Diane Kruger Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

15th April 2015

Fact: Actress Diane Kruger has been named the new face of Martell Cognac. The Inglourious Basterds star, 38, will serve as the the brand's new ambassador as the firm celebrates its 300th anniversary.

15th July 2014

Fact: Actress Diane Kruger celebrated her 38th birthday on Tv on Monday night (14Jul14) when she was presented with a cake during an appearance on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Inglourious Basterds beauty blew out the single candle and dug into the sweet treat on air. She was also gifted with a Dvd of her favourite U.S. sitcom, The Nanny, after confessing she's a big fan of its lead star, saying, "I'm obsessed with Fran Drescher. I'm serious. Honestly, if I met her, I might not be able to say hi. She's my biggest, next to (Miami Vice actor) Don Johnson, she's my biggest celebrity crush!"

15th July 2014

Quote: "I adopted him, I found him in the woods, and he couldn't give a f**k about me. He's in love with Josh; all he wants to do is hang out with Josh. They play like kids... When Josh is out of town, he won't even come and sleep with me. He's the most ungrateful cat I've ever met!" Actress and cat lover Diane Kruger is hurt her rescued pet would rather spend time with her boyfriend Joshua Jackson.

14th July 2014

Quote: "I'm renting a beer garden for my friends... on Saturday. I just ordered a dirndl, I'm not kidding. We won the World Cup and I just felt like we should celebrate it." German actress Diane Kruger is planning to don traditional dress as she celebrates turning 38 and her native country's big soccer win this weekend (19Jul14). She actually marks her birthday on Tuesday (15Jul14).

20th June 2013

Quote: "Any actor who shows up at rehearsal without a pen to make notes in their script isn't professional enough to either be in my movie or worthy enough to be trusted with one of my characters. That's actually part of rehearsal: to test the actors, and if they're not up to snuff, get rid of them. That's my job, making sure I've picked the right people." Director Quentin Tarantino responds to Diane Kruger's claim he once fired a hapless actor for coming to a meeting unprepared.

8th April 2013

Fact: German model-turned-actress Diane Kruger has been unveiled as the new face of Chanel's new skincare campaign. The beauty, who first began working with the brand in 1996, will start featuring in advertisements later this year (13).

20th March 2013

Quote: "I definitely believe that we're not the only form of life in this vast universe." Actress Diane Kruger, who plays a an evil alien in new film The Host, believes there is life on other planets.

23rd November 2012

Fact: Actress Diane Kruger embraced the festive spirit on Wednesday (21Nov12) by switching on the Christmas lights along the Champs-Elysees in Paris, France.

25th June 2012

Quote: "Marriage is important for the people it's important for, but neither one of us is particularly religious, so I don't think there's any particular push. But never say never! I don't know." Joshua Jackson on marrying longterm love Diane Kruger.

5th January 2012

Fact: Diane Kruger's new movie Farewell My Queen, in which she plays Marie Antoinette, will launch the Berlin Film Festival next month (Feb12). The event runs from 9-19 February (12).

25th February 2011

Quote: "I've never felt such cold. Seriously, they built an igloo to keep us warm. When they said, 'Do you want to go step inside the igloo?', I was like, 'You're f**king kidding right?' I never thought I'd hear that." Diane Kruger felt the chill while shooting her Taliban kidnap drama SPECIAL FORCES in Tajikistan.

25th February 2011

Quote: "That was the last time I read reviews! According to the critics, my career was almost done. Where was I going to go from there?" Diane Kruger refuses to read about her movies after her 2004 film Troy flopped.

17th February 2011

Fact: INGLORIOUS BASTERDS star Diane Kruger spent two years as a mournful altar girl at funerals in her small German home town. She says, "It was an odd job... I think I became an actress because of that; I can do mourning really well." She was also a ballet dancer.

17th February 2011

Quote: "I'm five foot, seven (inches), but Liam's about six foot... I dunno, 10? He's like a bus next to me." German beauty Diane Kruger felt tiny compared to her UNKNOWN co-star Liam Neeson.

7th February 2011

Quote: "They're all false rumours. I don't know who launched them but it's not true." INGLORIOUS BASTERDS star Diane Kruger shoots down reports linking her to the new Superman movie.

2nd February 2011

Quote: "When you are in a relationship, you want the other person to appreciate the things you like. It sounds superficial, but it's nice. We go shopping. But he likes it. I definitely wasn't fond of those blue sneakers that he wore all the time for about a year and a half." Actor Joshua Jackson has stepped up his style since dating German model/actress Diane Kruger.

