The TV actor Herbert Lom died at the age of 95. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Played the role of Charles Dreyfus, the hilariously frustrated boss of bumbling Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther film series.
He was born with the name, Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru, but shortened it for screen roles.
Outside of the Pink Panther films, he was often typecast in villain roles, often of a Southern European or Middle Eastern flair.
He was forcefully separated from his Jewish girlfriend in World War II – she was sent back to Prague from Britain because she didn’t have her papers in order.
He appeared in more than 100 films, many of them classics, but his most popular role was opposite Peter Sellers in Pink Panther.
How did Herbert Lom die?
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.