Michael A. Hoey is a film and television writer, director and producer. He is the son of Dennis Hoey who played Inspector Lestrade in Universal's Sherlock Holmes series. Hoey began in Hollywood working as a film editor. He later wrote, directed or produced a number of feature films, including the teen comedy "Palm Springs Weekend," the cult sci-fi flick "The Navy vs the Night Monsters" and two movies starring Elvis Presley. He then transitioned into television where he wrote and directed a number of shows, including a multi-year run on "Fame" for which he received several awards. He lives in San Clemente, California.
This book is a very good introduction to the supporting players in the Holmes series but more space should have been given to the careers of Holmes Herbert, Harry Cording, Paul... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Paula Clifford
This is a great book for Sherlock Holmes fans. If you loved the Universal films, you will love this book. It has all the actors, big and small, profiled in the book. TOMPublished 19 months ago by big ed
I've been a Sherlock Holmes groupie since I was a youngin. This book, written by Denis Hoey's son (Hoey played Inspector Lestrade in the S.H. Read morePublished on September 28, 2012 by Lawrence Nepodahl