Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 103

Birthday 1917-09-12

Day of Death 2012-09-27

Place of Birth Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • -

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Uncle Tom's Cabin as Simon Legree
1993 The Detectives (1 episode) as Van der Dyck
1993 Son of the Pink Panther as Police Commisioner Charles Dreyfus
1991 The Pope Must Die as Vittorio Corelli
1991 The Sect as Moebius Kelly
1989 Ten Little Indians as Gen. Brancko Romensky
1989 Masque of the Red Death as Ludwig
1989 River of Death as Colonel Ricardo Diaz
1988 Skeleton Coast as Elia
1987 Master of Dragonard Hill as Le Farge
1986 Whoops Apocalypse as Gen. Mosquera
1985 King Solomon's Mines as Colonel Bockner
1984 Memed My Hawk as Ali Safa Bey
1984 Lace (2 episodes) as Monsier Chardin
1983 The Dead Zone as Dr. Sam Weizak
1983 Curse of the Pink Panther as Chief Insp. Charles LaRousse Dreyfus
1982 Trail of the Pink Panther as Chef Inspektor Charles Dreyfus
1980 The Man With Bogart's Face as Mr. Zebra
1980 Hopscotch as Yaskov
1979 The Lady Vanishes as Dr. Egon Hartz
1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther as Chief Inspector Dreyfus
1977 Charleston as Inspector Watkins
1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again as Dreyfus
1975 The Return of the Pink Panther as Chief Inspector Dreyfus
1974 Ten Little Indians as Dr. Edward Armstrong
1973 Dark Places as Prescot
1973 And Now the Screaming Starts! as Henry Fengriffen
1972 Asylum as Byron
1972 Cuadecuc, Vampir as Himself / Professor van Helsing
1971 Murders in the Rue Morgue as Rene Marot
1970 Dorian Gray as Henry Wotton
1970 Count Dracula as Van Helsing
1970 Mister Jerico as Victor Russo
1970 Mark of the Devil as Lord Cumberland
1969 Journey to the Far Side of the Sun as Doctor Hassler
1969 99 Women as Governor Santos
1968 Hawaii Five-O (1 episode)
1968 Assignment to Kill as Matt Wilson
1968 Eve as Diego
1968 Villa Rides as General Huerta
1967 Die Nibelungen, Teil 2: Kriemhilds Rache as Etzel
1967 The Karate Killers as Randolph
1966 Gambit as Ahmad Shahbandar
1966 Our Man In Marrakesh as Mr. Casimir
1965 Return from the Ashes as Dr. Charles Bovard
1965 Uncle Tom's Cabin as Simon Legree
1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2 episodes) as Randolph
1964 A Shot in the Dark as Charles Dreyfus
1963 The Human Jungle (26 episodes)
1962 The Horse Without a Head
1962 The Treasure of the Silver Lake as Colonel Brinkley
1962 Tiara Tahiti as Chong Sing
1962 The Phantom of the Opera as The Phantom (Prof. L. Petrie)
1961 Mysterious Island as Captain Nemo
1961 El Cid as Ben Yussuf
1961 The Frightened City as Waldo Zhernikov
1961 I Like Money as Castel Benac
1960 Spartacus as Tigranes Levantus
1960 I Aim at the Stars as Anton Reger
1959 Third Man on the Mountain as Emil Saxo
1959 North West Frontier as Van Layden
1959 The Big Fisherman as Herod Antipas
1959 No Trees in the Street as Wilkie
1958 Passport to Shame as Nick Biaggi
1958 The Roots of Heaven as Orsini
1958 Intent to Kill as Juan Menda
1958 I Accuse! as Maj. DuPaty de Clam
1958 Chase a Crooked Shadow as Police Commissar Vargas
1957 Action of the Tiger as Trifon, Albania Bandit
1957 Hell Drivers as Gino Rossi
1957 Fire Down Below as Harbour Master
1956 War and Peace as Napoleon
1955 The Ladykillers as Louis, alias 'Mr. Harvey'
1954 Beautiful Stranger as Emil Landosh
1954 The Love Lottery as André Amico
1954 Star of India as Narbonne
1953 Rough Shoot as Sandorski
1953 The Net as Dr. Alex Leon
1952 The Man Who Watched Trains Go By as Julius de Koster, Jr.
1952 The Ringer as Maurice Meister
1952 Whispering Smith Hits London as Roger Ford
1951 Mr. Denning Drives North as Mados
1951 Two on the Tiles as Ford
1951 Hell Is Sold Out as Dominic Danges
1950 Cage of Gold as Rahman
1950 State Secret as Karl Theodor
1950 The Black Rose as Anthemus
1950 Night and the City as Kristo
1950 Golden Salamander as Rankl
1948 Portrait from Life as Fritz Kottler Hendlemann
1948 Brass Monkey as Peter Hobart
1948 Good-Time Girl as Max Vine
1948 Snowbound as Von Kellerman, alias Keramikos
1947 Dual Alibi as Jules de Lisle / Georges de Lisle
1946 Appointment with Crime as Gregory Lang
1946 Night Boat to Dublin as Keitel
1945 The Seventh Veil as Dr. Larsen
1944 Hotel Reserve as Andre Roux
1943 The Dark Tower as Stephen Torg
1942 Secret Mission as Medical Officer
1942 The Young Mr. Pitt as Napoleon
1940 After Mein Kampf
1938 Boží mlýny

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page