Date of birth : April 23, 1895, Russia.
Date of death : December 18, 1950, at the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Los Angeles.
Place of living : 718 North Palm Drive, Beverly Hills :
Practise: juggler and acrobat, he became artistic agent; vice president of the William Morris, one of the biggest Hollywood agencies.
Born in Russia.
Coming from the best acrobats family, the Nicholas Haidabura Imperial Russian Troupe.
He spent his first years in Russia and emigrated to the USA in 1906.
boy and teenager, then joung man affected with cardiovascular
disorders, he founded an actors agency in New York City before settling
Sickly little boy and teenager, then joung man affected with cardiovascular disorders, he founded an actors agency in New York City before settling down inLos Angeles in 1935.
He became the agent of Betty Hutton, Bob Hope, Rita Hayworth, Lana Turner, Mickey Rooney, Amos and Andy, Mae West. He ran with an iron grip the best Hollywood agency.
1949 : he was aged 53 and met Marilyn :
- or they met together during a New Year's Eve at the producer Sam Spiegel's home; at the end of the evening, Hyde would have invited Marilyn to discuss about her career.
From dates to evenings spent together, he crazily fell in love with Marilyn. He was the archetype of the producer, the one who, with his brilliant relations, could give the necessary directions to Marilyn's starting career.
At the Palm Springs Resort Club :
New Year's Eve 1949 at the Racquet Club :
During the year 1950 he left his wife, Mozelle Cravens Hyde (actress for Republic Pictures).
Her secretary was named
Her secretary was namedDonna Holloway; when Marilyn was absent, Johhny Hyde often asked her to keep company with him, so that he wasn't alone, because he suffered from heart disorders.
He sent Marilyn to Dr Michael Gurdin, who retouched her nose and chin; he made her dye her hair in platinum blonde, ride up the start of her hair and repair a small dental imperfection. He provided her a new wardrobe and she was, from then on, seen at his arm in every fashion places : .
He bought back the contract which linked her to her first agent, Harry Lipton, leaving him a low percentage on the takings, and devoted himself body and soul to Marilyn, to change her in a movie star.He sought his relations to make her obtain the parts she needed. He convinced Lester Cowan to engage her in his movie with the Marx Brothers "Love Happy"; he organized an audition at the Fox, which gave her a small part in "A Ticket to Tomahawk" (1950). Then he obtained what he wanted above all, a part, small but perfect in "The Asphalt Jungle" of John Huston (1950). He organized a screen-test with the Fox for "Cold Shoulder".
On December 17, 1950, he was stroke by a heart attack, while he was at the
He died the next day, December 18, 1950, at the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital.
Then Marilyn was banished from the house they've lived in together, and the Hyde family took the clothes and the jewels he had offered to her back. Even he had informed his lawyers about his wish to leave her one third of his private property to Marilyn, he hadn't changed his will and she didn't receive anything.
Although the family had forbidden her to attend the funeral, she was there with Natasha
Lytess at the Forest Lawn Cemetery,