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Thomas Kretschmann

Thomas Kretschmann was born in East Germany. Before becoming an actor, he was a swimmer. He has acted in several popular American movies, such as Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), The Pianist (2002), U-571 (2000), In Enemy Hands (2004), etc. He has three children, Nicolas, Stella and Sascha with his ex-girlfriend Lena. See full bio »

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  The Man in the Box (filming)
Martin (rumored)
  The Stalking Moon (pre-production)
Aurick Fenstermacher
 2017 Berlin Station (TV Series)
Otto Ganz
- Right Here, Right Now (2017) ... Otto Ganz
- Everything's Gonna Be Alt-Right (2017) ... Otto Ganz
 2017/I Jungle
 2017 Taeksi Woonjunsa
 2017 The Saint (TV Movie)
Rayt Marius
 2017 Let the Right One In (TV Series)
Inspector Eriksson
- Pilot (2017) ... Inspector Eriksson
 2016 Central Intelligence
The Buyer
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Airplane Passenger
 2016 Discarnate
Dr. Andre Mason
 2014 United Passions
Horst Dassler
 2014/I Plastic
 2013 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (Documentary)
Friedrich Ritter (voice)
 2013 Stalingrad
Kapitan Kan (as Tomas Krechmann)
 2013 Open Grave
 2012 Dracula 3D
 2011 Hostel: Part III (Video)
 2011 What a Man
 2011 Cars 2: The Video Game (Video Game)
Professor Z (voice)
 2011 Cars 2
Professor Z (voice)
 2011 The Cape (TV Series)
Gregor Molotov
- Kozmo (2011) ... Gregor Molotov
 2010 The Big Bang
 2010 Die Grenze (TV Movie)
Maximilian Schnell
 2009 Romy (TV Movie)
Harry Meyen
 2009 Flashforward (TV Series)
Stefan Krieger
 2009 Wanted: Weapons of Fate (Video Game)
Cross (voice)
 2008 Der Seewolf (TV Movie)
Wolf Larssen
 2008 Wanted
 2008 In Tranzit
 2007 Bionic Woman (TV Series)
The Man
- Pilot (2007) ... The Man
- Unaired Pilot (2007) ... The Man
 2007 Next
Mr. Smith
 2007 Die Wilden Hühner und die Liebe
Christian Slättberg
 2007 Partition
 2006 Grimm Love
 2006 24: The Game (Video Game)
Max (voice)
 2005 The Karate Dog (TV Movie)
 2005 Snowland
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie)
Victor Helios
 2004 Immortal
 2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
Nicholas Pell
- The One That Got Away (2003) ... Nicholas Pell
 2003 My Father, Rua Alguem 5555
Hermann M.
 2003 24 (TV Series)
 1999-2001 V.I.P. (TV Series)
The Owl
- Molar Ice Cap (2001) ... The Owl (uncredited)
- Return of the Owl (1999) ... The Owl
 2001 I cavalieri che fecero l'impresa
Vanni delle Rondini
 2001 Ein tödliches Wochenende (TV Movie)
Christian, Manager
 2001 Feindliche Übernahme -
Robert Fernau
 1999-2001 Relic Hunter (TV Series)
Kurt Reiner
- M.I.A. (2001) ... Kurt Reiner
 2000 Green Sails (TV Movie)
Robert Fowler
 2000 Poison (TV Movie)
Johnny Krieger
 1999 Die Diebin (TV Movie)
Tim Kaiser
 1999 Esther (TV Movie)
King Ahasuerus
 1999 Der Tod in deinen Augen (TV Movie)
Billy Tanauer
 1998 Das Traumschiff (TV Series)
Niko Waldkron
- Galapagos/Jamaika (1998) ... Niko Waldkron
 1998 Coppia omicida
 1998 Die Mädchenfalle - Der Tod kommt online (TV Movie)
Magnus Sieber
 1997 La principessa e il povero (TV Movie)
 1997 Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (TV Series)
Robert Michalke
- Generalprobe (1997) ... Robert Michalke
 1997 Il tocco - La sfida
 1997 Total Reality
Commander Tunis
 1997 Unter die Haut (TV Movie)
 1996 La dernière fête (TV Movie)
 1996 Marching in Darkness
Gianni Tricarico
 1995 Anna - Im Banne des Bösen (TV Movie)
Stephan Richter
 1995 Brennendes Herz
Junger Gustav Regler
 1995 Nachtbus (Short)
 1995 Tödliche Besessenheit (TV Movie)
Sebastian Goebel
 1995 Wir zusammen allein mit dir (TV Movie)
Wolf Jensen
 1995 Ich liebe den Mann meiner Tochter (TV Movie)
 1990-1995 Derrick (TV Series)
Roland Ortner / Eberhard Kraus
- Teestunde mit einer Mörderin (1995) ... Roland Ortner
- Beziehung abgebrochen (1990) ... Eberhard Kraus
 1995 Ainsi soient-elles
 1994 Jenseits der Brandung (TV Movie)
Paul Augustin
 1994 Affären
 1993 Engel ohne Flügel
 1993 Die Ratte
 1993 Stalingrad
Hans von Witzland
 1992 Krigerens hjerte
Lt. Maximillian Luedt
 1992 Shining Through
Man at Zurich Station
 1991 Rothenbaumchaussee (TV Movie)
 1991 Die Männer vom K3 (TV Series)
Dieter Koller
- Der Vollmondmörder (1991) ... Dieter Koller
 1989 Der Mitwisser (TV Movie)
 1989 Radiofieber (TV Mini-Series)
 1989 Der Alte (TV Series)
Karsten Winterberg
- Bahnhofsbaby (1989) ... Karsten Winterberg
 1989 Praxis Bülowbogen (TV Series)
- Wahre Freunde (1989)
 1985 Westler
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Tomas Krechmann


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[on his title role in Eichmann (2007)] I was born long after the war but I still carry this collective guilt around. It's not as much fun for a German to play a part like this than it would be for, say, Ralph Fiennes. It's a very juicy part, but I couldn't get myself excited to go and play Eichmann. Strangely, I have lots of Jewish friends in LA. My wife is Jewish. They were all excited that I ... See more »


He has played a Nazi officer in 10 movies so far and, in Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (2005), he played Pope John Paul II, who (as the movie shows) fought against and tried to protect people from the Nazis. See more »

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