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Conrad Veidt

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Conrad Veidt
Hans Walter Konrad Weidt

(1893-01-22)22 January 1893
Died3 April 1943(1943-04-03) (aged 50)
Cause of deathHeart attack
Years active1917–1943
Spouse(s)Gussy Holl
(m. 1918–1922)
Felicitas Radke
(m. 1923–1932; 1 child)
Ilona Prager
(m. 1933–1943; his death)

Hans Walter Conrad Veidt (22 January 1893 – 3 April 1943) was a German actor. He best remembered for his roles in movies such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), The Man Who Laughs (1928), The Thief of Bagdad (1940), and in Casablanca (1942).

Veidt was against Nazism, and fled with his Jewish wife to the United Kingdom after Hitler had come to power in 1933. He moved to the United States in 1941.

Conrad Veidt died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack, aged 50.

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