Hans Walter Conrad Veidt was a very popular German actor. Conrad Veidt was born in Berlin, Germany. He was the son of Amalie Marie and Phillip Heinrich Veidt. He married thrice. First, he married to Augusta Holl, known as Gussy on 18 June 1918. After some time, they got divorced. His second wife was Felicitas Radke; they married in 1923. They have a daughter named Vera Viola Maria. Her last wife was a Hungarian Jew called Lily. They married in 1933 and lived together until death. During World War 1, Veidt was conscripted into the German Army. In 1915, he took part in the battle of Warsaw. Later, he applied to the theatre. He has to be evacuated to a hospital on the Baltic Sea because of jaundice. As his condition had not improved, the army allows him to join theatre. In 1916, he was reexamined and seems unfit for service, and given full discharge in January 1917. From 1916, he appeared in numerous films. Some of his memorable movies were The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), The Man Who Laugh (1928), Casablance (1942), and much more.

His first debut was The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari in 1920. Veidt also appeared in others silent horror movie such as The Hands of Orlac in 1924, directed by Robert Wiene, The Student of Prague in 1926 and in Waxworks in 1924 in which he played the role of Ivan the Terrible. He made a move to Hollywood in the late 1920s. He did few Hollywood films, but because of difficulty in speaking English, he returned to Germany. By 1941, he and his wife had moved to California. He gave his life savings to the British government to help finance the war effort. In U.S., he starred in few movies such as George Cukor’s A Woman’s Face (1941), Nazi Agent in 1942, etc. Some of his memorable and famous movies are The Story of Dida Ibsen, Madness, Longing, Lady Hamilton, Destiny, A Man’s Past, The Last Performance, Escape, and A Woman’s Face, Nazi Agent, Above Suspicion and many others. His best known Hollywood role was as Major Heinrich Strasser in Casablanca in 1942. In 1943, when he was aged fifty, he died due to the heart attack. He lent his fortune to the British Government and donated large amounts of his film salaries to help with the British war effort.

Colm Feore English Actor

Colm Feore

Colm Feore is a Canadian- American television, film, and a stage actor. Some of his most successful performances were in the movies The Sum of All Fears, The Chronicles of Riddick, Pearl Harbor and much more. Feore was born on 22nd August 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was born to an Irish Family in Ireland. His family moved to Boston in his early life. But after some time, his family moved to Windsor, Ontario, where he was raised. He grew up and Canada and after completing his secondary education, he went to Ridley’s College, Ontario. After that, he went to the National Theatre School of Canada, Montreal and later he also attended the University of Windsor, Ontario. Feore started his acting career by becoming the member of the North America’s largest acting company theater named Acting Company of the Stanford Festival of Canada. Feore learned bits of leading roles like those of Hamlet, Cyrano, Romeo and Richard III at Stanford. After working in some theater shows, Feore appeared in many productions. He played the role of Fagin in Oliver. He also appeared in Don Juan. He performed in a leading role in the year 2009. He appeared in the play named Cyrano de Bergerac and portrayed the role of Cyrano. Later, he also played the lead role in the play, Macbeth. In 2014, he played the role of Lear in the play, King Lear. Most of his plays were performed at the Stanford Festival Theater. After working in theaters, Feore appeared in many television series in Canada. One of his most successful performances was in the show Trudeau. The show was a television mini-series. The series aired in 2002 and was about the life of a former Canadian Prime Minister. The show aired on CBC Television and received a lot of appreciation from both the Critics and the viewers. Feore’s performance was so good that he even won the Best Performance in a Leading Role category at Gemini Award. In 1993, he appeared in a movie named Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould. He played the role of Glenn Gould in the movie. He played the role of Martin Ward in the super-hit movie, Bon Cop, Bad Cop. After appearing in some Canadian movies, he returned to the Canadian television series. He appeared in the famous Canadian Television series named Sings and Arrows. He portrayed the role of a crazy executive imposter. The show was a great hit and was even featured on the Sundance Channel. After moving to the United States, Feore appeared in many television series and American movies. He is known for his role as a supporting actor in many Hollywood movies which include The Sum of All Fears, The Chronicles of Riddick, Pearl Harbor, and Paycheck. In 1999, he played the role of an ancient wizard named Andre Linoge in the movie Strom of the Century. He also appeared in the movie, Thor. He also appeared in the 2014 television series, Gotham in which he played the role of Dr. Francis Dulmacher. He played the role of Henry Taylor in the seventh season of 24. For his contribution to the Canadian Film Industry, he was declared as Canada’s Officer of the Order in 2013.


Corey Feldman

The well-known actor-cum-singer Corey Scott Feldman is of American descent. He was born on July 16, 1971, in Los Angeles, California. Feldman's father was an owner of a talent agency which helped in modeling children's careers. Thus, Feldman, starting with his career in a McDonald's commercial at the age of three, wanton to appear in over 100 television commercials and on the 50 television series along with some well-known movies. Feldman had his breakthrough with features in some highly successful movies in a row. Beginning with Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) which is still one of the most renowned movies of Hollywood cinema, he starred in Joe Dante’s comedy-horror film Gremlins (1984), Richard Donner’s adventure-cum-comedy venture The Goonies (1985), and Wil Wheaton starrer comedy-drama film Stand By Me (1986). In 1987, Feldman made an appearance in The Lost Boys with Corey Haim. This pairing was later famed as "The Two Coreys” and the two actors together starred in several movies together like License to Drive (1988) and Dream a Little Dream (1989). Feldman also appeared alongside Tom Hanks in the movie The ‘Burbs (1989). His acting career came to a hiatus due to his personal drug issues. Later, Feldman began to re-establish his life and career by working in several lesser-known films, He made his return to the big screen with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III by voicing Donatello, and also starred in the famous film Tales From The Crypt Presents: Bordello of Blood. He and his friend Corey Haim continued working on independent films. Feldman directed his first and only motion picture in 1996 called ‘Busted,’ in which, Corey Haim played the lead role. On television, Feldman starred in the CBS series Dweebs in the 1990s. Later, in 1999, he appeared in the successful television series The Crow: Stairway to Heaven. Feldman’s music ventures began with his first album called, Love Left. In the 1990s, Feldman released his second album titled Still Searching for Soul, with his band called, Corey Feldman's Truth Movement.2002, Feldman then went on to released a solo album entitled Former Child Actor. Feldman also released his first memoir in 2013, called Coreyography. The book is known for giving intrinsic details of his early life as a child actor, journeying up to the death of his best friend, Corey Haim. It is also said to be discussing his life struggles with drug addiction and his victimisation by Hollywood pedophilia. Feldman took to the internet in 2014 and started hosting a show called Corey’s Angels Talk Live on battlecam.com. Feldman married actress Vanessa Marcil in 1989. The couple divorced in 1993. Later, after meeting actress and model Susie Sprague in 2002, the couple married later that year, on television in the final episode of The Surreal Life. The couple split after seven years of marriage, and their divorce became legalised in 2014. Feldman is known to be an advocate for animal rights and welfare. He has adhered to be a vegan since at the age of 13. For his dedication and sincerity towards animal rights, he was presented with the Paws of Fame Award by the Wildlife Way Station.

Corey Feldman English Actor