43 years old (Born on July 15, 1976)
German film actress, model; She is famous from Helen on Troy and Bridget von Hammersmark on Inglourious Basterds..Originally a ballet dancer, but quit dancing due to an injury at the age of 18. She always dubs herself in three languages. Trained at the Cours Florent and won the Classe Libre award for best actor in her year. Is an active supporter of UNICEF. She is fluent in English, French and German.
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Fun Facts About Diane Kruger
Had to gain 15 lbs for Troy (2004) because director Wolfgang Petersen wanted her to appear rounder. She has since lost the weight.
Longtime companion is Joshua Jackson.
Member of the jury at the 58th Berlin Film Festival in 2008.
Daughter of Maria-Theresia, a bank employee, and Hans-Heinrich, a printer. They`re divorced.
Learnt Russian for Brigades du Tigre, Les (2006).
People magazine included Diane in its annual "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" issue in 2004.
Lived three weeks in a mental hospital to shoot Frankie (2005). She is the only actress in that film, all patients are real.
Started her dancing career in the Royal Ballet in London.
Modeled under her birth name, Diane Heidkru00fcger, in the mid to late-1990s.
Was a finalist in Elite`s 1992 Look Of The Year competition at age 15.
Measurements: 33 1/2-23-34 1/2 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2005 Razzie Award nominating ballot. She was suggested in the Worst Supporting Actress category for her performance in the film Troy (2004), however, she failed to receive a nomination.
Learned Latin in school for eight years.
She always dubs herself in three languages
Named #50 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Shares a birthday with philosopher Jacques Derrida, male model Travis Fimmel, and actors Brigitte Nielsen, Iru00e8ne Jacob, Brian Austin Green and Scott Foley.
First German to become host (maitresse de cu00e9ru00e8monie) at the Cannes Film Festival (2007).
She has a younger brother, Stefan.
Learned Russian for Brigades du Tigre, Les (2006).