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Hyde at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con International
|Spouse(s)||Isobel Buchanan (m. 1980)|
|Children||2; including Georgia King|
Jonathan Stephen Geoffrey King, known as Jonathan “Nash” Hyde(born 21 May 1948), is an Australian–English actor, known for roles such as Herbert Cadbury in Richie Rich , J. Bruce Ismay in the 1997 film Titanic , Culverton Smith in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes , Warren Westridge in Anaconda , Sam Parrish and Van Pelt in Jumanji , and Eldritch Palmer in the FX TV series The Strain .
Hyde was born in Brisbane, Queensland, to a middle-class family. His father was Stephen Geoffrey King, a solicitor.[ citation needed ] Hyde's interest in law took him to university to study the subject but his passion for performing and the theatre led him to pursue a career in acting. Leaving for London in 1969, he was awarded a coveted place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and won the Bancroft Gold Medal for excellence in his graduating year of 1972.
Hyde 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 was 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 played 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 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 and Anaconda .
He appeared in the 1989 BBC miniseries Shadow of the Noose in which he played barrister Edward Marshall Hall. He has also appeared in several television mysteries, including The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes starring Jeremy Brett and Midsomer Murders as Frank Smythe-Webster.
In 2007, Hyde played Dr. Dorn in Chekhov's The Seagull and the Earl of Kent in King Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company 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 .
In the final series of BBC's popular series Spooks , Hyde played Ilya Gavrik, a Russian Minister.
Hyde appeared as Lionel Logue, the King's speech therapist in the West End production of The King's Speech at Wyndham's Theatre.
Since 2014, he has starred as Eldritch Palmer in the FX TV series The Strain .
Hyde married Scottish soprano Isobel Buchanan in 1980.The couple have two daughters, one of whom is actress Georgia King.
|1985||An Indecent Obsession||Neil Parkinson|
|Deadly Advice||George Joseph Smith|
|1994||The Dying Detective||Culverton Smith|
|Richie Rich||Herbert Arthur Runcible Cadbury|
|Cadfael||Lord Godfrid Picard||Episode, "The Leper of Saint Giles"|
|1995||Jumanji||Samuel Parrish and Van Pelt||Double role|
|Bliss||Dr. Oliver Pleasance||TV film|
|1996||A Touch of Frost||Dr. Keith Michaelson|
|1997||Titanic||J. Bruce Ismay|
|1999||The Mummy||Dr. Allen Chamberlain|
|The Prince and the Pauper||Lord Hertford||TV film|
|2001||Attila||Flavius Felix||TV miniseries|
|The Tailor of Panama||Cavendish|
|Princess of Thieves||Prince John|
|2002||Midsomer Murders||Frank Smythe-Webster||Series 6|
|Dinotopia||Mayor Waldo||TV series;|
|2004||Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking||George Pentney||TV film|
|2006||The Curse of King Tut's Tomb||Morgan Sinclair|
|Land of the Blind||Smith|
|2008||King Lear||Kent||TV film|
|2011||Spooks||Ilya Gavrik||Series 10|
|2013||Foyle's War||Colonel Galt||Series 7 Episode 2 "The Cage"|
|2013||Endeavour||Sir Edmund Sloan||Series 1 Episode 2 "Girl"|
|2014–2017||The Strain||Eldritch Palmer /|
|2016||Tokyo Trial||William Webb||TV series|
|2016–2018||Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia||Walt Strickler (voice)||TV series|
|2018||3Below: Tales of Arcadia||Walt Strickler (voice)||Episode: Last Night on Earth|
|1974||Saint Joan of the Stockyards||Slift|
|1975||The De Sade Show||De Sade|
|1975||The Duchess of Malfi||the Cardinal|
|1975||The Government Inspector||the Superintendent of Schools|
|1975||Romeo and Juliet||Capulet|
|1976||What the Butler Saw||Rance|
|1976||Seven Deadly Sins||the Mother|
|1977||The Country Wife||Dorilant|
|1977||The Importance of Being Earnest||Lady Bracknell|
|1979||Good Humoured Ladies||Silvestra|
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