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.

2 comments:

  1. 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."

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

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