19th January 2011

Quote: "It's as though I felt quite ignorant before this, or maybe it's just part of growing up. I always thought I had a pretty accomplished life: a famous model who speaks three languages and keeps a place in Paris. (This role) has certainly put me in my place a little bit." Actress Diane Kruger on playing a French journalist kidnapped by the Taliban in upcoming movie SPECIAL FORCES.

5th November 2010

Quote: "I used to look for dresses I could specifically wear with red lips." Diane Kruger went through a phase of always wearing eye-catching lipstick.

4th November 2010

Quote: "It still kind of hurts. I love it - but my mom was not so pleased." Diane Kruger, 34, recently had her ears pierced for the first time.

8th October 2010

Quote: "Diane looks great when she's all dressed up, and it's a beautiful thing to have a woman pop out of a closet and I'm like, 'Wow, look at you!' I know how lucky I am. But do you know what? I'd take Diane in her at-home sweats with no make-up on any day." Joshua Jackson is attracted to his stylish girlfriend Diane Kruger - even when she's in casual clothes.

24th August 2010

Quote: "I totally understand why actresses use them - some might not like clothes or it's just not easy - but I know very well what I like, and whether everybody else agrees with it or not, I want to be different." INGLORIOUS BASTERDS star Diane Kruger on her decision not to employ a stylist.

18th March 2010

Quote: "He famously doesn't hire anyone because the studio wants them. He does not care, so he's very demanding. Don't show up with your cell phone. Don't show up on set not knowing your lines. You'll get fired." Diane Kruger on her INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS director Quentin Tarantino.

17th March 2010

Quote: "I have a real problem with authority - I've nearly been arrested many times. Airports are the worst... you go through security, you only have one item, one tube, and they tell you to put it in a plastic bag. I'm like, 'But it's one f**king item! A plastic bag is not going to make it any more secure. It's one item!'" German actress Diane Kruger hates being told what to do.

17th March 2010

Quote: "I told him the worst thing you could ever say to an older actor: 'My mother loves you!'" Diane Kruger on meeting Richard Gere, her co-star in 2007 movie THE HUNTING PARTY.

7th January 2010

Fact: Diane Kruger will star opposite her boyfriend Joshua Jackson in an upcoming episode of U.S. sci-fi show FRINGE. The German actress filmed her scenes on Wednesday (06Jan10).

15th December 2009

Fact: Actor Joshua Jackson answered a call from his girlfriend Diane Kruger halfway through a taped interview on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON on Monday night (14Dec09) after forgetting to turn his cell phone off before the U.S. TV appearance.

18th August 2009

Quote: "I'm on time even when I try not to be. I'm German. I'm responsible. I'm neat. I iron my tablecloths." Actress Diane Kruger is a control freak.

13th August 2009

Quote: "I thought we were making movie history, so the criticism was not easy." German actress Diane Kruger on the savage reviews for her breakthrough film Troy.

4th August 2009

Quote: "I think the perception of me is that I'm small and fragile. And it's so strange because I don't think of myself as fragile. It's like when people tell me, 'Oh, you're so glamorous.' That's not who I am." Diane Kruger wants to change people's opinions of her.

31st May 2009

Quote: "It was exhausting, but work will never be the same again for me. I have never felt so elevated. He definitely gives you wings. In Hollywood, women on set are often the beautiful jewel who the director is in love with, but he couldn't care less about that." Diane Kruger is a big fan of her INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS director Quentin Tarantino.

29th May 2009

Quote: "I got really bored. I admire girls like Kate Moss who have been doing it for 20 years. I was like, 'Stop touching me'." Diane Kruger soon tired of her short-lived modelling career.

22nd May 2009

Quote: "I'm here because of the way I look. I mean, I was cast as Helen of Troy. You sound like an a** when you moan about your looks. It opens a lot of doors, and closes others. Then again, actors who aren't the hottest guy or girl on the planet have other challenges." Diane Kruger on her life as a Hollywood beauty.

2nd April 2009

Fact: Director Quentin Tarantino is to premiere his new film INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France in May (09). The movie - which stars Brad Pitt and Diane Kruger - tells the story of a group of Jewish-American soldiers fighting in Nazi-occupied France.

3rd September 2008

Quote: "Half of the wardrobe, I lost. I'm in the smile-and-nod department of the nesting faculty in the Jackson/Kruger household!" Actor Joshua Jackson on making sacrifices to settle down and move-in with girlfriend Diane Kruger.

7th August 2008

Quote: "It involves a lot of plane rides." Actress Diane Kruger clocks up a lot of air miles to ensure she sees her beau Joshua Jackson.

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