTIME What Tommy Wiseau Wanted to Say During Golden Globes 2018 SpeechRollingStone.com James Franco Accused of Sexual Misconduct on Twitter After Golden Globe WinNewsweek UPROXX -SPIN -PerezHilton.com -Cinema Blend all 219 news articles »
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Diane Kruger discusses her challenging 'In The Fade' role
Reuters.com - about 1 month
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - German-born actress Diane Kruger's latest role as a woman whose husband and son are killed in an attack in the German movie "In the Fade" left her "physically exhausted" and taking a step back from acting.
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'In The Fade': A Fine Central Performance, An Uncertain Ending
NPR - about 2 months
Diane Kruger won Best Actress at Cannes for her performance as a woman struggling in the aftermath of tragedy. (Image credit: Magnolia Pictures)
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Diane Kruger winningly anchors the wrenching tragedy of 'In the Fade'
LATimes - about 2 months
"In the Fade" does not tell a happy story, not even close. But it is a powerful film, one of the nine shortlisted for the foreign-language Oscar, and it is elevated, as it would need to be, by Diane Kruger's superb performance in the central role. An international star and former model who is fluent...
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Diane Kruger winningly anchors the wrenching tragedy of 'In the Fade'
LATimes - about 2 months
"In the Fade" does not tell a happy story, not even close. But it is a powerful film, one of the nine shortlisted for the foreign-language Oscar, and it is elevated, as it would need to be, by Diane Kruger's superb performance in the central role. An international star and former model who is fluent...
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'Disorder' review: Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger star in uneven thriller
LATimes - over 1 year
The title of "Disorder" refers to a nasty case of PTSD plaguing a French soldier named Vincent (Matthias Schoenaerts), who has just returned home from his latest and likely final tour of duty in Afghanistan. Diagnosed with persistent hearing problems and clearly still inhabiting a psychological...
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Fun, brooding and sea-inspired styles hit Paris Fashion Week
Yahoo News - over 1 year
PARIS (AP) — Christina Hendricks, Diane Kruger and singer Charli XCX led the front rows at the half-way point of Paris Fashion Week on Saturday.
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Actors Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson call it quits after 10 years together
LATimes - over 1 year
After 10 years together, actors Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson have called it quits on their relationship, a representative confirmed to The Times. The two live in New York City, and the "Inglorious Basterds" star just celebrated her 40th birthday with Jackson, 38, this weekend.  While it hasn't...
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Actors Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson call it quits after 10 years together
LATimes - over 1 year
After 10 years together, actors Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson have called it quits on their relationship, a representative confirmed to The Times. The two live in New York City, and the "Inglorious Basterds" star just celebrated her 40th birthday with Jackson, 38, this weekend.  While it hasn't...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Diane Kruger
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 39
    Jackson and Kruger ended their relationship in 2016, after 10 years together.
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  • 2015
    Age 38
    In 2015, after Berlin and Cannes, she was named as a member of the Jury for the Main Competition at the 2015 Venice Film Festival.
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  • 2013
    Age 36
    More recently, Kruger portrayed El Paso, Texas, police officer Sonya Cross on FX's The Bridge, which aired in 2013.
    She starred in the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's novel The Host, which was released in March 2013.
  • 2012
    Age 35
    In 2012, she was named as a member of the Jury for the Main Competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.
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  • 2011
    Age 34
    It was also announced in 2011 that Kruger had replaced Eva Green in the role of Marie Antoinette in the French-language film, Les Adieux à la Reine.
    In the 2011 film Unknown, Kruger starred as Gina, a Bosnian illegal immigrant and key character alongside leading actor Liam Neeson.
  • 2010
    Age 33
    In 2010, Kruger also appeared in Mark Ronson's music video for "Somebody to Love Me", where she plays Boy George.
    Kruger played Anna in Jaco Van Dormael's Mr. Nobody. Critical response has praised the film's artistry and Kruger's acting. Kruger made a cameo appearance in an April 2010 episode of the Fox show Fringe, in which her boyfriend, actor Joshua Jackson, is a star.
  • 2009
    Age 32
    In December 2009, she announced the nominations of the 67th Golden Globe Awards and also picked up nominations from the Screen Actors' Guild for Best Supporting Actress and Outstanding Performance by a Cast of a Motion Picture for her role in Inglourious Basterds.
    In 2009, she co-starred as a German actress turned Allied spy in Quentin Tarantino's film Inglourious Basterds.
  • 2008
    Age 31
    Kruger was a jury member of the 58th Berlin International Film Festival in 2008.
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  • 2007
    Age 30
    Kruger was the hostess of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.
    She reprised her role as Dr. Abigail Chase in National Treasure: Book of Secrets, released in December 2007.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2006
    Age 29
    She began dating actor Joshua Jackson in 2006.
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  • 2004
    Age 27
    In 2004, Kruger starred with Nicolas Cage and Sean Bean (who co-starred with her in Troy) in the film National Treasure, going on to appear in films Joyeux Noël (2005) and Copying Beethoven (2006).
  • 2003
    Age 26
    She played Julie Wood in 2003's Michel Valliant and Lisa in Wicker Park (2004), alongside Josh Hartnett and Rose Byrne.
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  • 2002
    Age 25
    Kruger soon became interested in acting and took lessons at the Cours Florent. She landed some small appearances in several French films. She made her film debut in 2002, opposite Dennis Hopper and Christopher Lambert in The Piano Player, a TV film by Jean-Pierre Roux.
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  • 1999
    Age 22
    In 1999, she began dating French actor and director Guillaume Canet. They were married on 1 September 2001. They acted together in 2005's Joyeux Noël, but divorced in 2006, though they remain friends.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1992
    Age 15
    In 1992, Kruger represented Germany in the Elite Model Look and started modelling afterwards.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1976
    Born
    She was born as Diane Heidkrüger on 15 July 1976 in Algermissen, West Germany, in the west, near Hildesheim, the daughter of computer specialist Hans-Heinrich Heidkrüger, and his wife, Maria-Theresa, a bank employee.
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