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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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 2015 Shadow Hill (pre-production)
Dr. Elias Clark
  The Stalking Moon (pre-production)
Aurick Fenstermacher
 2015 The Man in the Box (filming)
Martin (rumored)
  Emperor (filming)
Jakob Fugger 'The Bank of Europe
 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
 2013 The Saint (TV Movie)
Rayt Marius
 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 The Frontier (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 The Sea Wolf (TV Movie)
Wolf Larssen
 2008 Wanted
 2008 Iи Traиzit
 2007 Bionic Woman (TV Series)
The Man
- Pilot (2007) ... The Man
- Unaired Pilot (2007) ... The Man
 2007 Next
Mr. Smith
 2007 Wild Chicks in Love
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
 2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
Nicholas Pell
- The One That Got Away (2003) ... Nicholas Pell
 2003 Rua Alguem 5555: My Father
Hermann M.
 2003 24 (TV Series)
 2003 Der Solist - Kuriertag (TV Movie)
Philip Lanart
 2002 Der Solist - In eigener Sache (TV Movie)
Philip Lanart
 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 Der Solist - Niemandsland (TV Movie)
Philip Lanart
 2001 Hostile Takeover
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 Miss Diamond (TV Movie)
Tim Kaiser
 1999 Der Solist - Kein Weg zurück (TV Movie)
Philip Lanart
 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 The Princess and the Pauper (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 Refuge (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 The Warrior's Heart
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 The Old Fox (TV Series)
Karsten Winterberg
- Bahnhofsbaby (1989) ... Karsten Winterberg
 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 »


Collaborated again with his The Pianist (2002) co-star Adrien Brody in King Kong (2005). Incidentally, both of Kretschmann's roles with Brody are as captains, albeit of a very different type. In The Pianist (2002), he played a Nazi officer with a conscience; in King Kong (2005) he plays a tough boat captain guiding a film crew. See more »

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