is an actor, comedian and broadcaster of international renown. Awarded
the National Order of Distinction for his contribution to Jamaican
theatre and music, he is the former head of the drama department
of the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, and remains one of the
most distinguished actors and broadcasters in Jamaica. He will be
Go-Jamaica's guest on Thursday 29 May at 6pm (EST).
He got his first
film role in A High Wind in Jamaica, which starred Anthony Quinn
and James Coburn. His feature credits include, Cross Plot with Roger
Moore, Love Thy Neighbor and the Disney blockbuster Cool Runnings.
During a 14-year residence in Great Britain, Mr. Hyatt's television
credits included Crown Court, Six Bites of the Cherry. Mr. Hyatt's
credits on the Jamaican stage include Trevor Rhone's Old Story Time
and Two Can Play, Patrick Brown's Dirty Diana, Basil Dawkins' Forbidden
and several national pantomimes. The author of the story collection
When Me Was a Boy, Mr. Hyatt continues to perform on stage in addition
to hosting the radio program "It's Charlie's Time" on
KLAS 89 FM.
This week Mr.
Hyatt launched 'The Perils of Charlie' a CD that contains storytelling,
autobiographical information given through interviews and other
Hyatt performances produced by Stage Records. It is available in