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Date of Birth 5 May 1940New York City, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Lindsay-Hogg was born on May 5, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Let It Be (1970), The Object of Beauty (1991) and The Concert in Central Park (1982). He was previously married to Lucy Mary Davies.

Spouse (1)

Lucy Mary Davies (1967 - 1971) (divorced)

Trivia (4)

Son of screen and stage actress Geraldine Fitzgerald and husband Sir Edward Lindsay-Hogg, 4th Baronet, as well as the natural son of Orson Welles.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1979 Tony Award as Best Director (Play) for "Whose Life Is It Anyway?" His mother, Geraldine Fitzgerald was nominated for the same award in 1982 for "Mass Appeal."
Half-brother of clinical psychologist, Susan Scheftel.
His former wife was married to Lord Snowdon (1978-2000).

Personal Quotes (12)

I found Mick Jagger... very bright. I always liked him very much and still do.
And one thing about Mick Jagger is he keeps his eye very closely on not only where the dollars go but where the pennies go.
I completely trust Gloria Vanderbilt. I have always found her very honest.
I think my mother was like a small company which, because things are not ship-shape, keeps two sets of books, one for the auditors and then there's the other one.
I didn't have the equipment for the regular world of being a lawyer. I didn't have the imagination for that. I did have a funny kind of ambition, but I didn't know where to put it.
One of the things I find very little of in America - and certainly not on Broadway - are plays with political attitudes.
I'm not good at normal things. I can't drive a car. I couldn't read till I was 10.
I have become my own father.
I'm sure there are people who think I only do music, people who think I only do theater, and people who think I only do dramatic stuff. I do things that interest me.
Actors were the first people to accept me.
When we first put 'Let It Be' out, I had to cut out a lot of stuff that I really like and wanted to stay in there. The stuff in the new DVD has a lot of the stuff that had to be cut out. So for me, it's like the egg is now complete.
One of the things I find in writing about people who are dead is that, after a short or long time, no matter how close the relationship was, they become like characters in fiction.

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