Tom Wlaschiha

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Tom Wlaschiha
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Wlaschiha in 2013
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Thomas Wlaschiha

(1973-06-20) 20 June 1973 (age 47)
OccupationActor
Years active1995–present

Thomas Wlaschiha (born 20 June 1973) is a German actor and voice actor. [1] Internationally, he is known for his roles as Jaqen H'ghar in the second, fifth, and sixth seasons [2] of the TV series Game of Thrones , as well as Sebastian Berger in the TV series Crossing Lines .

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Life and career

Wlaschiha was born in Dohna, Bezirk Dresden, East Germany. When he was 17 years old, shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, he traveled to Agawam, Massachusetts, as an exchange student. He remained there for a year, acting in theater and studying English. [3] He also speaks French, Italian, and Russian.

Since 1998, he has played mostly supporting roles in numerous German and international TV and film productions. In his first leading role he portrayed Stephan in the 2000 gay milieu study No One Sleeps. [4] In August 2011, he was cast as the convict and assassin Jaqen H'ghar in Season 2 of the HBO fantasy TV series Game of Thrones , [5] and has reprised his role in Seasons 5 and 6, starting in 2015. For his performance in Game of Thrones he was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series by the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2016. Since 2013, he has been starring in the crime series Crossing Lines as Kommissar Sebastian Berger, a German police officer.

On stage, Wlaschiha has performed with the Theater Junge Generation in Dresden from 1996 until 2000, with the Schauspielhaus Zürich in 2002, and with the Schauspiel Frankfurt in 2003. As a voice actor, Wlaschiha is heard in film dubs, audiobooks, and commercials. For some of his international work (e.g., Game of Thrones), Wlaschiha dubs himself in German. [1]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1999Ich wünsch Dir LiebeNachbarTelevision film
2000No One SleepsStefan Hein
2001 Enemy at the Gates Soldier
Verliebte JungsOliverTelevision film
2002Die Nacht, in der ganz ehrlich überhaupt niemand Sex hatteStefanTelevision film
2003Fast perfekt verlobtNikas KollegeTelevision film
2004Pura vida IbizaFelix
2004 Die Stunde der Offiziere Hauptmann Axel von dem Bussche Television film documentary
BergkristallSchafhirt Philipp
2005 Icon Mercedes DriverTelevision film
Munich News Crew at Fürstenfeldbruck
2006 16 Blocks Bus Passenger
The Cloud Hannes
2007My Little BoyWolfgangShort film
Fürchte dich nichtLt. FalkTelevision film
2008Die GustloffBootsmannTelevision film
Brideshead Revisited Kurt
Krabat Hanzo
Valkyrie Communications Officer
2011 Christopher and His Kind Gerhardt NeddermayerTelevision film
Who's Watching WhoThomasShort film
Stilles TalOlli Reschke
Anonymous Captain of the Guard (uncredited)
Resistance Albrecht
2012Frisch gepresstChris
Mann kann, Frau erst rechtMoritz BlankTelevision film
2013Ohne Gnade!Baboo
Rush Harald Ertl
2014 Mr. Turner Prince Albert
2017Eltern und andere WahrheitenTorsten PfefferTelevision film
Berlin Falling Andreas
DobermannSirasShort film
2018I krig & kærlighedGerhard
2019 Saturday Fiction Saul Speyer
2020 Rose Island Wolfgang Rudy Neumann
TBAEscape to the SeaKarlPost production

