Herbert Lom

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Herbert Lom
Born Herbert Karel Angelo Kuchačevič ze Schluderpacheru
September 11, 1917(1917-09-11)
Prague, Austria-Hungary
Died September 27, 2012(2012-09-27) (aged 95)
London, England, U.K.
Cause of death Natural causes
Nationality Czech-English
Occupation Actor
Years active 1937 – 2009
Known for Charles Dreyfuss in the Pink Panther Movie Series
Spouse Dina Shea (m. 1948–1971) «start: (1948)–end+1: (1972)»"Marriage: Dina Shea to Herbert Lom" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Lom),
2 other marriages
Children 3

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.

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).[1][2] 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.

Lom died on September 27, 2012 in his sleep in his London, England home from natural causes, aged 95.[3] Lom died just 16 days later from his 95th birthday.

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