Herbert Lom

Herbert Lom

  • Born on
    • September 12th, 1917
  • Died on
    • September 27th, 2012
Herbert Lom (born Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchačevič ze Schluderpacheru; 11 September 1917 – 27 September 2012) was a Czech-born British film and television actor who moved to the United Kingdom in 1939. In a career lasting more than 60 years, he appeared in character roles, often portraying criminals or villains early in his career and professional men in later years. Lom was noted for his precise, elegant enunciation of English. He is best known for his roles in The Ladykillers, The Pink Panther film series and the television series The Human Jungle.


Acting (55 Credits)

1993Son of the Pink Panther as Police Commisioner Charles Dreyfus
1991The Sect as Moebius Kelly
1991The Pope Must Diet as Vittorio Corelli
1989River of Death as Colonel Ricardo Diaz
1989Ten Little Indians as Gen. Brancko Romensky
1986Whoops Apocalypse as Gen. Mosquera
1985King Solomon's Mines as Colonel Bockner
1984Lace as Monsier Chardin
1983Curse of the Pink Panther as Chief Insp. Charles LaRousse Dreyfus
1983The Dead Zone as Dr. Sam Weizak
1982Trail of the Pink Panther as Chef Inspektor Charles Dreyfus
1980Hopscotch as Yaskov
1980The Man with Bogart's Face as Mr. Zebra
1979The Lady Vanishes as Dr. Egon Hartz
1978Revenge of the Pink Panther as Chief Inspector Dreyfus
1977Charleston as Inspector Watkins
1976The Pink Panther Strikes Again as Dreyfus
1975The Return of the Pink Panther as Chief Inspector Dreyfus
1974Dark Places as Prescot
1974Ten Little Indians as Dr. Edward Armstrong
1973And Now the Screaming Starts! as Henry Fengriffen
1972Asylum as Byron
1971Murders in the Rue Morgue as Rene Marot
1970Mark of the Devil as Lord Cumberland
1970Dorian Gray as Henry Wotton
1970Count Dracula as Van Helsing
196999 Women as Governor Santos
1969Journey to the Far Side of the Sun as Doctor Hassler
1968Villa Rides as General Huerta
1967The Karate Killers as Randolph
1966Gambit as Ahmad Shahbandar
1966Bang! Bang! You're Dead! as Mr. Casimir
1965Return from the Ashes as Dr. Charles Bovard
1964A Shot in the Dark as Charles Dreyfus
1962The Phantom of the Opera as The Phantom (Prof. L. Petrie)
1962The Treasure of the Silver Lake as Colonel Brinkley
1961The Frightened City as Waldo Zhernikov
1961Mysterious Island as Captain Nemo
1961El Cid as Ben Yussuf
1960Spartacus as Tigranes Levantus
1959North West Frontier as Van Layden
1959Third Man on the Mountain as Emil Saxo
1958Chase a Crooked Shadow as Police Commissar Vargas
1958The Roots of Heaven as Orsini
1958I Accuse! as Maj. DuPaty de Clam
1957Hell Drivers as Gino Rossi
1957Fire Down Below as Harbour Master
1956War and Peace as Napoleon
1955The Ladykillers as Louis, alias 'Mr. Harvey'
1952The Paris Express as Julius de Koster, Jr.
1950Golden Salamander as Rankl
1950Night and the City as Kristo
1950The Black Rose as Anthemus
1945The Seventh Veil as Dr. Larsen
1944Hotel Reserve as Andre Roux

Himself (1 Credits)

1971Cuadecuc, vampir as Himself / Professor van Helsing


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