Jonathan Hyde

Jonathan Hyde

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    • May 21st, 1948
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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Acting (29 Credits)

2021Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans
2018A Very English Scandal as David Napley
2017Breathe as Dr. Entwistle
2016FirstBorn as Alistair
2016Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia as Mr. Strickler (voice)
2016Tokyo Trial as President Sir William Webb
2015Crimson Peak as Ogilvie
2014The Strain as Eldritch Palmer
2008King Lear as Earl of Kent
2006The Curse of King Tut's Tomb as Morgan Sinclair
2006The Contract as Turner
2006Land of the Blind as Smith
2006The Curse of King Tut's Tomb as Morgan Sinclair
2004Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking as George Pentney
2002Dinotopia as Mayor Waldo
2001Princess of Thieves as Prince John
2001The Tailor of Panama as Cavendish
2001Attila as Felix
2000The Prince and the Pauper as Lord Hertford
1999The Mummy as Dr. Allen Chamberlain
1999Joan of Arc as The Duke of Bedford
1997Anaconda as Warren Westridge
1997Titanic as Bruce Ismay
1995Jumanji as Samuel Alan Parrish / Van Pelt
1994Richie Rich as Herbert Cadbury
1994Being Human as Francisco
1986Caravaggio as Baglione
1984Lace as Paul
1980Hamlet, Prince of Denmark as Rosencrantz


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