Herbert Lom (Herbert Karel Angelo Kuchačevič ze Schluderpacheru, September 11, 1917 – September 27, 2012) was a Czech-English movie, stage, and television actor who was based London, England in the United Kingdom since 1939 until his retirement in 2009.
Herbert Karel Angelo Kuchačevič ze Schluderpacheru
September 11, 1917
|Died||September 27, 2012 (aged 95)|
|Cause of death||Natural causes|
|Years active||1937 – 2009|
|Known for||Charles Dreyfuss in the Pink Panther Movie Series|
Dina Shea (m. 1948–1971),
2 other marriages
In a career lasting more than 60 years he appeared in character roles, usually playing villains early in his career and professional men in later years. He is best known for his role as (former) Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movie series. Lom retired in 2009.
Lom was born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic) on September 11, 1917 to Karl ze Schluderpacheru and to Olga (née Gottlieb). He was raised in London, England. Lom was married three times. He was married to Dina Shea from 1948 until they divorced in 1971. Lom had three children. Lom was friends with actor Peter Sellers.