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Reinhard Heydrich (1904–1942)

Reinhard Heydrich began his career as an officer in the post-World War I German navy. He was dishonorably discharged after becoming involved in an illicit love affair. The young woman became pregnant, but instead of marrying her, Heydrich met and soon got engaged to Lina von Osten. In 1930 Heydrich, now unemployed, was persuaded by his wife to join... See full bio »

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 1935 Triumph of the Will (Documentary)
Himself - Views SS Parade with Other Officers by Hitler's Car
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 2010 Hitler's Bodyguard (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Hitler's Dangerous Train Journeys (2010) ... Himself
- Night of the Long Knives (2010) ... Himself
- Kill the New Chanchellor (2010) ... Himself
 2010 Nazi Hunters (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Nazi Gruppenführer
- Killing Reinhardt Heydrich (2010) ... Himself - Nazi Gruppenführer
 2009 Apocalypse: The Second World War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- L'embrasement (2009) ... Himself (as Heydrich)
 2006 Revealed (TV Series documentary)
- Hitler's Private World (2006) ... Himself
 2003 Hexen - Magie, Mythen und die Wahrheit (TV Series documentary)
- Walpurgisnacht (2003) ... Himself
 2002 Gladiators of World War II (TV Series documentary)
- Special Operations Executive (2002) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1998 Nazis: The Occult Conspiracy (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1998 The Third Reich, in Color (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)
- The Holocaust Secret ... Himself (uncredited)
- Hitler's Secrets ... Himself (uncredited)
 1997 The Nazis: A Warning from History (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1995 The Last Days of World War II (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1993 L'oeil de Vichy (Documentary)
 1987 Weapons of the Spirit (Documentary)
Himself - Meets Vichy Officials (uncredited)
 1977 Hitler, a Career (Documentary)
 1973 The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1969 The Sorrow and the Pity (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1955 Night and Fog (Documentary short)
Himself - Behind Hitler (uncredited)

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3 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 11 Portrayals | See more »

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We must work on ourselves. We must anchor and maintain the eternal foundations of the ideology transmitted to us by The Leader [Adolf Hitler] in unprecedented self-discipline. To protect our Folk, we must be hard on our enemies even at the risk of hurting individual enemies from time to time, and being criticized for our unrestrained brutality from otherwise well-meaning people. No one will ... See more »


In 1895, 9 years before he was born, his father, Bruno Heydrich, a composer, wrote an opera, the lead character of which was to provide the inspiration for his first name - its ironic title was "Reinhard's Crime". See more »


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