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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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Born:
May 21, 1948 In Brisbane, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
37
First Appeared:
In the series BBC Television Shakespeare 1978-12-01
Latest Project:
Series Trollhunters 2016-12-23
Known For
Poster of First Born
Poster of The Strain
Poster of The Tailor of Panama
Poster of Anaconda
Filmography

Trollhunters (2016)

Family Animation Action & Adventure Comedy
Series
as Mr. Strickler (voice)
6.8 22 votes

First Born (2016)

Horror
Movie
as Alistair
5.5 13 votes

Crimson Peak (2015)

Mystery Thriller Fantasy Horror Drama
Movie
as Ogilvie
6.4 1468 votes

The Strain (2014)

Science Fiction Drama Mystery
Series
as Eldritch Palmer
6.4 310 votes

Isaac Newton: The Last Magician (2013)

History Documentary
Movie

King Lear (2008)

Drama
Movie
as Earl of Kent
6.9 5 votes

Land of the Blind (2006)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Smith
5.8 14 votes

The Contract (2006)

Drama Action Thriller Crime
Movie
as Turner
5.5 152 votes

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)

Mystery Drama
Movie
as George Pentney
6.0 13 votes

Dinotopia 6 The Exit (2003)

Adventure Family Fantasy
Movie
as Mayor Waldo
3.5 1 votes

Stealing Bess (2003)

Movie
as Edwin Snipe
7 1 votes

Dinotopia 4 New Horizons (2003)

Adventure Family Fantasy
Movie
as Mayor Waldo
4.0 1 votes

Dinotopia 5 The Virus (2003)

Adventure Family Fantasy
Movie
as Mayor Waldo
4 1 votes

Dinotopia 1 The Outsiders (2002)

Adventure Family Fantasy
Movie
as Mayor Waldo
5.5 3 votes

Dinotopia (2002)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
4.3 12 votes

Dinotopia 3 The Election (2002)

Adventure Family Fantasy
Movie
as Mayor waldo
6.3 4 votes

Dinotopia 2: The Temptation (2002)

Adventure Family Fantasy
Movie
as Mayor waldo
5.5 3 votes

Attila (2001)

War Action Adventure Drama History Romance
Movie
as Felix
6.5 61 votes

The Tailor of Panama (2001)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Cavendish
6.2 98 votes

Princess of Thieves (2001)

Action Family Adventure Romance TV Movie
Movie
as Prince John
5.8 34 votes

The Prince and the Pauper (2000)

Movie
as Lord Hertford
4 1 votes

Eisenstein (2000)

Drama
Movie
as Meyerhold

The Mummy (1999)

Adventure Action Fantasy
Movie
as Dr. Allen Chamberlain
6.5 2609 votes

Midsomer Murders (1997)

Crime Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown
7.9 56 votes

Titanic (1997)

Drama Romance Thriller
Movie
as Bruce Ismay
7.5 7807 votes

Anaconda (1997)

Adventure Horror Thriller
Movie
as Warren Westridge
4.7 577 votes

Jumanji (1995)

Adventure Fantasy Family
Movie
as Samuel Alan Parrish / Van Pelt
6.9 2380 votes

Being Human (1994)

Drama Comedy Fantasy
Movie
as Francisco
5.0 15 votes

Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

Comedy Family
Movie
as Herbert Cadbury
5.4 432 votes

Cadfael (1994)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 4 votes

A Touch of Frost (1992)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
8.1 12 votes

Lovejoy (1986)

Mystery Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown
8.0 12 votes

Caravaggio (1986)

Drama History
Movie
as Baglione
6.5 18 votes

A.D. (1985)

Drama History TV Movie
Movie
as Tigellinus
5.3 4 votes

An Indecent Obsession (1985)

War Drama Romance
Movie
as Neil Parkinson
6.5 1 votes

Lace (1984)

Drama
Movie
as Paul
6.8 6 votes

BBC Television Shakespeare (1978)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown