Herbert Lom Biography (1917-)

Original name, Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru; born January 9 (one source says September 11), 1917, in Prague, Czechoslovakia; sonof Charles and Olga (Gottlieb) Lom; married Dina Scheu (divorced); children:two sons, one daughter. Addresses: Agent--International Creative Management Ltd., 76 Oxford St., London W1N 9HE, England. Contact--Global Entertainment, 8265 Sunset Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Birth Details
January 9, 1917
Prague, Czechoslovakia

Famous Works

  • Credits; Film Appearances
  • Mein Kempf--My Crimes, Associated British, 1940.
  • Tomorrow We Live (also known as At Dawn We Die), Republic, 1942.
  • Napoleon, The Young Mr. Pitt, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942.
  • Torg, The Dark Tower, Warner Bros., 1943.
  • Monsieur Andre Roux, Hotel Reserve (also known as Epitaph for a Spy), RKORadio Pictures, 1944.
  • Medical officer, Secret Mission, General Film Distributors, 1944.
  • Gregory Lang, Appointment with Crime, British National, 1945.
  • Keitel, Night Boat to Dublin, Associated British/Pathe, 1945.
  • Dr. Larson, The Seventh Veil, General Film Distributors/Universal, 1946.
  • Jules and Georges de Lisle, Dual Alibi, Pathe/British National, 1947.
  • Hendlemann, The Girl in the Painting (also known as Portrait from Life),Universal, 1948.
  • Peter Hobart, The Lucky Mascot (also known as The Brass Monkey), Allied Artists, 1948.
  • Keramikos, Snowbound, Universal, 1949.
  • Anthemus, The Black Rose, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950.
  • Rahman, Cage of Gold, Ealing, 1950.
  • Max, Good Time Girl, Film Classics, 1950.
  • Karl Theodor, The Great Manhunt (also known as State Secret), Columbia, 1950.
  • Kristo, Night and the City, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950.
  • Ranki, Golden Salamander (also known as The Golden Salamander), General Film Distributors, 1951.
  • Dominic Danges, Hell Is Sold Out, Eros, 1951.
  • Ford, Whispering Smith versus Scotland Yard (also known as Whispering Smith Hits London), RKO Radio Pictures, 1951.
  • Maurice Meister, The Ringer (also known as The Gaunt Stranger), Regent, 1952.
  • Ford, School for Brides (also known as Two in the Tiles), Hoffberg, 1952.
  • Amico, The Love Lottery, General Film Distributors, 1953.
  • Mados, Mr. Denning Drives North, Carroll, 1953.
  • Julius de Koster Jr., The Paris Express (also known as The Man Who Watched Trains Go By), George Schaefer, 1953.
  • Alex Leon, Project M7 (also known as The Net), Universal, 1953.
  • Peter Sandorski, Shoot First (also known as Rough Shoot), United Artists,1953.
  • Emil Landosh, Beautiful Stranger (also known as Twist of Fate), British Lion, 1954.
  • Louis, The Ladykillers (also known as The Lady Killers), Continental Distributors, 1955.
  • Narbonne, Star of India (also known as Stella dell'India), United Artists, 1956.
  • Napoleon, War and Peace, United Artists, 1956.
  • Vargas, Chase a Crooked Shadow, Warner Bros., 1957.
  • Harbormaster, Fire down Below, Columbia, 1957.
  • Trifon, Action of the Tiger, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1957.
  • Gino, Hell Drivers (also known as Hard Drivers), Rank, 1958.
  • Major DuPaty de Clam, I Accuse!, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1958.
  • Juan Menda, Intent to Kill, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1958.
  • Wilkie, No Trees in the Street (also known as No Trees on the Street), Seven Arts, 1958.
  • Orsini, The Roots of Heaven, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1958.
  • Herod Antipas, The Big Fisherman, Buena Vista, 1959.
  • Van Leyden, Flame over India (also known as Northwest Frontier), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1959.
  • Anton Reger, I Aim at the Stars (also known as Ich greife nach den Sternen and Wernher von Braun), Columbia, 1959.
  • Nick, Room 43 (also known as The Girl in Room 43 and Passport to Shame),Cory, 1959.
  • Emil Saxo, Third Man on the Mountain (also known as Banner in the Sky), Buena Vista, 1959.
  • Tigranes, Spartacus, Universal, 1960.
  • Ben Yussef, El Cid, Allied Artists, 1961.
  • Waldo Zhernikov, The Frightened City, Allied Artists, 1961.
  • Castel Benac, I Like Money (also known as Mr. Topaze), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1961.
  • Captain Nemo, Mysterious Island (also known as Jules Verne's Mysterious Island), Columbia, 1961.
  • Title role, The Phantom of the Opera, Universal, 1962.
  • Chong Sing, Tiara Tahiti, Zenith, 1962.
  • The Horse without a Head (also known as A Horse without a Head), Buena Vista, 1963.
  • Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus, A Shot in the Dark, United Artists, 1964.
  • Dr. Charles Bovard, Return from the Ashes, United Artists, 1965.
  • Brinkley, Treasure of Silver Lake (also known as Blago u srebrnom jezeruand Der Schatz im Silbersee), Columbia, 1965.
  • Mr. Casimir, Bang! Bang! You're Dead! (also known as Bang Bang!, Bang, Bang, Bang! Marrakesh, I Spy, You Spy, Marrakesh, and Our Man in Marrakesh), American International, 1966.
  • Ahmad Shahbandar, Gambit, Universal, 1966.
  • Koenig Etzel, Die Nibelungen, Teil 1: Siegfried, 1966.
  • Koenig Etzel, Die Nibelungen, Teil 2: Kriemhilds Rache, 1966.
  • Randolph, The Karate Killers (also known as The Five Daughters Affair), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1967.
  • Matt Wilson, Assignment to Kill (also known as The Assignment), Warner Bros., 1968.
