Herbert Lom
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Herbert Lom's career highlights on film

Actor Herbert Lom, best known for playing Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther films, has died aged 95.

The Czech-born, London-based actor starred opposite Peter Sellers in several films as Inspector Clouseau's irritable boss.

Lom appeared in more than 100 films during his 60-year acting career, including such classics as The Ladykillers.

He appeared as a psychiatrist in the UK television series The Human Jungle (1954) and as a doctor in The Seventh Veil in 1945.

He also played Dr Gortler in I Have Been Here Before by JB Pristley, a BBC Play of the Month first broadcast in 1982.

  • 27 Sep 2012