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The Bridge

Posters, screen captures and episode stills of Diane from season 1 are now in the gallery.

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Miu Miu – Paris Fashion Week

Diane recently attended the Miu Miu fashion show at Paris Fashion Week. Images from the event are now in the gallery.

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The gallery has been updated with screen captures, posters and more of Diane as Helen in ‘Troy’.

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Films & Television > Films > Troy (2004)


***As of January 2023***

Awards Won:

2003 – Cannes Film Festival – Chopard Trophy
Female Revelation

2004 – Bambi Awards

2009 – Awards Circuit Community Awards
Best Cast Ensemble – Inglourious Basterds

2009 – Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards
Best Acting Ensemble – Inglourious Basterds

2009 – San Diego Film Critics Society Awards
Best Ensemble Performance – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Central Ohio Film Critics Association
Best Ensemble – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – CinEuphoira Awards
Best Ensemble – International Competition Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Gold Deby Awards
Ensemble Cast – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Golden Camera, Germany
Best International Actress – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Screen Actors Guild Awards
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture – Inglourious Basterds

2013 – Jupiter Award
Best International Actress – Les adieux a la reine (Farewell, My Queen)

2013 – Newport Beach Film Festival
Best Actress – Un plan parfait (A Perfect Plan)

2017 – Bambi Awards
Special Award – Aus dem Nichts (In the Fade)

2017 – Cannes Film Festival
Best Actress – Aus dem Nichts (In the Fade)

2018 – Bavarian Film Awards
Best Actress – Aus dem Nichts (In the Fade)

2018 – Film Club’s The Lost Weekend
Best Actress – Aus dem Nichts (In the Fade)

2018 – Satellite Awards
Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Aus dem Nichts (In the Fade)


2004 – NRJ Cine Awards
Most Glamorous Actress – Troy

2005 – Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actress – National Treasure

2005 – Undine Awards, Austria
Best Young Actress Film – National Treasure

2008 – Teen Choice Awards
Choice Movie Actress: Action Adventure – National Treasure: Book of Secrets

2009 – Awards Circuit Community Awards
Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actress – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Gold Derby Awards
Supporting Actress – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Golden Schmoes Awards
Best Supporting Actress of the Year – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – International Cinephile Societ Awards
Best Supporting Actress – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Italian Online Movie Awards
Best Supporting Actress – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Online Film & Television Association
Best Supporting Actress – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Online Film Criticis Society Awards
Best Supporting Actress – Inglourious Basterds

2010 – Screen Actors Guild Awards
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role – Inglourious Basterds

2012 – Jupiter Award
Best International Actress – Unknown

2014 – Jupiter Award
Best German Actress – Un plan parfait (A Perfect Plan)

2014 – Women’s Image Network Awards
Actress Drama Series – The Bridge
For the episode “Pilot”

2018 – German Film Awards – Film Award in Gold
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role – Aus dem Nichts (In the Fade)

2019 – CinEuphoira Awards
Best Actress – International Competition Aus dem Nichts (In the Fade)

2019 – Dias de Cine Awards
Best Foreign Actress – Aus dem Nichts (In the Fade)



Born: July 15, 1976 in Algermissen, Lower Saxony, West Germany
Birth Name: Diane Heidkrüger
Height: 5′ 7″

Mini Bio:

Diane Kruger was born Diane Heidkrüger in Algermissen, near Hildesheim, Germany, to Maria-Theresa, a bank employee, and Hans-Heinrich Heidkrüger, a computer specialist. She studied ballet with the Royal Ballet in London before an injury ended her career. She returned to Germany and became a top fashion model. She later pursued acting and relocated to Paris at the suggestion of filmmaker Luc Besson (The Fifth Element (1997)). She married French actor Guillaume Canet (The Beach (2000)) in 2001.

– IMDb Mini Biography By: Marcy Gomez


Represented Germany in Elite Model Management’s “Look of the Year” competition in 1992, at the age of 16.

Was considered too thin for the role of Helen of Troy in Wolfgang Petersen’s film Troy (2004) and had to gain 15 lbs. in order to appear rounder.

She has a younger brother, Stefan.

Was a professional model under her birth name, Diane Heidkrüger, from 1992 to 1997.

Became an American citizen in 2013.

Studied acting at the Cours Florent, a prestigious drama school in Paris, France. She won the Classe Libre award as the best actor in her year.

People magazine included Diane in its annual “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” issue in 2004.
Ranked #50 on Maxim’s “Hot 100” list in 2005.

Began training at the Royal Ballet School in London during her summer breaks from school when she was 11 with aspirations of becoming a professional ballerina. However, when she was 13 she suffered a knee injury that required two metal plates to be inserted, effectively ending her dreams.

Is an active supporter of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

She is fluent in German, English, and French. Additionally, she studied Latin for eight years in school, and learned Russian for the film The Tiger Brigades (2006).

While filming Frankie (2005), she would live in an actual mental hospital where the film was shot with members of the crew in order to shoot scenes.

She always does her own German, French, and English voice dubbing for the foreign releases of her films.

Was the hostess (maitresse de cérèmonie) of the 60th Cannes Film Festival in 2007. She was the first German to host the film festival.

Parents are Hans-Heinrich, and computer specialist, and Maria-Theresa Heidkrüger, a bank employee.

Her father left the family, and her parents divorced when she was 13.

Was in a long-term relationship with Joshua Jackson from 2006 until 2016.

Member of the jury at the 58th Berlin Film Festival in 2008. She was a member of the jury for the main competition at the 65th Cannes Film Festival in 2012, and at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival in 2015.

Is very good friends with ex-husband Guillaume Canet.

