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Michael A. Hoey (1934–2014)

The son of character actor Dennis Hoey (Insp. Lestrade in the Universal "Sherlock Holmes" series), Michael A. Hoey was born in London and relocated to the U.S. as a child. Growing up in the shadows of the Hollywood studios, he decided he wanted to get into the business and began his career in the editing room. Branching out into production, he ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

The Legend of Mandinga
Fame Producer
Falcon Crest
Falcon Crest Director


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 2006 2006 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 2004 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 2003 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1983/I Happy Endings (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1982-1983 Fame (TV Series) (associate producer - 22 episodes)
- U.N. Week (1983) ... (associate producer)
- Ending on a High Note (1983) ... (associate producer)
- ...Help from My Friends (1983) ... (associate producer)
- Not in Kansas Anymore (1983) ... (associate producer)
- Friendship Day (1983) ... (associate producer)
 1979 Heaven Only Knows (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1979 The Lazarus Syndrome (TV Series) (producer)
 1979 The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove (TV Series) (associate producer - 1 episode)
- Crate Expectations (1979) ... (associate producer)
 1978 The Lazarus Syndrome (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1978 A Question of Love (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1978 Stickin' Together (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1977 The Fitzpatricks (TV Series) (associate producer - 1 episode)
- Halloween (1977) ... (associate producer)
 1963 Palm Springs Weekend (producer)
 1962 The Chapman Report (associate producer - uncredited)
 1961 The Legend of Mandinga (Documentary) (producer)
Show Show Director (10 credits)
Show Show Editor (24 credits)
Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (7 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Other Works:

Foreword author: "Three Bad Men: John Ford, John Wayne, Ward Bond," McFarland & Co. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Hoey | Mike Hoey | Michael A. Hoy

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966)] Once the title was changed . . . we knew that when the movie came out, the reviews were going to be "Navy 0, Nightcrawlers 4"!


Interviewed in the Tom Weaver books, "I Was a Monster Movie Maker" (McFarland & Co., 2001) and "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde" (McFarland & Co., 2010). See more »

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