Diane Kruger is a German actress and former fashion model best known for her films roles as Helen in Troy, Dr. Abigail Chase in National Treasure and its sequel, Bridget von Hammersmark in Inglourious Basterds, Anna in Mr. Nobody, and Gina in Unknown.
Her first starring role in television was in the crime drama series The Bridge in the role of Detective Sonya Cross, a member of the El Paso police department who has Asperger syndrome.
Kruger was most seen as Marie Antoinette in Benoît Jacquot's film Farewell, My Queen which opened the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival to rave reviews.
In 2011, Kruger starred in Quentin Tarantino's critically acclaimed hit Inglourious Basterds, for which she earned a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, and won the SAG Award as part of the ensemble cast.
Kruger also starred in The Host, a sci-fi thriller opposite Saoirse Ronan and William Hurt. She also stars in the Terrence Malick-produced film titled Green Blades Rising, that focuses on Abraham Lincoln's youth in the vast wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him forever and the two women who guided him to immortality.
Some of Kruger's other films credits include Troy, Wicker Park, the Oscar-nominated French film Joyeux Noel, Copying Beethoven, Mr. Nobody, Inhale, and the high grossing Jerry Bruckheimer National Treasure films, opposite Nicolas Cage.