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Conrad Veidt

Conrad Veidt's biography

Conrad Veidt is 50 years old actor born at Berlin. He was born on Sunday 22nd of January 1893. He is often nicknamed as ConnieConnyKing of the Gooseflesh. According to year of birth 1893 he belongs to Lost Generation. Birthday on 22nd of January means he is Aquarius. Aquarius is an Airy sign. They are smart thinkers, social, communicative, independent and intelligent people.

He is citizen of United Kingdom. His primary profession is to be actor. You can know him also as film actor, stage actor. He is recently known as film director.

Conrad Veidt's family

Conrad Veidt's ex spouse

Gussy Holl

Conrad Veidt and Gussy Holl have been together since 1918 for 4 years. She is known as actor. His ex spouse was born on Wednesday 22nd of February 1888 in Frankfurt am Main. His ex spouse died on Saturday 16th of July 1966 in Salzburg. Gussy Holl was 73 years old, when this happened.

Conrad Veidt's career

His main focus is to be actor.

How did Conrad Veidt die

He died on on Saturday 3rd of April 1943 when he was 50 years old at Hollywood. Conrad Veidts death was caused by heart attack. It happend like natural causes.

What Conrad Veidt has done for a first time

  • Veidt's first works for theater go back to the year 1913, first appearances in movies go back to the year 1916.
  • He starred in the very first film about LGBTQ rights ever made, "Anders als die Anderen" (1919.

Conrad Veidt's Donations

  • When Britain went to war, Veidt (an anti-Nazi and British citizen) gave most of his estate to the war effort. He also donated a large portion of the salary from each of his movies to the British war relief, as well.

Conrad Veidt's quotes

  • [1920s, to biographer Paul Ickes] What do you want? They'll just say, "He's only a movie actor!"
  • [about his role in A Woman's Face (1941)] I'm Lucifer in a tuxedo!
  • It is precisely as if I am possessed by some other spirit when I enter on a new task of acting, as though something within me presses a switch and my own consciousness merges into some other, greater, more vital being.
  • [on The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)] No matter what roles I play, I can't get Caligari out of my system.
  • [on "Caligari"] It was undoubtedly an outstanding milestone in my career. Before this film I had been known only in Germany. "Caligari" introduced me to audiences throughout the Continent. That meant a lot to me.

Conrad Veidt's body shape

Lets describe how Conrad Veidt looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.