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Herbert Lom

Herbert Lom

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Also Known As: Died: September 27, 2012
Born: September 11, 1917 Cause of Death: Undetermined
Birth Place: Praha, hlavní mesto, CZ Profession: Cast ...
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1937:
Feature acting debut, the Czech drama "Zena pod krízem"
1939:
Moved to England
1942:
English language debut, portraying Napoleon in "The Young Mr. Pitt"
1945:
Cast as a psychiatrist in "The Seventh Veil"
1950:
Played a gangster in Jules Dassin's noir masterpiece "Night and the City"
1951:
Made West End stage debut in "The Seventh Veil"
1955:
Made comedic turn in opposite Peter Sellers and Alec Guiness in "The Ladykillers"
1955:
Originated the role of the king in original London cast of the musical "The King and I"
1956:
Once again portrayed Napoleon in "War and Peace" opposite Audrey Hepburn and Henry Fonda
1963:
Made series acting debut on British psychiatric drama "The Human Jungle"
1964:
Cast as the fed-up boss Chief Inspector Dreyfus opposite Peter Sellers' bumbling Inspector Clouseau in "A Shot in the Dark"
1970:
Played Van Helsing opposite Christopher Lee's "Count Dracula"
1971:
Wrote the historical novel <i>Enter a Spy: The Double Life of Christopher Marlowe</i>
1975:
Reprised Dreyfus role in "The Return of the Pink Panther" and subsequent films until Seller's death in 1980
1982:
First film as Dreyfus without Sellers, "Trail of the Pink Panther"
1983:
Played the neurologist to a telekinetic Christopher Walken in "The Dead Zone," directed by David Cronenberg and adapted from Stephen King's novel
1985:
Appeared in critically panned remake of "King Solomon's Mines"
1991:
Landed minor role in comedy "The Pope Must Diet"
1992:
Published the French Revolution novel <i>Dr. Guillotin: The Eccentric Exploits of an Early Scientist</i>
1993:
Returned as Dreyfus opposite Roberto Benigni in "Son of the Pink Panther"
2004:
Final onscreen acting appearance, "Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage" (ITV)

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