Jonathan Hyde

Jonathan Hyde
Jonathan Hyde

Jonathan Hyde was born in 1948 in Brisbane, Australia.   One of his first roles was in the TV series “The Professionals” in 1978.   His movies include “Richie Rich” and “Titanic”.   Recently he was featured in the hit British TV series “Endeavour”.

IMDB entry:

Jonathan Hyde was born on May 21, 1948 in Brisbane, Australia. He is an actor, known for Titanic (1997), Jumanji (1995) and The Mummy (1999). He is married to Isobel Buchanan. They have two children.Trade Mark (2)   Rich baritone voice   Often plays posh upper-class figures   Is a respected member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.   Graduated from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).   An Associate Member of Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).   Is a leading member of the Royal National Theatre Company.   Father of actress Georgia King.   On the opera visits during his youth: I remember seeing Joan Sutherland sing Semiramide, a wonderful production. Carmen, I remember well, and going to see Robert Speight in “A Man for All Seasons” and then these fantastic trips to Florentino’s. Any boarding school kid really learns the value of good food.

On his role in The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb (2006): And then I went to India to shoot an absolutely ghastly pile of tosh, but we were in Jaipur for seven weeks; I’d never been to India and I found it the most astonishingly beautiful, wonderful and nourishing country I’d ever been to in my life. Thank you very much: where next?
On his role as the Egyptologist in The Mummy (1999):…you end up with a bunch of people who are really fun, and find you are all in Marrakesh for a couple of weeks, then the middle of the desert for five weeks. What could be more wonderful?
The above IMDB entry can also be accessed online here.

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