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Jonathan Hyde

Birthday:
05/21/1948
Place of birth:
Brisbane, Australia:
Biography:
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.

Credits

Breathe (2017)
as Dr. Entwistle
First Born (2016)
as Alistair
Crimson Peak (2015)
as Ogilvie
Isaac Newton: The Last Magician (2013)
King Lear (2008)
as Earl of Kent
The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006)
as Morgan Sinclair
The Contract (2006)
as Turner
Land of the Blind (2006)
as Smith
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
as George Pentney
Dinotopia 6 The Exit (2003)
as Mayor Waldo
Dinotopia 5 The Virus (2003)
as Mayor Waldo
Dinotopia 4 New Horizons (2003)
as Mayor Waldo
Stealing Bess (2003)
as Edwin Snipe
Dinotopia 3 The Election (2002)
as Mayor waldo
Dinotopia 2: The Temptation (2002)
as Mayor waldo
Dinotopia 1 The Outsiders (2002)
as Mayor Waldo
The Tailor of Panama (2001)
as Cavendish
Princess of Thieves (2001)
as Prince John
Eisenstein (2000)
as Meyerhold
The Prince and the Pauper (2000)
as Lord Hertford
The Mummy (1999)
as Dr. Allen Chamberlain
Titanic (1997)
as Bruce Ismay
Anaconda (1997)
as Warren Westridge
Jumanji (1995)
as Samuel Alan Parrish / Van Pelt
Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)
as Herbert Cadbury
Being Human (1994)
as Francisco
Deadly Advice (1994)
as George Joseph Smith
Children of the north (1991)
as Colonel Shrapnell
The Death of the Heart (1987)
as St. Quentin Miller
Caravaggio (1986)
as Baglione
An Indecent Obsession (1985)
as Neil Parkinson
Poppyland (1985)
as Wilson Barrett
Hamlet (1980)
as Rosencrantz
Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans

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