Date of Birth : May 21st 1948
Australian-born British actor, well known for his roles as J. Bruce Ismay, the managing director of the White Star Line in Titanic, the Egyptologist 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 respected member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Among his many 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, Titanic, Anaconda and Richie Rich.