Monday 21 September 2020

Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger, the German actress and former fashion model was born on 15th July, 1976 at West Germany. She is the daughter of Hans-Heinrich Heidkruger, a computer specialist and Maria-Teresa, a bank employee. She moved to Paris to become a model and later, become the face of several brands like Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani, etc. 

Her on-screen debut was with the TV film The Piano Player. Afterwards, she did several notable roles including Helen in Troy (2004), Dr. Abigail Chase in National Treasure and its sequel, Inglourious Basterds, Unknown, and many other movies. Kruger has won several awards including the Cannes Film Festival Award and Satellite Award. 

Diane Kruger Religion

She was brought up as Roman Catholic, and studied in a Catholic school, which describes her religion to be Christianity. But what she said in her interviews makes it evident that she is no longer a religious person. 

Once Kruger described her childhood memories regarding her religion as the worst one. She was a professional griever at that time, and she felt like “it was the wost job anyone could think of”. Therefore, it is safe to assume that Diane Kruger is a non-religious person. 

Diane Kruger Political Views

She actively supports the activities of UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund). 

Being the citizen of three different countries, Kruger is supposed to have accurate opinions regarding the political conditions of each one. But it is not true in the case of Kruger. She is not so expressive about her opinions regarding politics. 

When asked about the political situation of Germany, she said about Angela Merkel only, Kruger said that she is really proud of Merkel and she is doing great as the German Chancellor. 

Who is she dating?

Kruger was dating the French actor and director Guillaume Canet, and they got married on September 2011. Kruger starred in Canet’s directional debut in the year 2002, and the couple acted together in Joyeux Noel in 2005. They got divorced in 2006, since their careers kept them apart, according to Kruger. 

She was in a relationship with the actor Joshua Jackson in between 2006 to 2016. Later, in the year 2015, she met Norman Reedus, her co-star in the movie Sky, who become her partner after her split with Joshua Jackson. Kruger gave birth to Reedus’ daughter in the year 2018. 

Diane Kruger Hobbies

Kruger is a person who likes to live the moment, in contrary to most of the people. She loves to travel on bike, and if possible, on foot. She also likes to go on hiking, canoeing, etc. and travelling or going outside with close friends and family is a thing she adores most. 

She likes to cook also, and is always ready to buy cook books. Her former partner, Joshua Jackson once said that Kruger likes hair styling.

Interesting Facts

    • Kruger wanted to be a ballerina in her childhood and had auditioned for the same, but a knee injury made her to leave the dream. 

    • She has the citizenship of Germany, France and United States. 

    • Kruger become the first German to host the Cannes Film Festival, which was in 2007. She hosted Cannes Film Festival’s opening and closing ceremony that year. 

    • She has a deathly fear of horses.