Date of Birth:
22 January 1893
Conrad Veidt played in 10 movies in the Drama, Horror, Fantasy, Adventure, History, Romance, Music, Family, Thriller, War genres.
Conrad Veidt got succeed with average imdb rating 7.4.
Daughter, with Radke, Viola Vera Veidt (b. 8/10/1925).
Bob Kane, creator of Batman, used Veidt's appearance in The Man Who Laughs (1928) as an early model on which to base the appearance of "The Joker".
He died of a heart attack while playing golf (8th hole) at the Riviera Country Club, Los Angeles, California. He was playing with Arthur Field of MGM and his personal physician, Dr. Bergman, who pronounced him dead at the scene.
He had long been known in German theatrical circles as a staunch anti-Nazi. His activities came under the scrutiny of the Gestapo, and a decision was made to assassinate him. Veidt found out about the plot, and managed to escape Germany before the Nazi death squad found him.
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