Born September 11, 1917, Herbert Lom made his film debut in the Czech film Zena pod krízem
(1937) and played supporting and, occasionally, lead roles. His career picked up in the 1940s and he played, among other roles, Napoleon Bonaparte in The Young Mr. Pitt
(1942) (and, again, in War and Peace
(1956)). In a rare starring role, Lom played ...
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