Attended the Episcopal Gymnasium Josephinum, a Catholic high school in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, German, through the tenth grade.

Ranked #83 on AskMen’s “Top 99 Women” list in 2010.

Ranked #88 on Maxim’s “Hot 100” list in 2009.

Named the “Sexiest International Import” on Victoria’s Secret’s “What Is Sexy” list in 2012.

Stated that she dreamed about having a career like Romy Schneider’s – an Austrian-German actress who had a successful career in France, had a relationship with a French actor and made Hollywood films.

Was made an Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters (Ordre des Arts et des Lettres), a French Order of Merit, for her contributions to French cinema in 2014.

Was a finalist in the famous Elite Model Look contest the same year as future First Lady of the United States Melania Trump.

In a relationship with Norman Reedus since 2016. They have a daughter together (b. November 2018).
Born on the same date as Gabriel Iglesias.

Has stated that she has a deathly fear of horses and will not star in any movies that requires her riding a horse.

Born at 12:00 PM (MET).

In August 2021, Kruger announced her engagement to actor Norman Reedus.


TV Series

Year 2022:

Swimming with Sharks…Character: Joyce Holt
Season 1 Episodes 1-6

Year 2021:

H24, 24 h de la vie d’une femme…Character:
Season 1 Episode 1: 07H-Signes

Year 2020:

Robot Chicken…Character: Caroline Flack (voice)
Season 10 Episode 12: Callie Greenhouse in: Fun. Sad. Epic. Tragic

Year 2017:

The Kellyanne Conway Story…Character: Kellyanne Conway
TV Mini Series

Year 2013-2014:

The Bridge…Character: Sonya Cross
Season 1 Episodes 1-13
Season 2 Episodes 1-13

Year 2010:

Fringe…Character: Miranda Greene (uncredited)
Season 2 Episode 17: Olivia In the Lab with the Revolver

Year 2002:

Duelles…Character: Sabine
Season 2 Episode 6: Mauvaise conduite


Year 2022:

Marlowe…Character: Clare Cavendish
Out of the Blue…Character: Marilyn
First Love…Character: Kay Albright
The 355…Character: Marie Schmidt

Year 2019:

The Operative…Character: Rachel

Year 2018:

Welcome to Marwen…Character: Deja Thoris
JT LeRoy…Character: Eva Avalon

Year 2017:

All That Divides Us…Character:Julia Keller
In the Fade…Character: Katja Sekerci

Year 2016:

The Infiltrator…Character: Kathy Ertz

Year 2015:

Fathers & Daughters…Character: Elizabeth
Sky…Character: Romy
Disorder…Character: Jessie

Year 2014:

The Better Angels…Character: Sarah Lincoln

Year 2013:

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden…Character: Margret Wittmer (voice)
Me, Myself and Mum…Character: Ingeborg
The Host…Character: The Seeker/Lacey

Year 2012:

A Perfect Plan…Character: Isabelle
Farewell, My Queen…Character: Marie Antoinette

Year 2011:

Special Forces…Character: Elsa
Unknown…Character: Gina

Year 2010:

Mark Ronson & The Business Intl: Somebody to Love Me (short)…Character: Boy George
Inhale…Character: Diane Stanton
Pieds nus sur les limaces (Also known as Lily Sometimes)…Character: Clara

Year 2009:

Mr. Nobody…Character: Anna Adult
Farewell…Character: Femme jogging
Inglourious Basterds…Character: Bridget von Hammersmark
Lascars…Character: Clemence Santiepi (voice)

Year 2008:

Anything for Her…Character: Lisa Auclert

Year 2007:

National Treasure: Book of Secrets…Character: Abigail Chase
The Hunting Party…Character: Mirjana
Days of Darkness…Character: Star
Goodbye Bafana…Character: Gloria Gregory

Year 2006:

Copying Beethoven…Character: Anna Holtz
The Tiger Brigades…Character: La princesse Constance Radetsky

Year 2005:

Frankie…Character: Frankie
Joyeux Noel…Character: Anna Sorensen

Year 2004:

National Treasure…Character: Abigail Chase
Narco…Character: La fille du night-club
Wicker Park…Character: Lisa
Troy…Character: Helen

Year 2003:

Michael Vaillant…Character: Julie Wood
Not for, or Against (Quite the Contrary)…Character: La call-girl du Directeur

Year 2002:

Mon idole…Character: Clara Broustal
The Piano Player…Character: Erika Nile

Year 2001:

Point de lendemain (short)…Character: Agnes

Press Archive

Year 2022:

A Look Back on Diane Kruger's Early Modeling Days
ELLE Canada
Diane Kruger Recalls ‘Inappropriate’ and ‘Uncomfortable’ Moments From Film Career
Tatler Magazine
Diane Kruger plays the ultimate heiress as she graces the cover of the January issue
Harper's Bazaar
Diane Kruger to play Marlene Dietrich in riveting new mini-series
Cheat Sheet
Diane Kruger Had a Hard Time Being Hired by Quentin Tarantino Because He Doubted She Was German
The Telegraph
Diane Kruger: 'It's kind of nice to be out of America for a bit'

Year 2021:

ELLE Canada
A Fierce and Festive Diane Kruger Graces the Cover of ELLE Canada's Winter Issue
Diane Kruger: Femme Fatale

Year 2016:

The New York Times
For Diane Kruger, It’s All About Her Brows and Matte Red Lipstick

Year 2010:

ELLE Canada
American beauty: Diane Kruger's beauty secrets



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Filmography – A list of films that Diane has appeared in.

TV Series – A list of television series that Diane has appeared in.