Ten fun facts about Diane Kruger
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Diane Kruger was born Diane Heidkruger on 15 July 1976 to a computer specialist and his bank employee wife. She grew up in Germany alongside Stefan, her younger brother.
She is fluent in both French and English, and has acted in several small French films.
Diane is best known for her role as Helen in the hit 2004 movie “Troy”.
In 1992, Diane was the representative for Germany in the annual fashion modelling event, Elite Model Look. Following that, she made appearances for such renowned labels as Yves Saint Laurent, Salvatore Ferragamo, Chanel, Christian Dior, Burberry, and many others.Fact 5
Her film debut came in 1992 when she appeared opposite Christopher Lambert and Dennis Hopper is the film “The Piano Player”, by Jean-Pierre Roux. Diane’s first major on-screen role came later that same year in the film “Mon Idole”, directed by her husband.Fact 6
Diane was nominated in December 2009 by the Screen Actors Guild for Outstanding Performance by a Cast of a Motion Picture and Best Supporting Actress for her role as Bridget von Hammersmark in “Inglorious Basterds”.Fact 7
She also played the role of Anna in the 2009 film “Mr. Nobody”, receiving critical acclaim for her acting in the film.Fact 8
Diane is also the face of the world’s largest cosmetics and beauty company, L’Oreal, and Beauty, one of Calvin Klein’s fragrance lines unveiled in 2010.Fact 9
She is also the brand ambassador for luxury watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre.Fact 10
In 2012, at the Cannes Film Festival, she was a member of the Jury for the Main Competition. Go to more people facts ❯
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