Dennis Hoey Overview:

Actor, Dennis Hoey, was born Samuel David Hyams on Mar 30, 1893 in London, England. Hoey died at the age of 67 on Jul 25, 1960 in Palm Beach, FL .

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By The Metzinger Sisters on Nov 18, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"Why, if it isn't Mr. 'Olmes!" You may know him by his real name, but more than likely you just call out "Lestrade!" when you see him on film. Although has become forever associated with his role as Inspector Lestrade in the Universal Sherlock Holmes series, he was a character actor lik... Read full article


- A Closer Inspection

By The Metzinger Sisters on Nov 18, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"Why, if it isn't Mr. 'Olmes!" You may know him by his real name, but more than likely you just call out "Lestrade!" when you see him on film. Although has become forever associated with his role as Inspector Lestrade in the Universal Sherlock Holmes series, he was a character actor lik... Read full article


- A Closer Inspection

By The Metzinger Sisters on Nov 18, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"Why, if it isn't Mr. 'Olmes!" You may know him by his real name, but more than likely you just call out "Lestrade!" when you see him on film. Although has become forever associated with his role as Inspector Lestrade in the Universal Sherlock Holmes series, he was a character actor lik... Read full article


- A Closer Inspection

By The Metzinger Sisters on Nov 18, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"Why, if it isn't Mr. 'Olmes!" You may know him by his real name, but more than likely you just call out "Lestrade!" when you see him on film. Although has become forever associated with his role as Inspector Lestrade in the Universal Sherlock Holmes series, he was a character actor lik... Read full article


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Dennis Hoey Quotes:

Williams 'Bill', Matilda's Butler: We shall take a powder.


Lady Margaret Carstairs: I shall report you both to Scotland Yard.
Inspector Lestrade: ...But I *am* Scotland Yard.


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Dennis Hoey Facts
Best remembered as the pompous, but wonderfully dim-witted, "Inspector Lestrade" of Scotland Yard in several of Basil Rathbone's Sherlock Holmes offerings of the 1940's.

His son, Michael A. Hoey, talks extensively about his father in an interview in the book, "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde" (McFarland & Co., 2010), by Tom Weaver.

Grandfather of Dennis Hoey.

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