Everyone who is a fan of Netflix Series Dark might admire the character of Noah from the show. The character was able to grab the attention of every viewer worldwide. It is all possible due to the incredible performance given by Mark Waschke, who played an essential role in bringing this character to life. His phenomenal acting in the show made him famous all over the globe.
Who is Mark Waschke?
|Full Name:||Mark Waschke|
|Best known for:||Acting|
|Date of Birth:||10th March 1972|
|Height:||6 feet 1 inch|
|Current Age:||48 years old (as of 2020)|
|Birth Place:||Wattenscheid, Bochum, Germany|
|Siblings:||Two Brothers (name unknown)|
|Children:||a son and a daughter (name unknown)|
|Net worth:||$3 million (approx.)|
Mark Waschke is a German theatre, television, and film actor born on 10th March 1972 in Wattenscheid, Bochum, Germany. Currently, he is 48 years old. Mark is the second son among the three sons living in Wattenscheid. Waschke’s father was a surgeon, and his mother worked as a nurse. He has a birth sign of Pisces. Being a German by nationality, Waschke holds a mixed ethnicity.
Mark Waschke has a decent body where he stands tall at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85m) and weighs about 76 kilograms. Mark’s hair color is light brown and has brown colored eyes. These combinations make Mark one of the handsome actors in Germany.
After Waschke’s father got a job as the head of surgery in 1980 at a hospital in Sulzbach, a small town in Germany, the family shifted to Friedrichsthal, north of Sulzbach. In the new city, he became a part of a children’s theatre and later joined the amateur theatre group.
For his further studies, Waschke moved to Berlin in 1990, where he started studying philosophy. He began his study just after he completed his mandatory civil service. Since Mark had his interest mostly in acting, he left his studies to focus on his career in acting. For four years from 1995 to 1999, Waschke learned acting in Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Since 1999, Waschke started to appear in the plays Berlin Schaub?hne?Theatre Company. He was a regular staff member at the theatre until 2008. He used to give his full devotion towards the play that made the German theatre director describe him as ?a good-looking, virile actor who takes full responsibility for his play and display of emotional diversity.? At the Berlin Schaub?hne, he portrayed the lead roles in the plays such as William Shakespeare’s?Macbeth?and?Tennessee Williams??Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
After getting a glimpse of his performance at the Schaub?hne?Theatre, many other German directors invited him to feature on their plays as well. In 2006, German film director Andreas Dresen made Waschke perform in his play Kasimir und Karoline?by??d?n von Horv?th at Deutsches Theater Berlin. After three years, in 2009, he also appeared in Georg B?chner?s Leonce and Lena, directed by Jan Bosse, at?Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin.
Waschke appeared in the famous German crime drama series Tatrot since 2009 and gained a permanent role as Detective Robert Karow in 2015. He has been playing in several television shows and films like Buddenbrooks?(2008),?Habermann?(2010),?The City Below?(2011),?Fenster zum Sommer?(2011), Generation War?(2013), Barbara (2012), and &ME (2013). He became an actor of interest to the international audience for his role as Noah in the famous German Netflix Original Series Dark (2017-2020).
In the 2013/14 season, Waschke rejoined the Schaub?hne?Theatre. He stated that acting on a theatre stage is a mental and physical need, not only because it does not get interrupted in filming but also ?for a different kind of responsibility, for oneself, the role, the play, the great ritual, which at best doesn?t only do something for the audience […]. In a rare moment, it becomes a utopia.?
|2010||The City Below|
|2011||Fenster zum Sommer|
|2014||Die Seelen im Feuer|
|2019||Many Happy Returns|
Waschke’s deep interest in acting paid off. Since the beginning of his career, he took theater acting seriously. Due to his seriousness, he got rewarded with several of the most prestigious awards. The awards that received until now are listed below:
- Best actor for his role in Habermann (2009) at the Bavarian Film Awards.
- Best actor in a leading role (2009) at Roma Fiction Fest.
- Franz-Hofer Prize (2012)
- German Actors Award (2013)
However, he only received a couple of nominations for his wondrous works. Waschke was nominated for his best acting performance on Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2007) at Der Faust award and Best actor at Deutscher Fernsehpreis.
Being a professional actor, Mark might be earning a tremendous amount of money. Waschke’s estimated net worth is about $3 million. It might not be the same figure as his net worth, as it is based on assumption and not an official model. The media is still unknown about his annual salary yet. But the investigation is going on.
Mark Waschke tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend. But he hasn’t disclosed details regarding the wedding to the media yet. He liked to maintain distance from the limelight, media, and paparazzi when it comes to his personal life. Waschke is so secretive that he hasn’t even disclosed the name and profession of his wife. Even their wedding date remains secret to the public.
The couple is blessed with two children. They have a son and a daughter. Also, their name is unknown.
Mark Waschke on Social Media
The Dark actor is active on Instagram only. According to some reports, Waschke joined Instagram recently. Till now, he has got about 21.4 k fan followers. Since he is new on Instagram, he has only posted fewer photos of himself.
Mark Waschkess Instagram Profile: https://www.instagram.com/mark_waschke