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  Herbert Lom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was born Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru in Prague to upper-class Jewish parents on September 11, 1917.
Lom recalled in one interview how producers expected actors to throw themselves into their work: "For one of my scenes, the Hammer people wanted me to smash my head against a stone pillar, because they said they couldn't afford one made of rubber," Lom reveals.
Lom's Dreyfus is eventually driven mad by the incompetent antics of Clouseau, and reduced to a sputtering, inchoate wreck, with a twitching eye.
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 Herbert Lom Loses His Head   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lom plays the physical collapse in a minimalist way, without words or sounds, his physical torture conveyed only by his trembling hands and eyes brim-full of pain.
Lom's distinguished cosmopolitan features, the intensity of his eyes, and his deep and commanding voice were certainly good reasons for casting him in the showcase role of The Phantom Of The Opera (1962).
Lom's cameo performance as the debauched nobleman--who lays claim to a peasant bride on her wedding night--is a harrowing and unforgettable depiction of pure, undiluted evil.
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 45. Herbert Lom - DeathList Forum
I saw Herbert Lom is some film the other night, he looked old, of course he is 87 and they put makeup on; isnt he a fantastic Virgo?
Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru to you....
herbert lom is still appearing in films, and despite his age, born January 9, 1917 making him 88 he doesnt seem to look unwell.
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 Sect, The Review (1991)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Damon (Tomas Arana) arrives at the makeshift abode of a hippie commune and after slaughtering his unwitting hosts, aided by several accomplices, welcomes the arrival of Moebius Kelly (Herbert Lom) who declares, "It is not yet time.
When Euro stalwart John Morghen (playing a character named Martin Romero!) figures in a gory, self-inflicted death scene, it's clear that an ancient evil is about to rise from the depths of history, driven by a loyal band of disciples.
Individual performances benefit, too, from the increased image resolution: Lom's already impressive turn certainly grows in stature, while Kelly Curtis seems better than ever, delivering one of the best female lead performances in 90s horror cinema as Miriam is prepared for the ultimate occult desecration.
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 Biography for Herbert Lom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The 1960s was also the decade in which Lom secured the role for which he will always be remembered: Peter Sellers' long-suffering boss Commissioner Charles Dreyfus in the "Pink Panther" films, in which he pulled off the not-inconsiderable feat of stealing scenes from a veteran scene-stealer like Sellers.
Lom didn't concentrate solely on a film career, however; he had become a familiar face to British TV viewers when he starred as Dr. Roger Corder in the series "The Human Jungle" (1963).
Lom appeared as one of the ten victims in And Then There Were None (1974), playing the drunken Dr. Armstrong.
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 Herbert Lom in 'Marple' wants to do movie - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Herbert Lom, a Czech native, who plays a Frenchman in Agatha Christie's "Marple" on British ITV says he always plays foreigners.
Perhaps best known for his role as French Police Commissioner Charles Dreyfus in several "Pink Panther" movies, Lom has appeared in 106 movies during a career that has spanned seven decades.
Although Lom, born Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru, is 87, he's not thinking of retirement.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/entertainment/s_285012.html   (177 words)

 Amazon.ca: The Return of the Pink Panther: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Christopher Plummer and Catherine Schell do okay, but Herbert Lom and Burt Kwouk as Dreyfuss and Kato are outstanding in their supporting roles.
Lom's slow decline into mental illness is hilarious in its cartoonish way, and Kato's fights with Sellers are priceless.
Both Lom and Sellers are a great comedy team and provide a laugh a minute, as they try to catch a jewel thief in Lugash.
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 Mark of the Devil (1970) @ MovieTickets.com
Herbert Lom, Udo Kier, Olivera Vuco, Herbert Fux, Johannes Buzalski
Udo Kier is a witch hunter apprentice to Herbert Lom, but he begins to see that the witch trials are nothing but a scam of the church to rob people of their land, money, and other valuables and to seduce women.
Eventually, the town's people revolt, but Herbert Lom escapes, leaving Udo to be tortured to death.
www.movietickets.com /movie_detail.asp?movie_id=46995   (101 words)

