Conrad Veidt, 50, dies while playing golf (4-3-43)

The Pittsburgh Press (April 4, 1943)

Conrad Veidt dies while playing golf


Hollywood, California (UP) – (April 3)
Conrad Veidt, 50, veteran stage and screen actor, died of a heart attack while playing golf late today.

Veidt was best known for his villain portrayals and more recently had been featured as a German Army officer. He was born in Germany but became a British subject 10 years ago.

He is survived by his wife Lily, who lived with him here, and a daughter, Viola, 16, now in Switzerland.


A Dark Corners Reviews video on him, focusing on his role in The Man Who Laughs:

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“Major Strasser” in Cassblanca. One of the antinazis playing nazis in hollywood.