Mark Waschke Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 May, 2018
Facts of Mark Waschke
Date of Birth: 1972 , March-10
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 6 Feet
Name Mark Waschke
Birth Name Mark Waschke
Nationality German
Birth Place/City Wattenscheid, Germany
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color white
Education Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts
Awards Best Actor leading role at Roma Fiction Fest
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Mark Waschke is a German actor who made his big screen debut in 2005 and has appeared in several popular movies and television series since then. Some of his notable works include The City Below, Buddenbrooks, Generation War and Summer WindowHe gained international fame after appearing in the German science fiction thriller web series, Dark, portraying the role, Noah. His brilliant performances have not only helped him to earn name and fame but also several honors and awards including Bavarian Film Awards, Prize for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and German Actors Award                  

Early Life And Education Of Mark Waschke

Mark Waschke was born on March 10, 1972, in Wattenscheid, Germany. His father was a surgeon and mother was a nurse. He holds German nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity/race. His family moved to Friedrichsthal when Waschke's dad accepted an offer to be a head surgeon at a hospital in Sulzbach, Saarland.

CAPTION: Mark Waschke SOURCE: Berliner Morgenpost

As a result of Waschke's keen interest in acting, he joined the local children's theater and later an amateur theater group. In 1991, Mark moved to Berlin and began to study philosophy, which he broke off for acting. Between 1995 to 1999 he studied acting at Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Mark Waschke's Career And Awards

Waschke was a regular staff member of Berlin theater company Schaubuhne under Thomas Ostermeier from 1999 to 2008, who described his as "a good-looking, virile actor", and take full responsibility for his play.          

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At Schaubuhne he played the lead roles in the plays such as Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and William Shakespeare's Macbeth. 

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Waschke has appeared in the television series and films since 2005 and some of them are Buddenbrroks, directed by Heinrich Breloer, Summer Window, directed by Hendrick Handloegten, The City Below, directed by Christoph Hochhusler, and Generation War, directed by Philipp Kadelbach.

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He has been a regular member in Tatort series since 2009, playing detective Robert Karow in 2015. 


Waschke has won the award for Prize for Best Actor leading role at Roma Fiction Fest and Bavarian Film Awards for Best Actor in Habermann. He was also awarded the Franz-Hofer-Prize and has won the German Actors Award.

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Mark Waschke's Net Worth

Waschke has been a part of several popular movies and TV series and has earned a decent amount of money. If we believe the sources, his net worth is estimated to be around $3 million but it is not an official figure. 

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Mark Waschke's Personal Life

Waschke is quite secretive when it comes to his personal life. However, a couple of gossip mongers claimed that Waschke is a married man. He, however, has not revealed any information related to his wife to the media. 

CAPTION: Mark Waschke SOURCE: Die Welt

The source added that the couple is blessed with two children; a son and a daughter. He also not active on social media.