Conrad Veidt

1893 - 1943

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Hans Walter Conrad Veidt (; 22 January 1893 – 3 April 1943) was a German actor best remembered for his roles in the films Different from the Others (1919), The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), and The Man Who Laughs (1928). After a successful career in German silent films, where he was one of the best-paid stars of UFA, he and his new Jewish wife Ilona Prager were forced to leave Germany in 1933 after the Nazis came to power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Conrad Veidt has received more than 1,148,864 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Conrad Veidt is the 1,147th most popular actor (down from 911th in 2019), the 1,696th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,402nd in 2019) and the 35th most popular German Actor.

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Among actors, Conrad Veidt ranks 1,147 out of 10,030Before him are Martin Lawrence, Hiroyuki Sanada, Jim Caviezel, Thomas Kretschmann, Jaclyn Smith, and Bob Gunton. After him are Bridget Fonda, Debra Paget, Sterling Hayden, Cécile Aubry, Verónica Castro, and Jennifer Lawrence.

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Among people born in 1893, Conrad Veidt ranks 71Before him are Dorothy L. Sayers, Carl Værnet, Wilhelm Zaisser, Raymond Dart, Battista Farina, and Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz. After him are Bill Tilden, Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, Gaston Julia, Merian C. Cooper, Dragiša Cvetković, and Roman Ingarden. Among people deceased in 1943, Conrad Veidt ranks 54Before him are Kurt Huber, R. G. Collingwood, Pavel Milyukov, Abdelaziz of Morocco, Takeda Sōkaku, and Johann Trollmann. After him are Hanns Heinz Ewers, Ernst Linder, Charlotte Salomon, Ruth Belville, Nordahl Grieg, and Yekaterina Budanova.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Conrad Veidt ranks 1,696 out of 5,289Before him are Carl Oberg (1897), Martin Lawrence (1965), Gottfried Böhm (1920), Franz Ernst Neumann (1798), Thomas Kretschmann (1962), and Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (1876). After him are Carl Ludwig (1816), William Ernest, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1876), Karl von Piloty (1826), Uri Avnery (1923), Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765), and Hanns Heinz Ewers (1871).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Conrad Veidt ranks 35Before him are Karin Schubert (1944), Lilli Palmer (1914), Anne Wiazemsky (1947), Diane Kruger (1976), Martin Lawrence (1965), and Thomas Kretschmann (1962). After him are Barbara Bouchet (1943), Walter Gotell (1924), Otto Sander (1941), Angela Winkler (1944), Ernst Busch (1900), and Erdoğan Atalay (1966).

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