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 ...

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Titanic (1997)

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101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later. A young Rose boards the ship with her mother and fiancé. Meanwhile, Jack Dawson and Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets aboard the ship. Rose tells the whole ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Frances Fisher  •  Billy Zane

101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later. A young Rose boards the ship with her mother and fiancé. Meanwhile, Jack Dawson and Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets aboard the ship. Rose tells the whole ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Frances Fisher  •  Billy Zane

Anaconda (1997)

A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Llosa
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Ice Cube  •  Jon Voight  •  Eric Stoltz

A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Llosa
CAST:  Jennifer Lopez  •  Ice Cube  •  Jon Voight  •  Eric Stoltz

Jumanji (1995)

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When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for freedom is to finish the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jonathan Hyde  •  Bonnie Hunt

When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for freedom is to finish the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Jonathan Hyde  •  Bonnie Hunt

Land of the Blind (2006)

A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Edwards
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Tom Hollander  •  Lara Flynn Boyle

A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Edwards
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Tom Hollander  •  Lara Flynn Boyle

The Mummy (1999)

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Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell stumbles upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle to claim the area in 1920s Egypt. It has been over three thousand years since former High Priest Imhotep suffered a fate worse than death as a punishment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Rachel Weisz  •  John Hannah  •  Arnold Vosloo

Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell stumbles upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle to claim the area in 1920s Egypt. It has been over three thousand years since former High Priest Imhotep suffered a fate worse than death as a punishment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Rachel Weisz  •  John Hannah  •  Arnold Vosloo

The Tailor of Panama (2001)

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A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The tailor also has a wife ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Leonor Varela

A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The tailor also has a wife ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Leonor Varela

Caravaggio (1986)

As influential Italian artist Caravaggio dies in exile in 1610, he recalls his short life, from his childhood to his initial artistic failures to his later triumphs as he catches the eye of a sympathetic cardinal to his destructive relationship with a dashing gambler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek Jarman
CAST:  Nigel Terry  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Sean Bean  •  Robbie Coltrane

As influential Italian artist Caravaggio dies in exile in 1610, he recalls his short life, from his childhood to his initial artistic failures to his later triumphs as he catches the eye of a sympathetic cardinal to his destructive relationship with a dashing gambler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek Jarman
CAST:  Nigel Terry  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Sean Bean  •  Robbie Coltrane

Being Human (1994)

One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Maudie Johnson  •  Max Johnson  •  Robert Carlyle

One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Maudie Johnson  •  Max Johnson  •  Robert Carlyle

Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! Enter faithful butler ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  John Larroquette  •  Edward Herrmann  •  Christine Ebersole

Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! Enter faithful butler ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Macaulay Culkin  •  John Larroquette  •  Edward Herrmann  •  Christine Ebersole

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

The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very loose ends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  Ian Hart  •  Nicholas Palliser  •  Neil Dudgeon

The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very loose ends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  Ian Hart  •  Nicholas Palliser  •  Neil Dudgeon

Princess of Thieves (2001)

Sherwood forest has a courageous new hero - Gwyn, the daughter of Robin Hood. Possessing the cunning skills of her legendary father and the beauty and intelligence of her mother Maid Marian, Gwyn is anxious to follow in her father's footsteps. King Richard nears ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  David Barrass  •  Stephen Moyer  •  Malcolm McDowell

Sherwood forest has a courageous new hero - Gwyn, the daughter of Robin Hood. Possessing the cunning skills of her legendary father and the beauty and intelligence of her mother Maid Marian, Gwyn is anxious to follow in her father's footsteps. King Richard nears ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  David Barrass  •  Stephen Moyer  •  Malcolm McDowell

The Contract (2006)

Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  John Cusack  •  Alice Krige  •  Megan Dodds

Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Morgan Freeman  •  John Cusack  •  Alice Krige  •  Megan Dodds

Deadly Advice (1994)

Mother rules the house with an iron hand and has such power over her daughters that they see themselves as becoming old unmarried, maids. Jodie has feelings for the local doctor, a man much older than her, for which her mother strongly disapproves. Beth finds a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mandie Fletcher
CAST:  Jane Horrocks  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Imelda Staunton  •  Jonathan Pryce

Mother rules the house with an iron hand and has such power over her daughters that they see themselves as becoming old unmarried, maids. Jodie has feelings for the local doctor, a man much older than her, for which her mother strongly disapproves. Beth finds a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mandie Fletcher
CAST:  Jane Horrocks  •  Brenda Fricker  •  Imelda Staunton  •  Jonathan Pryce

An Indecent Obsession (1985)

Sister Honour Langtree (Wendy Hughes), is in charge of a military hospital for psychiatric patients. She however transgresses boundaries by developing a sexual attraction for a new patient.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lex Marinos
CAST:  Wendy Hughes  •  Gary Sweet  •  Richard Moir  •  Jonathan Hyde

Sister Honour Langtree (Wendy Hughes), is in charge of a military hospital for psychiatric patients. She however transgresses boundaries by developing a sexual attraction for a new patient.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lex Marinos
CAST:  Wendy Hughes  •  Gary Sweet  •  Richard Moir  •  Jonathan Hyde

Hamlet (1980)

Hamlet comes home from university to find his uncle married to his mother, and his father's ghost haunting the battlements and scaring the watch. Then his father's ghost directs him to seek revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodney Bennett
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Claire Bloom  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Eric Porter

Hamlet comes home from university to find his uncle married to his mother, and his father's ghost haunting the battlements and scaring the watch. Then his father's ghost directs him to seek revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodney Bennett
CAST:  Derek Jacobi  •  Claire Bloom  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Eric Porter

Eisenstein (2000)

A glimpse at the life of legendary Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renny Bartlett
CAST:  Simon McBurney  •  Raymond Coulthard  •  Jacqueline McKenzie  •  Jonathan Hyde

A glimpse at the life of legendary Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renny Bartlett
CAST:  Simon McBurney  •  Raymond Coulthard  •  Jacqueline McKenzie  •  Jonathan Hyde

The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006)

Thousands of years ago, the great Child King Tutankhamen ruled. Few know the details of his life -- No one knows the secrets of his death. All that is about to change.Free -spirited archaeologist Danny Fremont (Casper Van Dien, Sleepy Hollow) is certain that if ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Leonor Varela  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Jonathan Hyde

Thousands of years ago, the great Child King Tutankhamen ruled. Few know the details of his life -- No one knows the secrets of his death. All that is about to change.Free -spirited archaeologist Danny Fremont (Casper Van Dien, Sleepy Hollow) is certain that if ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Leonor Varela  •  Malcolm McDowell  •  Jonathan Hyde

Crimson Peak (2015)

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In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Mia Wasikowska

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Charlie Hunnam  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Mia Wasikowska

King Lear (2008)

King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trevor Nunn
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Romola Garai  •  Monica Dolan  •  Sylvester McCoy

King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trevor Nunn
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Romola Garai  •  Monica Dolan  •  Sylvester McCoy

First Born (2016)

A young couples lives are turned upside down when the birth of their first child is accompanied by terrifying entities that threaten their newly formed family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nirpal Bhogal
CAST:  Antonia Thomas  •  Jonathan Hyde  •  Luke Norris  •  Lucy Chappell

A young couples lives are turned upside down when the birth of their first child is accompanied by terrifying entities that threaten their newly formed family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nirpal Bhogal
CAST:  Antonia Thomas  •  Jonathan Hyde  •  Luke Norris  •  Lucy Chappell
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