Thursday, September 27, 2012

Herbert Lom, R. I. P.

BBC News - Herbert Lom, Pink Panther star, dies aged 95: 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, Spartacus and El Cid. His family said he died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday.

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.


Deb said...

Another "I didn't know he was still alive until I read his obituary" moment.

Favorite line: "Give me six men like Clouseau and I could destroy the world."

Bud said...

He was a good actor. Hope he had a good life.