Son of screen and stage actress Geraldine Fitzgerald and husband Sir Edward Lindsay-Hogg, 4th Baronet. It has been said that he is 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).

Upon the death of his acknowledged father in 1999, he inherited his title and became Sir Michael Lindsay-Hogg, 5th Baronet.