 Herbert Lom - Biography, Photos, and more - Moviefone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Born Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru, Herbert Lom acted in theater and films in his native Czechoslovakia in the late 1930s,...
He was born Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchacevich ze Schluderpacheru in Prague to...
Herbert Lom - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
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 Amazon.ca: Frightened City: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A crooked, brainy financier played by Herbert Lom sees a lucrative "business opportunity" here, if he can gets these gangs to unite and divide up the city.
Herbert Lom is his usual serious, sinister self (until those Pink Panther movies loosened him up !
Herbert Lom is his usual professional self; he was always great, whether doing "Pink Panther" movies or more serious dramas.
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 Chase a Crooked Shadow - vhs dvd - Richard Todd, Anne Baxter, Herbert Lom, Faith Brook, Alexander Knox - 1957
At the heart of the film is heiress Kimberley Prescott (Anne Baxter), startled to be confronted by Williams (Richard Todd), purporting to be her late brother Ward, a man favoured with eerily accurate knowledge of their lives together.
In contrast Herbert Lom does his usual excellent job in a supporting role, fleshing out the unspoken concerns of Vargas as best he can.
Marvellous acting by all, with Herbert Lom always at his best.
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 Herbert Lom Biography :: Hollywood.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Blocky, steely-eyed, flamboyantly talented character actor who has played comic foils and glowering villains with equal aplomb in a score of British and international features.
By the later 1950s Lom was regularly appearing in American and international productions as well, including "Spartacus" (1960) and "Mysterious Island" (1961, making a highly memorable, sympathetic Captain Nemo).
Lom is perhaps best known as Chief Inspector Dreyfus, long-suffering boss of Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers), in the "Pink Panther" movies.
www.hollywood.com /celebs/fulldetail/id/193750   (101 words)

 1962 -- Herbert Lom
Well, one thing that can certainly be said about Herbert Lom's Phantom -- no one could accuse him of being overly romantic!
Claude Rains' Erique Claudin is soft spoken and treats the timid Christine with the ultimate gentleness and consideration.
Herbert Lom's Professor Petrie stalks around the screen and physically assaults Christine when her singing falls below par.
www.thephantomoftheopera.ca /hlom.html   (726 words)

 Amazon.com: Mark of the Devil (1972) : Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The commanding Herbert Lom stars as a sadistic, corrupt inquisitor in this salacious exploitation thriller from Germany set in 18th-century Austria.
An early entry in the "sex and sadism" genre, this production is an exploitation film with an intelligence behind it, but an exploitation film nonetheless: director Michael Armstrong revels in the most barbarous tortures as the impotent inquisitor punishes innocent young maidens for his own unclean desires.
Strong performances from Lom, Kier, and Nalder and a cynical ending deliver a dramatic punch along with the grisly nastiness.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6304451032?v=glance   (1790 words)

 Ladykillers, The Review (1955)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A little old lady, Mrs Wilberforce (Katie Johnson), ventures into the police station at the end of her road, and she's a familiar face there.
The members of his gang are unlikely musicians, but the old lady is fooled by the sound of a gramophone record playing the music for them as they plot.
Cecil Parker is the Major, a posh sounding chap who you can believe has fallen on hard times, Herbert Lom is Louis, a threatening European, Peter Sellers is Harry, an of his time Teddy Boy, and Danny Green is One Round, a hulking "muscle man".
www.thespinningimage.co.uk /cultfilms/displaycultfilm.asp?reviewid=1572   (525 words)

 Bram Stoker's Count Dracula (1969) Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom, Klaus Kinski
One would expect that infamous director/misogynist Jess Franco would have one hell of a time with the Dracula legend, taking full advantage of the erotic and overtly sexual content of the tale.
Franco's 1969 feature starring Christopher Lee as the Count, Herbert Lom as Van Helsing, and Klaus Kinski as Renfield is a slow, chilling and fairly faithful rendering of Stoker's novel, sans the guts and breasts that have been trademarks of his over-analyzed career.
Those viewers familiar with the original novel (itself influenced by Dr. Polidari's short story, "The Vampyre") will notice a number of familiar elements throughout the story.
www.dantenet.com /er/ERchives/reviews/c_reviews/countdracula.html   (584 words)

 Jess Franco's 99 Women (1969) with Herbert Lom and Mercedes McCambridge
As the opening song plays over the credits, a boatload of babbage makes it's way to the Island of Prisons: on one side we've got the chick hole, run by warden Mercedes McCambridge (the voice of the possessed Linda Blair in THE EXORCIST).
At the women's prison they are treated as nothing but animals, addressed only by their numbers (hence the title).
And it's good to see that Mercedes and Herbert are doing their best to provide a progressive penal system.
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 Herbert Lom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Guardian Unlimited Film | Interviews | An inspector recalls
Comedy brackets Czech actor Herbert Lom's long career of playing toughs and villains in films like Spartacus, El Cid and War And Peace.
While in the postwar glory days of British cinema, Lom landed the role of the foreign hard nut whose steely resolve is cracked by the intractable Mrs Wilberforce in Alexander Mackendrick 's The Ladykillers, re-released this weekend.
At 85, with more than 100 titles under his belt, Lom's taste for acting hasn't dampened.
film.guardian.co.uk /interview/interviewpages/0,6737,772066,00.html   (520 words)

