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Jonathan Hyde

Jonathan Hyde (born 21 May 1948) is an Australian-born English actor, well known for his roles as J. Bruce Ismay, the managing director of the White Star Line in Titanic, Egyptologist Allen Chamberlain in The Mummy and Sam Parrish/Van Pelt, the hunter in Jumanji. He is married to the Scottish soprano Isobel Buchanan. They have two daughters, one of which is the actress Georgia King. Hyde was born in Brisbane, Queensland. He is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Among other roles, he played Ferdinand in a 1985 production of John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and is an Associate Member there. He was also an original cast member of Not the Nine O'Clock News, the first series of which was pulled from broadcast because of the General Election of 1979. Hyde has been in numerous films including The Contract, The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, Land of the Blind, The Tailor of Panama, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking, Eisenstein, Anaconda and Richie Rich. He appeared in the 1989 BBC miniseries Shadow of the Noose in which he played the famous barrister Edward Marshall Hall. He has also appeared in several television mysteries, including The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes starring Jeremy Brett, and Midsomer Murders. In 2007, Hyde played Dr. Dorn in Chekhov's The Seagull and the Earl of Kent in King Lear for the RSC in a repertory company that included Ian McKellen, Frances Barber, Romola Garai, William Gaunt and Sylvester McCoy. Both plays toured together internationally, before taking up residence in the New London Theatre. The final performance was on 12 January 2008. He reprised his role of Kent in the 2008 television film of King Lear. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jonathan Hyde, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 21, 1948 In Brisbane, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Hamlet 1980-05-25
Latest Project:
Movie Tokyo Trial 2017-12-14
Known For
Poster of Stealing Bess
Poster of A Touch of Frost
Movie Tokyo Trial President Sir William Webb 2017-12-14
Movie Breathe Dr. Entwistle 2017-10-13
Movie First Born Alistair 2016-06-19
Series Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia Mr. Strickler (voice) 2016-12-23
Movie Crimson Peak Ogilvie 2015-10-13
Series The Strain Eldritch Palmer 2014-07-13
Movie Isaac Newton: The Last Magician 2013-04-12
Movie King Lear Earl of Kent 2008-08-06
Movie Land of the Blind Smith 2006-01-01
Movie The Curse of King Tut's Tomb Morgan Sinclair 2006-04-11
Movie The Contract Turner 2006-04-05
Movie Stealing Bess Edwin Snipe 2003-01-01
Series Dinotopia Unknown 2002-11-28
Series Attila Felix 2001-01-30
Movie Princess of Thieves Prince John 2001-03-11
Movie The Tailor of Panama Cavendish 2001-02-11
Movie The Prince and the Pauper Lord Hertford 2000-01-01
Movie Eisenstein Meyerhold 2000-09-08
Movie The Mummy Dr. Allen Chamberlain 1999-04-16
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
Movie Anaconda Warren Westridge 1997-04-11
Movie Titanic Bruce Ismay 1997-11-18
Movie Jumanji Samuel Alan Parrish / Van Pelt 1995-12-15
Movie Being Human Francisco 1994-05-06
Movie Deadly Advice George Joseph Smith 1994-01-21
Movie Ri¢hie Ri¢h Herbert Cadbury 1994-12-19
Series A Touch of Frost Unknown 1992-12-06
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Movie Caravaggio Baglione 1986-08-29
Series A.D. Tigellinus 1985-03-31
Movie An Indecent Obsession Neil Parkinson 1985-05-23
Movie Lace Paul 1984-02-26
Movie Hamlet Rosencrantz 1980-05-25
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