James Hyde plays Sam Bennett, the gorgeous all-American and very well-respected police chief who adores his wife Grace and their two daughters. Many years ago he had an affair with Ivy Winthrop Crane which Sam learned resulted in the birth of Ethan.
Born in Lancaster, Ohio, Hyde began modeling and acting at an early age. He was discovered by NBC when he auditioned at an open casting call competition for "Sunset Beach." Hyde won that competition and was featured in the soap opera's promos.
Hyde's other daytime television credits include his role as Neil on "Another World" and Liam on "As the World Turns." Additional television appearances include "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.
July 1999 to Present
Mortal Kombat: Conquest
Sex and the City
Let's Talk About Sex
Scott "Booty Call Guy"
DATE OF BIRTH: October 9, 1963
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Sue-Ling Garci (February 20, 1992).
Ethnicity: German-Scottish and Native American decent.
Other occupations: Trained as a field medic in the army and worked as a model in Australia,
Japan, Spain, London, Milan, Madrid, where he was the favorite of designers such as Versace, Gianfranco Ferre and Valentino.