Herbert Lom (1917–2012)

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Herbert Lom was born on September 11, 1917 as Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru into an aristocratic family living in genteel poverty. His incredibly long surnames led him to select the shortest surname he could find extant ("Lom") and adopt it as his own, professionally. He made his film debut in the Czech film Woman Below the... See full bio »

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Known For

The Dead Zone Dr. Sam Weizak
Spartacus Tigranes Levantus
A Shot in the Dark Charles Dreyfus


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 2004-2007 Marple (TV Series)
Jason Rafiel / Augustin Dufosse
- Miss Marple: Nemesis (2007) ... Jason Rafiel (voice, uncredited)
 1994 The Detectives (TV Series)
Van der Dyck
- Dutch Cops (1994) ... Van der Dyck
 1993 Son of the Pink Panther
Police Commisioner Charles Dreyfus
 1991 The Pope Must Diet
Vittorio Corelli
 1991 The Sect
Moebius Kelly
 1989 Ten Little Indians
General Romensky
 1989 River of Death
Col. Ricardo Diaz
 1988 Skeleton Coast
 1987 Going Bananas
Captain Mackintosh
 1987 Master of Dragonard Hill
Le Farge
 1987 Scoop (TV Movie)
The Journey - Baldwin
 1986 Whoops Apocalypse
Gen. Mosquera
 1985 King Solomon's Mines
Colonel Bockner
 1984 Memed My Hawk
Ali Safa Bey
 1984 Lace (TV Mini Series)
Monsieur Chardin
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Monsieur Chardin
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Monsieur Chardin
 1983 The Dead Zone
Dr. Sam Weizak
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther
Chief Insp. Charles LaRousse Dreyfus
 1982 Trail of the Pink Panther
Chief Insp. Charles Dreyfus
 1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Dr. Görtler
- I Have Been Here Before (1982) ... Dr. Görtler
 1981 Peter and Paul (TV Movie)
 1980 Hopscotch
Mikhail Yaskov
 1980 The Man with Bogart's Face
Mr. Zebra
 1979 The Lady Vanishes
Dr. Egon Hartz
 1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther
Chief Insp. Charles Dreyfus
 1977 Charleston
Inspector Watkins
 1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Charles Dreyfus
 1975 The Return of the Pink Panther
Chief Insp. Charles Dreyfus
 1974 Ten Little Indians
Dr. Armstrong
 1974 Dark Places
 1973 And Now the Screaming Starts!
Henry Fengriffen
 1972/I Asylum
Byron (segment "Mannikins of Horror")
 1971 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
- Highest Castle, Deepest Grave (1971) ... Mondrago
 1971 Murders in the Rue Morgue
Rene Marot
 1970 Dorian Gray
Henry Wotton
 1970 Count Dracula
Professor Van Helsing
 1970 Mister Jerico (TV Movie)
 1970 Mark of the Devil
Lord Cumberland
 1969 Journey to the Far Side of the Sun
Doctor Hassler
 1969 99 Women
Governor Santos
 1968 Eve
 1968 Assignment to Kill
Matt Wilson
 1968 Villa Rides
Gen. Huerta
 1967 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
- The Five Daughters Affair: Part II (1967) ... Randolph
- The Five Daughters Affair: Part I (1967) ... Randolph
 1966 Gambit
 1966 Bang! Bang! You're Dead!
Mr. Casimir
 1965 Return from the Ashes
Dr. Charles Bovard
 1965 Uncle Tom's Cabin
Simon Legree
 1963-1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Doctor Roger Corder M. D., D. P. M. / Doctoe Roger Corder M. D., D. P. M. / Dr. Roger Corder M. D., D. P. M.
- The Man Who Fell Apart (1964) ... Doctor Roger Corder M. D., D. P. M.
- The Quick and the Dead (1964) ... Doctoe Roger Corder M. D., D. P. M.
- Heartbeats in a Tin Box (1964) ... Doctor Roger Corder M. D., D. P. M.
- Ring of Hate (1964) ... Doctor Roger Corder M. D., D. P. M.
- Enemy Outside (1964) ... Doctor Roger Corder M. D., D. P. M.
 1964 A Shot in the Dark
Charles Dreyfus
 1962 The Treasure of the Silver Lake
Colonel Brinkley
 1962 Tiara Tahiti
Chong Sing
 1962 The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom / Professor L. Petrie
 1961 El Cid
Ben Yussuf
 1961 Mysterious Island
Captain Nemo
 1961 The Frightened City
Waldo Zhernikov
 1961 I Like Money
Castel Benac
 1960 Spartacus
Tigranes Levantus
 1960 I Aim at the Stars
Anton Reger
 1959 Third Man on the Mountain
Emil Saxo
 1959 North West Frontier
Van Leyden
 1959 The Big Fisherman
Herod Antipas
 1959 No Trees in the Street
 1958 Room 43
Nick Biaggi
 1958 The Roots of Heaven
 1958 Intent to Kill
Juan Menda
 1958 I Accuse!
Major DuPaty de Clam
 1958 Chase a Crooked Shadow
 1957 En plein vol (Short)
 1957 Action of the Tiger
Trifon, Albania Bandit
 1957 Hell Drivers
Gino Rossi
 1957 Fire Down Below
Harbour Master
 1956 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
Professor Hahnemann / Steve Farrar
- The Sealed Room (1956) ... Professor Hahnemann
- The Girl in Blue Jeans (1956) ... Steve Farrar
 1956 War and Peace
 1955 The Ladykillers
 1954 Twist of Fate
Emil Landosh
 1954 Star of India
Governor Narbonne
 1954 The Love Lottery
 1953 Shoot First
 1953 Project M7
Dr. Alex Leon
 1952 The Paris Express
Julius de Koster Jnr
 1952 The Ringer
Maurice Meister
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Kurt Fischer
- Night of the Fourth (1951) ... Dr. Kurt Fischer
 1951 Two on the Tiles
 1951 Hell Is Sold Out
Dominic Danges
 1950 Cage of Gold
 1950 The Black Rose
 1950 The Great Manhunt
Karl Theodor
 1950 Night and the City
Hermes Kristo
 1950 Golden Salamander
 1949 The Lost People
Guest (uncredited)
 1949 Lost Daughter
Fritz Kottler Hendlmann
 1948 Brass Monkey
Peter Hobart
 1948 Good-Time Girl
Max Vine
 1948 Snowbound
 1947 Dual Alibi
Jules de Lisle / Georges de Lisle
 1946 Appointment with Crime
Gregory Lang
 1946 Night Boat to Dublin
 1945 The Seventh Veil
Dr. Larsen
 1944 Hotel Reserve
Andre Roux
 1943 The Dark Tower
Stephen Torg
 1943 Tomorrow We Live
 1942 Secret Mission
Medical Officer
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
 1940 After Mein Kampf?: The Story of Adolph Hitler (Documentary)
Hitler Youth (uncredited)
 1938 Bozí mlýny
 1937 Woman Below the Cross
Gustav, Hodanuv syn
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(10/22/75) Stage: Appeared (as "Napoleon Bonaparte") in "Betzi", at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London, England. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 7¾" (1.72 m)


Diana Scheu  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »

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