Played Jules Verne's famed submariner, Captain Nemo, in the 1961 film The Mysterious Island.
Played Napoleon Bonaparte twice on-screen: once in the 1956 version of War and Peace and again in the 1942 British film Young Mr. Pitt.
Previously appeared with Pink Panther co-star Peter Sellers in the 1955 film The Ladykillers.
Made a rare appearance on American television in 1971 when he guest starred on an episode of Hawaii Five-O entitled Highest Castle, Deepest Grave.
Lom was nominated for an infamous Razzie Award for his performance in the 1985 film King Solomon's Mines.
Lom only made one film in his native Czechoslovakia before immigrating to Great Britain.
In an interview with the British publication The Guardian in 2001, Lom described Hammer Studios, noted for their horror films, as a "cheap little outfit."
Lom played the King of Siam in the British stage version of The King and I.
Lom has been married and divorced three times in his private life. He has three children and seven grandchildren.
Lom's parents survived the carnage of World War II and later emigrated to live with him in Great Britain but he had a girlfriend who died in a Nazi concentration camp.
During World War II, Lom worked for the BBC making radio broadcasts in its German-Czech section.
In recent years, Lom has been trying to get his novel, Dr. Guillotin, made into a film.
For many years, Lom could not get a visa to enter the United States because the American government suspected him of being a Communist sympathizer.
Lom has one sibling, a sister.
As of 2007, Lom resides in London.
Lom is an admirer of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Lom has written two historical novels: Enter a Spy, published in 1971, and Dr. Guillotin, published in 1992.
Lom was married to Dina Schea from 1948 until their divorce in 1971.
Lom's best-remembered feature from his role as Dreyfus in the Pink Panther series was his perpetual nervous twitch.
Lom immigrated to Great Britain from Czechoslovakia in 1939 shortly after the Germans occupied his native city of Prague. He became a British citizen after the conclusion of World War II.
Lom: In English eyes, all foreigners are sinister.
Lom: You know, I always do my best, no matter the quality of the film.