Jonathan Hyde is an English actor whose career started in the 1980s. He first appeared in the films An Indecent Obsession and Caravaggio. The following decade, he had roles in the movies Being Human, Deadly Advice, and Richie Rich. In 1997, he gained recognition for his portrayal of J. Bruce Ismay in Titanic. He later had performances in the films Anaconda and The Mummy. In the 2000s, he first portrayed Flavius Felix in the miniseries Attila. After this, he starred as Mayor Waldo in the TV series Dinotopia. He went on to have roles in the films The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb, The Contract, Land of the Blind and The Seagull. More recently, he played Eldritch Palmer in the FX series The Strain.