Tom Wlaschiha - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 3, 2022

Tom Wlaschiha
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Stranger Things (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $800K

Personal Details

Born on : June 20, 1973 (age 49)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Thomas Wlaschiha
Birth Place: Dohna, Dresden, Germany
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Stefan Wlaschiha (brother)

Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Czech, German)
Nationality: German


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.84 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Grey
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Tom Wlaschiha?

Tom Wlaschiha is an actor by profession and German by nationality. He is best known for starring in the TV series Game of Thrones, Stranger Things, Crossing Lines, Jack Ryan.

Tom Wlaschiha – Age, Parents, Siblings

Tom Wlaschiha was born on 20 June 1973 in Dohna, Dresden, East Germany (then communist). His full name is Thomas Wlaschiha while the name of his mother, father, and their profession is publicly unknown. His parents raised him alongside a sibling- a brother named Stefan Wlaschiha.

Tom, Stefan Wlaschiha with their mother in 2016 (top) and father in 2020 (bottom) (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Shortly after the fall of the Berlin wall, at the age of 17, Tom Wlaschiha moved to Agawam, Massachusetts, USA as an exchange student.  There he studied for a year in high school. His ethnicity includes Czech and German.

Tom Wlaschiha – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Currently, Tom Wlaschiha is believed to be a single man. There are no records of his past relationships, girlfriend, or dating history. In addition, he has never been married and is without a wife or children. Rumors of divorce are out of context for the couple.

Tom Wlaschiha – Career

Early Days

While an exchange student in the US, Wlaschiha was introduced to theatre. As he played characters in school theater productions, his interest and passion to pursue a career as an actor were solidified. After returning back to Germany, he began his career.

Tom Wlaschiha’s debut screen role was in an episode of TV series Stubbe - Von Fall zu Fall (1995) as Koschi. He went on to appear in the TV series Wolkenstein (1997), Die Cleveren (2000), Vice Squad (2003), The Air Rescue Team (2000-2004), Unter den Linden - Das Haus Gravenhorst (2006), Eine für alle - Frauen können's besser (2009), In aller Freundschaft (2012-2014), Crossing Lines (2013-2015), to name a few. In the meantime, he also starred in the films No One Sleeps (2000), Pura vida Ibiza (2004), The Cloud (2006), Brideshead Revisited (2008), Rush (2013), etc.

Tom Wlaschiha, Maisie Williams in Game of Thrones (Image: Making Game of Thrones)

Films, Series

Finally, in 2012, Wlaschiha was cast as Jaqen H'ghar in the TV series Game of Thrones which is his breakthrough role. He played the character for a total of 17 episodes, until 2016. Since then Tom Wlaschiha has starred in the films Berlin Falling (2017), In Love and War (2018), Saturday Fiction (2019), Rose Island (2020), Hilma, Escape to the Sea, etc.

Moreover, he has portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series Maigret (2017), Shades of Guilt (2017), Dengler (2017), Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2019), Das Boot (2018-2022), Stranger Things (2022), Last Light (2022), among others.

Also, he worked in theater productions from 1993 to 2009.  Wlaschiha has also dubbed films and series in the German language.

Tom Wlaschiha in Stranger Things (Image: NetFlix)


On the set of Stranger Things, Tom Wlaschiha has starred alongside Nikola Duricko, Jamie Campbell Bower, Joesph Quinn, Grace Van Dien, Mason Dye.

Tom Wlaschiha – Awards, Nominations

In 2015, for his work in Game of Thrones, Wlaschiha was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

Tom Wlaschiha – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Wlaschiha is estimated at around $800k while the figure on his annual income is unknown.

Tom Wlaschiha – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Wlaschiha is active on Instagram but seems to be absent from Twitter and Facebook.

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