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Connie and Otto
Conrad Veidt: The dashing German superstar left his homeland in 1933 with his Jewish wife, first settling in England and then in 1941 coming to the U.S., where he excelled in playing elegantly ruthless, steely-eyed Nazis, most notably as Rick Blaine's nemesis, Maj. Heinrich Strasser in 1942's "Casablanca." He also starred in 1942's "Nazi Agent" as twins -- one a sweet bookstore owner in the U.S., the other a vicious Nazi who is the leader of a spy ring.
Otto Preminger: Though the bald-pated Preminger is best known for directing such classics as "Laura" and "Man With the Golden Arm," he also acted on stage and film. A Jewish emigre, who was born in the Austro-Hungarian empire, he first played a villainous Nazi in the play "Margin for Error." He brought his arrogant Nazi act to the silver screen in 1942's "The Pied Piper" and the 1943 Bob Hope comedy "They Got Me Covered." His most famous Nazi portrayal was in Billy Wilder's 1953 classic "Stalag 17," in which he played the merciless camp commandant Oberst von Scherbach.
Pictured: Otto Preminger