Herbert Lom (1917-2012)

Herbert Lom, the last surviving member of the cast of 1955 Ealing classic The Ladykillers, September 27, aged 95. In a career which stretched back to 1937, his genre roles included The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (tv, 1967), Gerry Anderson’s live-action debut Doppelgänger (1967), Count Dracula, Dorian Gray (both 1970, the former as Van Helsing), Asylum (1972), Dark Places and — And Now the Screaming Starts (both 1973), the movie spin-off of Whoops Apocalypse (1988) and Masque of the Red Death (1989). His final screen appearance took place in 2004.

[Thanks to Steve Green for the story.]

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