Jan. 9, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Hammer Films actor Herbert Lom is born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic) in 1912. / Illustration by Dexter Urias

Herbert Lom is born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic) in 1912. The actor was mostly known for his role in the Pink Panther movies, but was the star of Hammer’s Phantom of the Opera, as well as Murders in the Rue Morgue, Mark of the Devil, Count Dracula,  and The Dead Zone. He died in 2012.

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