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Conrad Veidt

Conrad Veidt (full name Hans Walter Conrad Weidt) was a German actor. He was born January 22, 1893 in Potsdam, Germany and died April 3, 1943 in Hollywood, California, USA. Though never exactly a superstar, in the 27 years between 1916 and his death, he managed to act in well over 100 movies, some of them classics, such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) or Casablanca (1942). In addition, his starring role in the The Man Who Laughs was the inspiration for Batman's greatest enemy, The Joker.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Conrad Veidt Facts

Birth NameHans Walter Conrad Veidt
BirthdayJanuary 22, 1893
BirthplacePotsdam, Germany
Date of deathApril 3, 1943 (age 50)
Height6' 3" (1m91)  How tall is Conrad Veidt compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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