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20TH edition NOVEMBER 24 TO DECEMBER 2, 2023

ACTOR

DIANE KRUGER

GERMANY

Biography

German-born Diane Kruger has proven to be one of international cinema’s most respected
actors. Born in Germany, Kruger was launched to international fame as the infamous Helen in
Wolfgang Petersen’s Troy (2004). Other notable performances followed, in Paul McGuigan’s
Wicker Park (2004), Christian Carion’s Joyeux Noël (2005), Agnieszka Holland’s Copying
Beethoven (2006), Bille August’s Goodbye Bafana (2007) and Fred Cavayé’s Anything for Her
(2008).
She is most widely known for her performance in Fatih Akin’s In the Fade (2017), for
which she won the award for Best Actress when the film had its premiere at the Festival de
Cannes.
In one of her most memorable turns, Kruger appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s critically
acclaimed Inglorious Basterds (2009), which earned her a nomination for the Screen Actors
Guild Award for Best Supporting Female Actor.
She later starred in Benoît Jacquot’s Farewell,
My Queen (2012), which opened the Berlin International Film Festival to rave reviews.
October
2022 sees the release of Kruger’s first book for children, A Name from the Sky.

Visions (Yann Gozlan, upcoming )

The 355(Simon Kinberg, 2022)

Marlowe (Neil Jordan, 2022)

The Operative (Yuval Adler, 2019)

Welcome to Marwen (Robert
Zemeckis, 2018)

In the Fade (Fatih Akin, 2017)—Best Actress, Festival de Cannes

The Infiltrator (Brad Furman, 2016)

Disorder (Alice Winocour, 2015)

Sky (Fabienne Berthaud, 2015)

The Host (Andrew Niccol, 2013)

Farewell, My Queen (Benoît
Jacquot, 2012)

Fly Me to the Moon (Fascal Chaumeil,
2012)

Unknown (Jaume Collet-Serra, 2011)

Lily Sometimes (Fabienne
Berthaud, 2010)

Farewell (Christian Carion, 2009)

Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino, 2009)—Golden
Camera, Best Actress

Mr. Nobody (Jaco Van Dormael, 2009)

Anything for Her (Fred Cavayé, 2008)

Days of Darkness (Denys Arcand,
2007)

Goodbye Bafana (Bille August, 2007)

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (Jon Turteltaub, 2007)

Copying Beethoven (Agnieszka
Holland, 2006)

Frankie (Fabienne Berthaud, 2005)

Merry Christmas (Christian Carion, 2005)

National Treasure (Jon Turteltaub, 2004)

Troy (Wolfgang Petersen, 2004)

Wicker Park (Paul McGuigan,
2004)