James Hyde (Sam Bennett on Passions)

Current Character: Sam Bennett

Birthplace: Born in Lancaster, Ohio

Marital Status: Married to Sue-Ling Garci (February 20, 1992)


James Hyde was born in Lancaster, Ohio. Hyde started out as a model, modeling, and acting at a young age. Hyde was discovered when he auditioned for an open casting call for the now defunct "Sunset Beach." Hyde has worked not only in daytime television, but in primetime television, playing roles on "Sex and the City," "Models & Mortals," "Mortal Kombat" and "Miami Sands."
His feature film credits include Fine-Line's "Let's Talk about Sex" and "The Blackout" with Dennis Hopper.

Hyde lives in Los Angeles with his wife, (actress) Sue-Ling Garcia Hyde and their son James Moses. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, baseball and golf.

Career Highlights

Passions - Sam Bennett (July 1999 - Present)
As the World Turns - Liam #1 (1999)
Miami Sands (1998)
Mortal Kombat: Conquest - Stefan (1998)
Sex and the City - Brad Fox (1998)
Another World - Neil Johanssen (1997)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmy Awards Nominee - Fan Award for Irresistible Combination for Harmony's Passions (2005)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination - Outstanding Supporting Actor (2003)