July 15, 1976
44 years old
Germany - U.S.
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
33-23-35 in | 84-59-89 cm
57 kg | 126 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Diane Kruger was born in Algermissen, Germany, on July 15, 1976, is an German-American actress and former model.
Young Diane Kruger first started performing as a ballerina, during her years at the Royal Ballet School in London.
She began her professional career as a fashion model in the "Elite Model Look" competition, she represented Germany at the age of 16.
She made her big screen debut in action drama movie The Piano Player (2002) in role as Erika Nile.
Her breakthrough performance came as Helen of Sparta in epic war film Troy (2004).
The 355 (2021) action thriller in role as Marie, opposite Jessica Chastain, Sebastian Stan and Lupita Nyong'o
The Operative (2019) thriller in role as Rachel, opposite Martin Freeman and Cas Anvar
Welcome to Marwen (2018) drama fantasy in role as Deja Thoris, with Steve Carell and Leslie Mann
JT LeRoy (2018) biographical drama in role as Eva, opposite Laura Dern and Kristen Stewart
She won the Cannes Film Festival Award and a Satellite Award for Best Actress for her role as Katja Sekerci in German drama film In the Fade (2017).
She played Dr. Abigail Chase in adventure films: National Treasure (2004) and National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007).
Inglourious Basterds (2009) drama action directed by Quentin Tarantino
Mr. Nobody (2009) science fiction drama opposite Jared Leto and Juno Temple
Joyeux Noël (2005) epic war drama in role as Anna Sørensen
Unknown (2011) action thriller with Liam Neeson and January Jones
Wicker Park (2004) romantic thriller drama opposite Josh Hartnett and Rose Byrne
The Hunting Party (2007) action adventure thriller with Richard Gere, Terrence Howard and Jesse Eisenberg
The Infiltrator (2016) biographical crime drama opposite Bryan Cranston and John Leguizamo
Copying Beethoven (2006) drama with Ed Harris
The Host (2013) romantic science fiction thriller opposite Saoirse Ronan and Emily Browning
Goodbye Bafana (2007) drama with Joseph Fiennes
Inhale (2010) thriller opposite Dermot Mulroney, Sam Shepard and Rosanna Arquette
The Better Angels (2014) biographical drama opposite Brit Marling, Jason Clarke and Wes Bentley
Fathers and Daughters (2015) drama with Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried
Sky (2015) drama opposite Norman Reedus
She played Detective Sonya Cross in crime drama series The Bridge (2013–2014).
Attended Episcopal Gymnasium Josephinum Catholic school in Hildesheim, Germany.
Studied ballet at Royal Ballet School in London.
Has a younger brother, Stefan.
Was a friend of Karl Lagerfeld.
Became an American citizen in 2013.
Featured in music video for Mark Ronson "Somebody to Love Me" (2010).
Became the face of Calvin Klein's fragrance line, Beauty (2010).
Became spokesmodel of L'Oréal (2009).
Featured in advertisements for Jil Sander, Christian Dior, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Salvatore Ferragamo and Giorgio Armani.
Supporter of the United Nations Children's Fund.
She was married to French actor Guillaume Canet (1999-2006).
She dated Canadian actor Joshua Jackson (2006-2016) and American actor Garrett Hedlund (2016).
She started dating American actor Norman Reedus in 2016, they have one daughter.