Thomas Kretschmann

Thomas Kretschmann

Thomas Kretschmann portrayed Eli Damaskinos in Blade II and Baron Wolfgang von Strucker in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Significant roles

  • Lt. Hans von Witzland in Stalingrad (1993)
  • Alfredo Grossi in La sindrome di Stendhal (1996)
  • Thagnar in Prince Valiant (1997)
  • Nick Blanchard in Total Recall 2070 (1999)
  • King Ahasuerus in Esther (1999)
  • Gunther Wassner in U-571 (2000)
  • Vanni delle Rondini in I cavalieri che fecero l'impresa (2001)
  • Cap. Wilm Hosenfeld in The Pianist (2002)
  • Eli Damaskinos in Blade II (2002)
  • Max in 24 (2003)
  • Alcide Nikopol in Imortel (ad vitam) (2004)
  • Hermann Fegelein in Der Untergang (2004)
  • Major Cain in Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
  • Pope John Paul II in Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (2005)
  • Capt. Englehorn in King Kong (2005)
  • Mr. Smith in Next (2007)
  • Adolf Eichmann in Eichmann (2007)
  • Cross in Wanted (2008)
  • Major Otto Ernst Remer in Valkyrie (2008)


  • "That's great of course. I have a multi-picture deal which means I will not only appear in the 2nd part, but they're planning with me for a longer period of time. But I don't know details yet, they're keeping their cards close to their chest - top secret!"
  • "Oh yes, I was nervous! I was overprepared; then on the set I went up to Joss Whedon, who passes for a genius, and said 'this is my first day, this is huge, please have patience with me, I'm a bit nervous.' "
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