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Herbert Lom (born Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchačevič ze Schluderpacheru; 11 September 1917 – 27 September 2012) was an Austrian-Czech-born British actor whose career spanned across seven decades.

While Lom appeared in more than 100 films over his six-decade career, he is best known for playing Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus, the long-suffering superior of Peter Sellers' Inspector Clouseau, in the Pink Panther franchise. (Lom had previously appeared alongside Sellers in the comedy The Ladykillers). He also appeared on the stage, including a starring role as the King of Siam in the original London production of The King and I.

Although Lom had retired from acting by the Turn of the Millennium, he made two guest appearances on Marple before his death at the age of 95.

Filmography on TV Tropes:

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  • Hawaii Five-O (1971) as Mondrago (episode "Highest Castle, Deepest Grave")
  • Lace (1984) as Monsieur Chardin
  • Marple (2002) as Augustin Dufosse (episode "Murder at the Vicarage")