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Dennis Hoey (I) (1893–1960)


Dennis Hoey was born on March 30, 1893 in London, England as Samuel David Hyams. He was an actor, known for Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943), Terror by Night (1946) and David and Bathsheba (1951). He was married to Josephine Marta Ricca and Sarah Pearl-Cissie Lyons. He died on July 25, 1960 in Palm Beach, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Terror by Night
Terror by Night Inspector Lestrade
(1946)
The Spider Woman
The Spider Woman Lestrade
(1943)

Filmography

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 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Jock
- Who Killed Kovali? (1957) ... Jock
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series)
Arthur Conan Doyle (segment "The Fine Art of Murder")
- The Fine Art of Murder (1956) ... Arthur Conan Doyle (segment "The Fine Art of Murder")
 1952 Plymouth Adventure
Head Constable (uncredited)
 1952 Caribbean
Burford, Barclay's Lieutenant
 1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Vase (1952)
 1951 Cosmopolitan Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 David and Bathsheba
Joab
 1950 The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Ronny Sinclair
- Murder in Hollywood (1950) ... Ronny Sinclair
 1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
Father Hyacinth
- The Swan (1950) ... Father Hyacinth
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 The Kid from Texas
Major Harper
 1949 The Secret Garden
Mr. Pitcher
 1949 Bad Men of Tombstone
Mr. Smith
 1948 Wake of the Red Witch
Capt. Munsey
 1948 Joan of Arc
Sir William Glasdale
 1948 Ruthless
Mr. Burnside
 1947 If Winter Comes
Tiny Wilson
 1947 Where There's Life
Minister of War Grubitch
 1947 Christmas Eve
Williams-Butler
 1947 The Foxes of Harrow
Master of Harrow
 1947 Golden Earrings
Hoff
 1947 Second Chance
Roger Elwood
 1947 The Crimson Key
Steven Loring
 1946 The Strange Woman
Tim Hager
 1946 Roll on Texas Moon
Cole Gregory
 1946 Anna and the King of Siam
Sir Edward
 1946 She-Wolf of London
Inspector Pierce
 1946 Terror by Night
Inspector Lestrade
 1946 Tarzan and the Leopard Woman
Commissioner
 1945 Kitty
Jonathan Selby
 1945 A Thousand and One Nights
Sultan Kamar Al-Kir / Prince Hadji
 1945 The House of Fear
Lestrade
 1944 The Keys of the Kingdom
Alec Chisholm (uncredited)
 1944 National Velvet
Mr. Greenford
 1944 The Pearl of Death
Lestrade
 1944 Uncertain Glory
Father Le Clerc
 1943 The Spider Woman
Lestrade
 1943 Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
Lestrade
 1943 Bomber's Moon
Gestapo Col. von Grunow
 1943 They Came to Blow Up America
Col. Taeger
 1943 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
Inspector Owen
 1943 Forever and a Day
Mover
 1942 Cairo
Colonrl Woodhue
 1942 This Above All
Parsons
 1941 Confirm or Deny
Duffield, Ministry of Information
 1941 A Yank in the R.A.F.
Intelligence Officer
 1939 Hay Fever (TV Movie)
David Bliss
 1937 Uncivilized
Mara the White Chief
 1936 Black Roses
Nikander
 1935 Phantom Ship
Tom Goodschild
 1935 Transatlantic Tunnel
Worker (uncredited)
 1935 Honeymoon for Three
M. Daumery
 1935 The Immortal Gentleman
Soldier / Toby Belch
 1935 Brewster's Millions
Mario
 1934 Power
Dieterle
 1934 I Spy
MNT
 1934 Chu Chin Chow
Rakham, chief henchman
 1934 The Bride of the Lake
Miles-Na-Copaleen
 1934 My Old Duchess
Montagu Neilson
 1933 Facing the Music
Capradossi
 1933 Maid Happy
Sir Rudolph Bartlett
 1933/I The Wandering Jew
Lord de Beaudricourt
 1933 The Good Companions
Joe Brundit
 1933 Love in Morocco
Captain Sabry
 1932 Life Goes On
Anthony Carlisle
 1931 Love Lies
Cyrus Watt
 1931 Never Trouble Trouble
Stranger
 1931 No Lady
Member of sabotage gang (uncredited)
 1931 The Battle of Gallipoli
The Padre
 1930 The Man from Chicago
Jimmy Donovan
 1927 Tiptoes
Hotelier
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Stage: Appeared in "Katja". Musical operetta. See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

In his book, "Elvis, Sherlock and Me: How I Survived Growing Up in Hollywood" (BearManor Media 2007), his son, Michael A. Hoey, discusses his father's career and their somewhat fractious relationship in great detail. See more »

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