Hans Walter Konrad Weidt
22 January 1893
|Died||3 April 1943 (aged 50)|
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
(m. 1923–1932; 1 child)
(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.
References[change | change source]
- Conrad Veidt: The Cinema's Master. The Conrad Veidt Society
- Conrad Veidt Archived 2011-03-09 at the Wayback Machine. A History of Horror
Other websites[change | change source]
- Conrad Veidt on IMDb
- Conrad Veidt at the TCM Movie Database
- Conrad Veidt at Find a Grave
- Pictures Archived 2005-04-05 at the Wayback Machine of Conrad Veidt.
- Conrad Veidt - The German-Hollywood Connection
- Pictures of Conrad Veidt
- The Conrad Veidt Home Page
- Conrad Veidt Biography Archived 2010-03-28 at the Wayback Machine