James Hyde (fl 1880-1890s) was a performer.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
He was a member of The Edgar Perkins Lyric Opera Company, when it first visited Cape Town in January, 1890, to perform various operas and musical pieces in the Exhibition Theatre.
D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1923. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)
F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 389, 390, 397
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