Thomas Kretschmann
Thomas Kretschmann
Character(s) Kurt Brynildson
Date of Birth September 8, 1962
Origin Dessau, East Germany (now Germany)
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Thomas Kretschmann (September 8th, 1962) 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), and King Kong (2005), among others. He has three children, Nicolas, Stella and Sascha with his ex-girlfriend Lena.

In ABC's The River, he stars as Kurt Brynildson, a hired gun brought on to protect the crew from the jungle threats.