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Herbert Lom Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography

Herbert Lom Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7¾ in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth September 11, 1917
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Date of Death September 27, 2012

Herbert Lom was a Czech actor, stage artist, and voice actor whose career spanned over 60 years. He was cast in a variety of projects which include the likes of Žena pod křížem, Tomorrow We LiveThe Young Mr. Pitt, The Seventh VeilSecret Mission, The Dark Tower, Boží mlýny, Appointment with Crime, Night Boat to Dublin, Hotel Reserve, Portrait from Life, Good-Time GirlDual Alibi, Snowbound, The Lost People, Golden Salamander, The Black Rose, Brass MonkeyNight and the City, State Secret, Cage of Gold, Hell Is Sold Out, Whispering Smith Hits London, The Man Who Watched Trains Go ByMr. Denning Drives North, Two on the TilesThe Ringer, The NetThe Love Lottery, Rough ShootAction of the Tiger, Fire Down Below, Beautiful Stranger, Chase a Crooked Shadow, No Trees in the Street, The Ladykillers, Star of India, War and Peace, Hell DriversThird Man on the Mountain, I Accuse!, Intent to Kill, Passport to Shame, The Roots of Heaven, I Aim at the Stars, The Big Fisherman, Mr. Topaze, SpartacusThe Phantom of the Opera, Treasure of the Silver Lake, Mysterious Island, The Frightened City, The Horse Without a Head, Tiara Tahiti, El Cid, The Human Jungle, A Shot in the Dark, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Revenge of the Pink Panther, Return from the Ashes, Our Man in Marrakesh, The Karate Killers, Whoops Apocalypse, Scoop, Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild’s Revenge, Gambit, Villa Rides, Assignment to Kill, 99 Women, Eve, Doppelgänger, Murders in the Rue Morgue, Mark of the Devil, And Now the Screaming Starts!, Count Dracula, Mister Jerico, Hawaii Five-O, Dark PlacesPeter and Paul, Dorian Gray, Asylum, The Man with Bogart’s Face, And Then There Were None, The Return of the Pink Panther, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, CharlestonLace, The Lady Vanishes, Trail of the Pink Panther, Ten Little Indians, Master of Dragonard Hill, Curse of the Pink Panther, The Dead Zone, HopscotchKing Solomon’s MinesGoing Bananas, Masque of the Red DeathSkeleton CoastRiver of DeathThe Pope Must DieThe Devil’s Daughter, Son of the Pink Panther, and Memed, My Hawk.

Born Name

Herbert Charles Angelo Kuchačevič ze Schluderpacheru

Other Name

Herbert Lom

Herbert Lom as seen while smiling
Herbert Lom as seen while smiling (When Hollywood was “Golden” / Facebook)


He was born on September 11, 1917.


On September 27, 2012, Herbert Lom died of natural causes in his sleep at the age of 95 at his home in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia, Austria-Hungary


He resided in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom.





Herbert Lom studied at a noted German grammar school located in New Town. Later on, he joined the German University in Prague and studied philosophy. However, he eventually dropped out in order to pursue his passion for acting.


Actor, Stage Artist, Voice Actor


  • Father – Karl Kuchačevič ze Schluderpacheru (Ran a printing business and a car repair shop)
  • Mother – Olga Gottlieb
  • Others – Christian Schluderpacher (Ancestor) (A burgher of Bozen who was ennobled in 1601)



Herbert Lom as seen in a still
Herbert Lom as seen in a still (Tim Shady / Pinterest)


5 ft 7¾ in or 172 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Herbert Lom dated –

  1. Diana Scheu​ – He married Diana Scheu in the year 1948 and they were blessed with 2 sons named Alec and Nick. The duo reportedly separated between 1961 and 1976 and eventually got divorced in 1979.
  2. Brigitta Appleby – Herbert Lom had an affair with Brigitta Appleby and they had a daughter together.
  3. Eve Lacik – His 2nd marriage was to Eve Lacik but this also ended in divorce in 1990.

Race / Ethnicity


Herbert Lom was of Jewish descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Authoritative voice
  • Often played arrogant, menacing villains
Herbert Lom as seen in a photo
Herbert Lom as seen in a photo (Poster Rama / Pinterest)

Herbert Lom Facts

  1. Along with Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Jack Warner, Frankie Howerd, and Katie Johnson, Herbert Lom co-starred as Louis Harvey in the 1955 black comedy crime film The Ladykillers.
  2. One of his hobbies was painting.

Featured Image by When Hollywood was “Golden” / Facebook

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