Thomas Kretschmann

Born: 09/08/1962 in Germany


Actor (64)

Avengers: Age Of Ultron 2015 (Movie)

Strucker (Actor)

Hitman: Agent 47 2015 (Movie)

Le Clerq (Actor)

United Passions 2015 (Movie)

Horst Dassler (Actor)

Dracula 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)


Hostel: Part III 2014 (Movie)

Flemming (Actor)

Immortal 2014 (Movie)

Nikopol (Actor)

In Transit 2014 (Movie)


Living in Neon Dreams 2014 (Movie)


Stalingrad 2014 (Movie)

Captain Kahn (Actor)

The Drop 2014 (Movie)


The Filthy War 2014 (Movie)

Eduardo (Actor)

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden 2014 (Movie)

Friedrich Ritter (Voice)

Argento's Dracula 3D 2013 (Movie)

Dracula (Actor)

Open Grave 2013 (Movie)

Lukas (Actor)

Red Widow 2013 (Tv Show)


Resident Evil: Retribution 2012 (Movie)

Major Tom Cain (Actor)

The River 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)


Cars 2 2011 (Movie)

Professor Z (Voice)

Dschungelkind 2011 (Movie)

Jochen Kuegler (Actor)

The Big Bang 2011 (Movie)

Frizer (Actor)

What a Man 2011 (Movie)

Jens (Actor)

Eichmann 2010 (Movie)

Adolf Eichmann (Actor)

Separation City 2009 (Movie)

Klaus (Actor)

The Young Victoria 2009 (Movie)

King Leopold (Actor)

Zweiohrküken 2009 (Movie)


Partition 2008 (Movie)


Transsiberian 2008 (Movie)

Kolzak (Actor)

Valkyrie 2008 (Movie)

Major Otto Ernst Remer (Actor)

Wanted 2008 (Movie)

Cross (Actor)

Grimm Love 2007 (Movie)

Oliver Hagen (Actor)

Next 2007 (Movie)

Mr. Smith (Actor)

Die Wilden Huhner Und Die Liebe 2006 (Movie)

Herr Slattberg (Actor)

The Celestine Prophecy 2006 (Movie)

Wil (Actor)

Downfall 2005 (Movie)

Hermann Fegelein (Actor)

Frankenstein 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)


In Enemy Hands 2005 (Movie)

Officer Ludwig Cremer (Actor)

King Kong 2005 (Movie)

Captain Englehorn (Actor)

Perfect Creature 2005 (Movie)


Schneeland 2005 (Movie)

Aron (Actor)

The Karate Dog 2005 (Movie)


Head in the Clouds 2004 (Movie)

Major Frans Bietrich (Actor)

Immortal Ad Vitam 2004 (Movie)

Nikopol (Actor)

Papa Rua Alguem 5555 2004 (Movie)

Hermann M (Actor)

Resident Evil: Apocalypse 2004 (Movie)

Major Cain (Actor)

Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 2004 (Movie)

Roscoe (Actor)

24 2003 (Tv Show)


Blade II 2002 (Movie)

Damaskinos (Actor)

Relic Hunter 1999 - 2002 (TV Show)


The Pianist 2002 (Movie)

Captain Wilm Hosenfeld (Actor)

Esther 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)


The Knights of the Quest 2001 (Movie)

Vanni delle Rondini (Actor)

Contaminated Man 2000 (Movie)


U-571 2000 (Movie)

Wassner (Actor)

The Stendhal Syndrome 1999 (Movie)

Alfredo Grossi (Actor)

Prince Valiant 1998 (Movie)

Thagnar (Actor)

Killer Couple 1997 (Movie)

Domenico (Actor)

Stalingrad 1995 (Movie)

Hans (Actor)

Femmes 1994 (Movie)


Queen Margot 1994 (Movie)

Nancay (Actor)

Shining Through 1992 (Movie)

Man at Zurich Station (Actor)

Frankenstein (Movie)

Dr. Victor Helios (Actor)

Total Recall 2070 (TV Show)






Cast in Peter Jackson's "King Kong" a remake of the 1933 classic


Co-starred in the feature films In Enemy Hands with William H. Macy and Lauren Holly


Portrayed a Nazi officer in the drama Head in the Clouds, starring Charlize Theron, Penélope Cruz and Stuart Townsend


Had a recurring role on the FOX drama "24"


Earned international acclaim as Nazi officer, Wilm Hosenfeld in Roman Polasnki's Oscar-winning "The Pianist"


Again cast as a Nazi officer in "U-571," with Matthew McConaughey and Harvey Keitel for director Jonathan Mostow


Appeared in the World War II epic "Stalingrad" as Nazi officer Hans von Witzland


Made his film debut in Der Mitwisser, which earned him Germany's prestigious Max Ophüls Prize as Best Up-and-Coming Actor

After three years of studying acting, he was invited to be a member of Schillertheatre, the national theatre of Berlin

Cast in Dario Argento's "The Stendahl Syndrome" (1996) and "Prince Valiant" (1997)

Began his acting career on stage in Germany in the late 1980s after training to be an Olympic swimmer

Bonus Trivia


Aged 19 he began a month-long trek from East to West Germany to escape Communism, during which he lost part of his finger to frostbite.


Defected from East Germany to West Germany when he was 19


Played both Dracula and the vampire's nemesis Abraham van Helsing in different TV shows.


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