Fast Facts

  • Studied with the Royal Ballet in London until an injury halted her dream of becoming a ballerina.
  • Was a finalist in a modeling competition at the age of 15.
  • Decided to pursue an acting career full time at the urging of French director Luc Besson.
  • Was an unknown actress when she beat out more than 2000 other women for the role of Helen in the 2004 film Troy.
  • Hostess for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Cannes Film Festival in 2007.

Awards

  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner

Relationships

  • Guillaume Canet — Ex-husband
  • Stefan Heidgrueger — Brother
  • Joshua Jackson — Significant Other
  • Hans Heidkrueger — Father
  • Maria-Theresa Heidkrueger — Mother

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  • Birth Name: Diane Heidkrueger
  • Birth Place: Algermissen, West Germany
  • Birthday: July 15, 1976, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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