"Joker" Was Based On This True Story of an Unhinged Man

Creepy Conrad

The true story of the Joker begins in Germany back in the 1800s. Born in Berlin in the year 1893, a child named Conrad Veidt was an ambitious and excitable young man. He wanted to become a surgeon one day, though not for long. In high school, he became infatuated with acting as a career and dropped out to pursue a life in the limelight...


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