Hyde, Jonathan 1947–

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HYDE, Jonathan 1947–


Born May 21, 1947, in Brisbane, Australia (some sources cite England). Education: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduated.


Agent—Artists Rights Group, 4 Great Portland St., London W1W 8PA, England.


Actor. Royal Shakespeare Company, member of the company; Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, associate member; performer with the Glasgow Citizens' Company (later Glasgow Citizens' Theatre), Glasgow, Scotland, and Royal National Theatre.

Awards, Honors:

Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by a cast, 1998, for Titanic.


Television Appearances; Series:

Charles, Thomas and Sarah, London Weekend Television, 1979.

Twenty Good Years, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, beginning 1979.

Mayor Waldo, Dinotopia (also known as Dinotopia: The Series), ABC, Hallmark Channel, CanWest Global Television, and Sky TV, 2002.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

"Gambling Lady," The Racing Game (also known as The Racing Game, Series I), Yorkshire Television, 1979–80, broadcast on Mystery!, PBS, c. 1980.

Paul, Lace, NBC, 1984.

Philippe, Mistral's Daughter, CBS, 1985.

Tigellinus, A.D. (also known as A.D.—Anno Domini), NBC, 1985.

Edward Marshall Hall, Shadow of the Noose, BBC, 1989.

Jim Mollison, The Great Air Race (also known as Half a World Away), Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1990.

Tony Dalton, The Paper Man, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1990.

Shrapnell, Children of the North, BBC–2, 1991.

Solderini, A Season of Giants, TNT, 1991.

Dr. Oliver Pleasance, Bliss, Carlton Television, 1995.

Duke of Bedford, Joan of Arc (also known as Jeanne d'Arc), CBS, 1999.

Dussan, Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (also known as Jim Henson's "Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story"), CBS, 2001.

Felix, Attila (also known as Attila the Hun), USA Network, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Honour, Profit & Pleasure, Channel 4 (England), 1985.

St. Quentin Miller, The Death of a Heart, Granada Television, broadcast as The Death of the Heart on Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, c. 1986–87.

Professor Joseph Goebbels, The Plot to Kill Hitler, CBS, 1990.

Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood performances, Fellow Traveller, HBO, 1990.

Cesar Baroodi, I Spy Returns, CBS, 1994.

Lord Hertford, The Prince and the Pauper, pay–per–view, 2000.

Prince John, Princess of Thieves, ABC, 2001.

George Pentney, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking, BBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Rosencrantz, "Hamlet, Prince of Denmark," BBC Television Shakespeare (also known as The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark), BBC–2, 1980.

Corinthian representative, The War That Never Ends, BBC, 1991.

Slyme, Woodcock, BBC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Tommy, "Killer with a Long Arm," The Professionals, London Weekend Television, 1978.

Rudy, "Conjugal Wrongs," Agony, London Weekend Television, 1979.

Paisley, "Remembrance," Chancer, Central Television and PBS, 1991.

Jonathan Wilsher, "Three Men and a Brittle Lady," Love-joy, BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1993.

Dr. Stuart Mosely, "Brave Face," Peak Practice, Central Independent Television, 1994.

Culverton Smith, "The Dying Detective," The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, Granada Television, 1994, broadcast on Mystery!, PBS, c. 1994.

Godfrid Piccard, "The Leper of St. Giles," Cadfael, Central Independent Television, 1994, broadcast on Mystery!, PBS, c. 1995.

Dr. Keith Michaelson, "Deep Waters," A Touch of Frost, Yorkshire Television, 1996.

Frank Webster, "A Tale of Two Hamlets," Midsomer Murders, BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

Film Appearances:

Napier, Phoelix, 1979.

Neil Parkinson, An Indecent Obsession, PBL Productions, 1985.

Baglione, Caravaggio, Cinevista/Zeitgeist Films, 1986.

Francisco, Being Human, Warner Bros., 1994.

George Joseph Smith, Deadly Advice, Castle Hill Productions, 1994.

Herbert A. R. Cadbury, Richie Rich, Warner Bros., 1994.

Hunter Van Pelt/Samuel Alan Parrish, Jumanji, Columbia/TriStar, 1995.

J. Bruce Ismay, Titanic, Paramount, 1997.

Warren Westridge, Anaconda, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Dr. Allen Chamberlain, The Mummy, MCA/Universal, 1999.

Meyerhold, Eisenstein (also known as The Furnace), Amerique Film, 2000.

Cavendish, The Tailor of Panama, Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001.

Morgan Sinclaire, The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, 2006.

Smith, Land of the Blind, Lucky 7 Productions, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Nightwork, Swansdown Gloves, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford–upon–Avon, England, 1982.

Laxton, The Roaring Girl, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1984.

Octavius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1984.

Duke Ferdinand of Calabria, The Duchess of Malfi, Royal National Theatre, London, 1985.

Major Magnus Muldoon, The Real Inspector Hound, Royal National Theatre, 1985.

Mr. Sneer, The Critic, Royal National Theatre, 1985.

Yasha, The Cherry Orchard, Royal National Theatre, 1985.

Vasquez, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1991.

Christopher Columbus, Columbus and the Discovery of Japan, Royal Shakespeare Company, Barbican Theatre, London, 1992.

Charles, Sleep with Me, Royal National Theatre, 1999.

Creon, Antigone, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1999.

Additional appearances with Royal Shakespeare Company include appearances as Oliver, As You Like It; as Edgar, King Lear; as the porter, Macbeth; as Bassanio, The Merchant of Venice; as Aumerle, Richard II; as Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet; and in The Alchemist and Julius Caesar. Appeared in operas, including The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and A Night in Old Peking.


Video Games:

J. Bruce Ismay, Titanic Explorer (also known as James Cameron's "Titanic Explorer"), Twentieth Century–Fox Home Entertainment, 1997.