Jonathan Hyde was born on 21 May 1948. He was inherent of Brisbane, Queensland. He was born to an ordinary middle-class family. His father Stephen Geoffrey King was an outstanding solicitor. In late 1960, Hyde moved to London because he didn’t want to take over the Law Firm of the family. Jonathan Hyde was an appreciated member of Royal Shakespeare Club. He 1985 he played as Ferdinand in The Duchess of Malfi. It got produced by John Webster. He studied at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art).
He is also an Associate Member at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art). He is a cast of the first series of Not the Nine O’ Clock News. Due to 1979 General Election, the broadcast got pulled out. Jonathan Hyde played as White Star Line Managing Director J. Bruce Ismay in Titanic. He starred in
The Mummy as Allen Chamberlain Egyptologist. He also starred in The Jumanji as the Hunter, Van Pelt/Sam Parrish. He has acted in lots of movies like Land of the Blind, The Tailor of Panama and the Case of the Silk Stocking. He has also acted in The Contract, Sherlock Holmes, The Curse of King Tut's Tomb, Anaconda and Eisenstein.
In 1989 he starred in Shadow of the Noose, a BBC miniseries. He played as Edward Marshall Hall, the barrister. He also appeared in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. He starred in Chekhov’s Seagull as Dr. Dorn in 2007. He also played in King Lear as Earl of Kent. The plays traveled internationally. At last, it settled in New London Theatre. On 12th January 2008 was the end performance. In 2008, He emancipated himself as Earl of Kent in King Lear in the television film. He played as the Russian Minister Ilya Gravik in the final series of Spooks. It was a popular series in BBC. He appeared in The King’s Speech as King’s Speech therapist Lionel Logue.
It got produced by West End Productions and played at Wyndham's Theatre. He appeared in Bow Down, First studio album on rap supergroup Westside Connection. He starred in The Strain as Eldritch Palmer in 2014. It got telecasted in FX TV. Jonathan Hyde got married to falsetto Isobel Buchanan. She is Scottish. They have two daughters. One of their daughter Georgia King is an actress. He got nicknamed as ‘Nash.’ He is also a painter and singer.