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1995 Stubbe – Von Fall zu Fall KoschiEpisode 1.1: "Stubbes Erbschaft"
1996 Max Wolkenstein KaiEpisode 1.5: "Verbotene Liebe"
1997Mama ist unmöglichRicoEpisode 1.7: "Mama ahoi!"
1998 Der Fahnder Dieter FeldbergEpisode 8.5: "Direkt ins Herz"
2000 Die Cleveren JochenEpisode 2.2: "Der Rosenkavalier"
Tatort Lars KanteEpisode: "Das letzte Rodeo"
2000–2004 Die Rettungsflieger Feldwebel Torsten Biedenstedt14 episodes
2003 Die Sitte Bernd HorstenEpisode 1.2: "Auf gute Nachbarschaft"
Unser Charly RichyEpisode 8.2: "Charly sieht alles"
Im Namen des Gesetzes Tobias OrdingEpisode 3.8: "Todesspiel"
Küstenwache Felix KemperEpisode 6.12: "Entführung auf See"
Hallo Robbie! HorstEpisode 3.1: "In letzter Sekunde"
2004 Ein Fall für zwei Episode 24.2: "Mord aus Liebe"
2004, 2007, 2012 In aller Freundschaft Dr. Daniel Lohmann (season 7 & 9) / Julian Tessner (season 14; uncredited)4 episodes
2006 Unter den Linden – Das Haus Gravenhorst Hermann Pikeweit13 episodes
SOKO Wismar Jens HollingEpisode 3.8: "Halbe Volte"
Zwei Engel für AmorSebastian / Mann (uncredited)3 episodes
2007 GSG 9 – Ihr Einsatz ist ihr Leben WettingEpisode 1.9: "Abgewiesen"
Alarm für Cobra 11 Die Autobahnpolizei Nick WeissEpisode 22.6: "Stunde der Wahrheit"
2008Spoons
Unschuldig EndresEpisode 1.9: "Große Fische"
Die Patin – Kein Weg zurückLew
2009 Wilsberg Stefan WehnertEpisode 1.26: "Der Mann am Fenster"
Eine für alle Frauen können's besser Sebastian Vollenbrinck19 episodes
Ihr Auftrag, Pater Castell Thomas WelzEpisode 2.2: "Der Schatz des Kaufmanns"
2010 Der letzte Bulle Markus BreckwoldtEpisode 1.2: "Überlebenstraining"
The Deep Arkady4 episodes
The Sarah Jane Adventures Lt. KoenigEpisodes 4.9 and 4.10: "Lost in Time"
2011 Stuttgart Homicide Benedikt FahlEpisode 3.9: "Lavendeltod"
2012 Leipzig Homicide Episode 11.12: "Junggesellinnenabschied"
2012; 2015–2016 Game of Thrones Jaqen H'ghar 17 episodes (main seasons 5–6; recurring season 2)
2013–2015 Crossing Lines Sebastian Berger
2013 Agatha Christie's Poirot SchwartzEpisode 13.4: "The Labours of Hercules"
2014 Borgia Philip of Habsburg Episode 3.13: "1506"
2015 Tatort Thorsten RauschEpisode: "Borowski und die Kinder von Gaarden"
2017 Maigret Carl AndersonEpisode 2.1: "Maigret's Night at the Crossroads"
Schuld nach Ferdinand von Schirach Kommissar WeinhauerEpisode 2.2: "Anatomie"
DenglerMarius BrauerEpisode 1.3: "Die schützende Hand"
2018 Das Boot Hagen Forster
Thanks for the MemoriesJustin Beckmann
2019 Jack Ryan Max Schenkel4 episodes
TBA Stranger Things Dmitri

Theatre

YearPlayRoleVenue
1993SavedFredSchauspiel Leipzig
Year UnknownVolporeVoltoreSchauspiel Leipzig
1999 Drei Schwestern Tusenbachtjg, Dresden
1999 Bluthochzeit The Bridegroomtjg, Dresden
2000Faust ist totDonnyTiF, Dresden
2001Tartuffe (Molière)Valère Mecklenburg State Theatre, Schwerin
2001Engel der TankstelleMarshall Volksbühne, Berlin
2003Heinrich IVMortimer Schauspielhaus Zürich
2003KlinikMarkusSchauspielhaus Zürich
2005Maria Magdalena (Hebbel)Secretary Schauspiel Frankfurt
2006231 East 47th Street Andy Warhol Sophiensæle, Berlin
2007Das ist mein Bett (Franckh)PhillipWechselbad, Dresden
2007Der Freigeist (Schmitt)Denis DiderotWechselbad, Dresden
2008Frühling (Léhar)EwaldVolksbühne, Berlin
2009SalomeMaraboth Staatstheater Stuttgart

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