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Thomas Kretschmann

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Thomas Kretschmann (pronounced [ˈtoːmas ˈkʁɛtʃman]; born 8 September 1962) is a German actor who has appeared in many European and American films. His notable roles include Lieutenant Hans von Witzland in Stalingrad (1993), Hauptmann Wilm Hosenfeld in The Pianist (2002), Hermann Fegelein in Downfall (2004), Captain Englehorn in King Kong (2005), Major Otto Remer in Valkyrie (2008), the voice of Professor Z in Cars 2 (2011), and as the journalist Jürgen Hinzpeter in A Taxi Driver (2017). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Kretschmann has received more than 2,959,410 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Thomas Kretschmann is the 1,047th most popular actor (up from 1,144th in 2019), the 1,535th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,694th in 2019) and the 30th most popular German Actor.

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  • 36

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  • 6.26

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  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Thomas Kretschmann ranks 1,047 out of 9,996Before him are Carmen Salinas, Christiane Martel, Jaclyn Smith, Rick Moranis, Bernard Blier, and Olympia Dukakis. After him are Stephen Fry, Lee Grant, Dick York, Song Hye-rim, Ashton Kutcher, and Rosanna Arquette.

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Among people born in 1962, Thomas Kretschmann ranks 40Before him are Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Axl Rose, Matthew Broderick, Antony Blinken, Viktor Tsoi, and Kelly Preston. After him are Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Christiane F., Gabe Newell, Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Alessandra Mussolini, and Marcia Cross.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Thomas Kretschmann ranks 1,535 out of 6,142Before him are Tarkan (1972), Princess Charlotte of Württemberg (1807), Ferdinand Ries (1784), Erich Naumann (1905), Ernst Engel (1821), and Walter Warlimont (1894). After him are Hemma (800), Christoph Scheiner (1575), Conrad Celtes (1459), Carl Schuhmann (1869), Peter Minuit (1589), and Johann Jacob Schweppe (1740).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Thomas Kretschmann ranks 30Before him are Erika Mann (1905), Elke Sommer (1940), Anne Wiazemsky (1947), Luise Rainer (1910), Diane Kruger (1976), and Michael Fassbender (1977). After him are Countess Marie Larisch von Moennich (1858), Christiane F. (1962), Kurt Gerron (1897), Conrad Veidt (1893), Ernst Busch (1900), and Erdoğan Atalay (1966).

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