The talented performer won the Best Actress award at Cannes 2017.
Diane Kruger is a German-American actress and former fashion model who is still making headlines and climbing the ladder of fame in the movie world. This year, she made her German-language debut in Fatih Akin's film “In the Fade”, for which she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress.
The celebrity, who is in her 40s is known for roles such as Helen in the epic war film Troy (2004), Dr. Abigail Chase in the adventure/heist film National Treasure (2004) and its sequel (2007), Bridget von Hammersmark in Quentin Tarantino's war film Inglourious Basterds (2009), Anna in the sci-fi drama Mr. Nobody (2009), Gina in the psychological thriller film Unknown (2011), Marie Antoinette in the French-language film Farewell, My Queen (2012) and Jessie in the drama-thriller Disorder (2015). She also starred as Detective Sonya Cross in the FX crime drama series The Bridge. This year, she made her German-language debut in Fatih Akin's “In the Fade”, for which she won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress. In the Fade, is all about a mother’s terrible sorrow.
The film draws viewers into a compelling, deeply disturbing drama about a mother who fails to get justice in Germany’s legal system when her little son and husband of Turkish origin are killed in a blast set off by a bomb outside his shop. As usual, Diane Kruger played her role with a touch of brilliance. Diane was brought up in Germany with her younger brother, Stefan. As a child, Kruger wanted to become a ballerina and successfully auditioned for the Royal Ballet School in London. Later, Kruger moved to Paris and turned her energy toward modelling and learning French. She gradually stopped modeling after deciding to pursue a career in acting. Kruger is fluent in German, English and French. In 2013, she became an American citizen. Kruger divides her time between Paris, Vancouver and Los Angeles.