 Amazon.com: Dr Guillotine: The Eccentric Exploits of an Early Scientist: Books: Herbert Lom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Describing the events leading to Marat's death, Lom, an actor best known for his portrayal of Chief Inspector Dreyfuss in the Pink Panther films, includes imaginary scenes with other major figures.
Marie Antoinette, for example, says, "My sense of humor will be the death of me." This light, animated touch distracts the reader from Lom's frequent failings as a novelist, his cliches and his poor pacing.
Although it lacks dramatic focus, the story engages the reader with a sequence of wryly amusing episodes.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1856191117?v=glance   (423 words)

 Herbert Lom Current Month TV Schedule
Starring Michael Caine, Shirley MacLaine, Herbert Lom, John Abbott, Roger C Carmel, Arnold Moss, Richard Angarola, Maurice Marsac, Paul Bradley.
Starring Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Dyan Cannon, Robert Webber, Burt Kwouk, Paul Stewart, Andre Maranne, Graham Stark, Robert Loggia, Ferdy Mayne.
Starring Henry Fonda, Audrey Hepburn, Mel Ferrer, Herbert Lom, John Mills, Barry Jones, Vittorio Gassman, Anita Ekberg, Oscar Homolka, Mai Britt.
www.tv-now.com /stars/herlom.html   (543 words)

 Hell Drivers - Stanley Baker, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan, Herbert Lom, Sid James, Sean Connery 1957
Patrick McGoohan shines in an early role as the psychopathic lead driver, exuding genuine menace.
And as for the priceless supporting cast: Herbert Lom, Sid James, Gordon Jackson, and Sean Connery in one of his earliest roles..need I say more.
To sum up, Hell Drivers is a minor classic of post-war British cinema, and deserves more recognition than it has formerly received.
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 AMCTV.com SHOW - The Phantom of the Opera
In this version of the tale, based loosely on the Gaston Leroux novel and in some ways a remake of 1943's Phantom of the Opera, a corrupt British lord (Michael Gough) plagiarizes the life's labor of a struggling music professor (Herbert Lom).
Enraged, the future Phantom breaks into the music printing office to stop the theft, but a fiery accident leaves him horribly disfigured.
Michael Gough, Herbert Lom, Heather Sears, Edward de Souza, Thorley Walters
www.amctv.com /show/detail?CID=6744-1-EST   (117 words)

 Broadband streaming movies Asylum with Britt Ekland, Herbert Lom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This movie is really 4 stories woven into one movie.
A man thinks he has created a perfect living minature doll of himself.
Starring the great Herbert Lom (probably best known from the Pink Panther)
www.liketelevision.com /web1/movies/asylum   (475 words)

 REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTHER with Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Dyan Cannon - HOMEVIDEOS.com
With the world believing him dead, Clouseau "goes under the covers," and pursues a bumbling murder investigation, with the help of his friends, resulting in hilarious situations, occurring along the way.
Herbert Lom is excellent as usual as Sellers' nemesis.
His Chief Inspector Dreyfus, Sellers' boss, is a classic example of frustrated fury.
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 MYSTERIOUS ISLAND: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Herbert Lom - HOMEVIDEOS.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Herbert Lom brings dignity to the role of Captain Nemo.
Ray Harryhausen's stop-motion work, including a huge bird, giant crab, and jumbo bees, is terrific.
The cast includes: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill, and Herbert Lom.
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 AMCTV.com SHOW - Intent to Kill
In this drama written by veteran Jimmy Sangster (1959's The Mummy, Hysteria), Dr. Bob McLaurin (Richard Todd) is caught between his wife (Catherine Boyle), who demands he take another job, and another doctor (Betsy Drake), with whom he's falling in love.
McLaurin's personal issues become the least of his problems when a hated South American leader (Herbert Lom) travels in disguise to see him for difficult brain surgery while a plot to assassinate the leader looms.
Paul Carpenter, Betsy Drake, Lisa Gastoni, Carlo Guistini, Alexander Knox, Herbert Lom, Warren Stevens, Richard Todd
www.amctv.com /show/detail?CID=5528-1-1   (118 words)

 Herbert Lom Bio, News and Movie Credits - RopeofSilicon.com
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 Herbert Lom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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