Conrad Veidt (1893 - 1943)


Conrad Veidt in Casablanca.

Film Deaths Edit

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) (1920) [Cesare]: Falls to his death while being chased by the townspeople; his body is then brought to Werner Krauss' office. (It's later revealed that the entire story had been Frederic Faher's delusion; the real "conrad" survives) (Thanks to Grde and Tommy)
  • Lady Hamilton (1921) [Lord Nelson]: Shot to death during the battle of Trafalgar (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Willliam Tell (Wilhelm Tell) (1923) [Herman Gessler]: Shot to death with an arrow by Hans Marr. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • The Student of Prague (Der Student von Prag; The Man Who Cheated Death) (1926) [Balduin]: Dies when he kills his reflection (which had magically come to life as a human being)
  • The Last Performance (1927) [Erick the Great]: Commits suicide by stabbing himself after confessing to murder Leslie Fenton.
  • Rasputin, Demon with Women (Rasputin Daemon der Fauen) (1932) [Rasputin]: Presumably Poisoned shot and beaten by assassins then drowned after being thrown into a river (I haven't seen this movie myself, so I don't know it it depicts Rasputin's death or not)
  • The Wandering Jew (1933) [Matathias]: Burned at the stake.
  • Power (Jew Suss) (1934) [Joseph 'Jew Suss' Oppenheimer]: Executed by hanging (Note: This version which treats the character sympathetically is not to be confused with the 1940 propaganda film Jew Suss).
  • Spy in Black (U-boat 29) (1939) [Captain Hardt]: Drowned when the ship he had boarded is sunk by his own submarine. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Escape (1940) [General Kurt Von Kolb]: Dies of a heart attack during a confrontation with Norma Shearer. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • The Thief of Bagdad (1940) [Jaffar of Bagdad]: Shot with an arrow by Sabu, causing Conrad to fall off his flying horse. (Thanks to Prof)
  • A Woman's Face (1941) [Torsten Barring]: Shot in the back by Joan Crawford during a sleigh ride chase, his body then slips into the falls.
  • All Through the Night (1942) [Franz Ebbing]: Killed in an explosion after his speedboat crashes, after Humphrey Bogart diverts it's course and jumps overboard to safety.
  • Casablanca (1942) [Major Heinrich Strasser]: Shot in the chest by Humphrey Bogart when Conrad attempts to alert the other Nazis about Paul Henreid's escape. (Thanks to Betty)
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