Professor Cuthbert Calculus


Professor Cuthbert Calculus


"Acting the Goat"




Inventor (English Version)
Scientist (French Version)



Portrayed by:

Georges Loriot
Felix Fernandez
Peter Hawkins
Robert Vattier
Dallas McKennon
Fred Pasquali
Wayne Robson
Hugh Laurie

First Apperance:

Red Rackham's Treasure

Last Appearance:

Tintin and Alph-Art

Professor Cuthbert Calculus (French: Professeur Tryphon Tournesol lit. "Professor Tryphon Sunflower") is a good friebd of Tintin and the one of the main characters of the series. He has invented many things: including the rocket in Destination Moon, the shark-proof submarine in Red Rackham's Treasure, and like the clothes-press, the Super-Calcacolor, the motorized skates, etc.

In Other LanguagesAfrikaans: Professor Tertius PhosfatusEdit

  • Arabic: Professor Bergel
  • Brazilian Portuguese: Professor Girassol
  • Catalan: Silvestre Tornassol
  • Chinese: 向日葵 (meaning Sunflower)
  • Czech: Profesor Tryfon Hluchavka
  • Danish: Professor Tournesol
  • Dutch: Professor Trifonius Zonnebloem (meaning Sunflower)
  • Finnish: Professori Teophilus Tuhatkauno
  • German: Professor Balduin Bienlein
  • Greek: Καθηγητής Κούθμπερτ Κάλκιουλούς or Τρύφον Τουρνεσόλ (in the depending on the edition.)
  • Icelandic: Prófessor Vilhjálmur Vandráður
  • Indonesian: Profesor Kalkulus, or Profesor Lionel Lakmus (New Edition)
  • Italian: Professor Girasole
  • Japanese: Professor Beaker (ビーカー教授)
  • Korean: Professor Haebaragi
  • Persian: Professor Tournesol (پروفسور تورنسل)
  • Polish: Profesor Lakmus
  • Portuguese: Trifólio Girassol (Pintadinho in older editions)
  • Russian: Профессор Лакмус
  • Spanish: Silvestre Tornasol (Cuthbert Tornasol or Professor Tornasol in Latin America)
  • Swedish: Professor Karl Kalkyl
  • Turkish: Profesör Turnusol
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