  • Diego, Eve (also known as The Face of Eve and Eva en la selva), Commonwealth, 1968.
  • Simon Legree, Uncle Tom's Cabin (also known as Cento dollari d'odio, CicaTomina Koliba, La Case de l'oncle Tom, and Onkel Toms Huette), Kroger Babb,1968.
  • General Huerta, Villa Rides, Paramount, 1968.
  • Governor, 99 Women (also known as Island of Despair, Isle of Lost Women,Prostitutes in Prison, Der Heisse Tod, 99 donne, and 99 mujeres), Commonwealth United, 1969.
  • Dr. Hassler, Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (also known as Doppelganger), Universal, 1969.
  • Lord Henry Wotten, Dorian Gray (also known as The Evils of Dorian Gray, The Secret of Dorian Gray, Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray, and Il dio chiamato Dorian), American International, 1970.
  • Van Helsing, Count Dracula (also known as Bram Stoker's Count Dracula, Dracula 71, The Nights of Dracula, El Conde Dracula, Il Conte Dracula, Nachts,wenn Dracula erwacht, Vampir, and Vampir- Cuadecuc), Phoenix, 1970.
  • Count Cumberland, Mark of the Devil (also known as Burn Witch Burn, Satan, Bis Aufs Blut Gequalt, Brenn, Hexe, Brenn, and Hexen), Hallmark Releasing,1970.
  • Rene Marot, Murders in the Rue Morgue, American International, 1971.
  • Dr. Byron, Asylum (also known as House of Crazies), Cinerama, 1972.
  • Henry Fengriffen, And Now the Screaming Starts (also known as Fengriffenand I Have No Mouth but I Must Scream), Cinerama, 1973.
  • Prescott, Dark Places, Cinerama, 1974.
  • Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus, The Return of the Pink Panther, United Artists, 1974; and Now My Love (also known as Toute une Vie), Avco-Embassy, 1975.
  • Dr. Edward Armstrong, Ten Little Indians (also known as And Then There Were None, Diez negritos, and Ein Unbekannter rechnet ab), Avco-Embassy, 1975.
  • Ex-chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, United Artists, 1976.
  • Inspector Watkins, Charleston, Analysis, 1978.
  • Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus, Revenge of the Pink Panther, United Artists, 1978.
  • Dr. Hartz, The Lady Vanishes, Rank/Group I, 1979.
  • Mikhail Yaskov, Hopscotch, Avco-Embassy, 1980.
  • Mr. Zebra, The Man with Bogart's Face (also known as Sam Marlowe, PrivateEye), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980.
  • Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus, The Trail of the Pink Panther (also known as Trail of the Pink Panther), Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer/United Artists, 1982.
  • Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus, Curse of the Pink Panther, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983.
  • Dr. Sam Weizak, The Dead Zone, Paramount, 1983.
  • Ali Safa Bey, Memed My Hawk (also known as The Lion and the Hawk), Focus,1984.
  • Colonel Bockner, King Solomon's Mines, Cannon Group, 1985.
  • General Mosquera, Whoops Apocalypse (also known as Whoops Apocalypse!), ITC, 1986.
  • Mackintosh, Going Bananas (also known as My African Adventure), Cannon Releasing, 1987.
  • Master of Dragonard Hill (also known as Dragonard), Cannon Releasing, 1987.
  • Elia, Skeleton Coast (also known as Coast of Skeletons), Silvertree, 1987.
  • The Crystal Eye, 1989.
  • Ludwig, Masque of the Red Death, Twenty First Century, 1989.
  • Colonel Ricardo Diaz, River of Death (also known as Alistair MacLean's River of Death), Pathe Communications/Viacom, 1989.
  • General Romensky, Ten Little Indians (also known as Agatha Christie's TenLittle Indians and Death on Safari), Cannon Group, 1989.
  • Gran Vecchio, The Sect (also known as The Devil's Daughter and La Setta),Republic Pictures, 1991.
  • Vittorio Corelli, The Pope Must Diet! (also known as The Pope Must Die!),Miramax, 1991.
  • Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus, Son of the Pink Panther (also known as Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther), Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer, 1993.
  • Norim Casimir, Dispara! (also known as Outrage), A-Pix Entertainment, 1996.
  • Also appeared in Death in Persepolis.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Miniseries
  • Monsieur Chardin, Lace, ABC, 1984.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
  • Barnabas, The Acts of Peter and Paul (also known as Peter and Paul), CBS,1981.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Series
  • Dr. Roger Corder, The Human Jungle, A.B.C. Television (Great Britain), 1964.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Pilots
  • Victor Russo, Mr. Jericho, ABC, 1970.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
  • The Errol Flynn Theatre, Dumont, 1957.
  • "A Horse without a Head," Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, NBC, 1963.
  • Hawaii Five-O, CBS, 1971.
  • Baldwin, "Scoop," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1990.
  • Credits; Stage Appearances
  • (London debut) Dr. Larson, The Seventh Veil, Prince's Theatre, 1951.
  • Pless, The Trap, Duke of York's Theatre, London, 1952.
  • The King of Siam, The King and I, Drury Lane Theatre, London, 1953- 55.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte, Betzi, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1975.
  • Writings
  • Enter a Spy: The Double Life of Christopher Marlowe, Merlin Press (San Jose, CA), 1978.
  • Dr. Guillotine: The Eccentric Exploits of an Early Scientist, Sinclair-Stevenson (London), 1993.

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