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Thomas Kretschmann

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Birth Name: Thomas Kretschmann

Birth Place: Dessau, East Germany

Birthday: September 8, 1962, Virgo

Profession: Actor, Model

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Fast Facts

  • As a teen, he trained to be an Olympic swimmer, averaging approximately 15 miles a day.
  • During a trek to escape East Germany, he went through Hungary, Yugoslavia and Austria, and lost piece of a finger to frostbite. The piece was reattached. 
  • Early on, he had visions of becoming a designer/architect, and has since built a house for himself.
  • As a model, he was the face of a Hugo Bass Selection ad campaign.
  • Played Nazis in films, including in the title role of Eichmann (2007) and in the 2008 Tom Cruise movie Valkyrie.


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  • Sascha Kretschmann — Daughter
  • Stella Kretschmann — Daughter
  • Lena Roklin — Ex-wife
  • Nicolas Kretschmann — Son
  • Shermine Shahrivar — Ex-significant Other