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Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, María Eugenia, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking Underdogs. He graduated from the Juilliard School in... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 20 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ex Machina
Ex Machina Nathan
(2014)
Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis Llewyn Davis
(2013)
A Most Violent Year
A Most Violent Year Abel Morales
(2014)

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 2019 Star Wars: Episode IX (pre-production)
Poe Dameron
 2019 The Addams Family (announced)
Gomez Addams (voice, rumored)
 2018 Annihilation (completed)
The Biologist's Husband
  At Eternity's Gate (filming)
Paul Gauguin
  Operation Finale (filming)
Peter Malkin
 2017 Bienvenue à Suburbicon
Bud Cooper
 2016/II La promesse
Mikael Boghosian
 2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Video Game)
Poe Dameron (voice)
 2016 Lightningface (Short)
Basil Stitt
 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse
En Sabah Nur / Apocalypse
 2015 Show Me a Hero (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Wasicsko
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko
 2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 (Video Game)
Poe Dameron - The Force Awakens DLC (voice)
 2015 Mojave
Jack
 2014 Ex Machina
Nathan
 2014 A Most Violent Year
Abel Morales
 2014 Ticky Tacky (Short)
Lucien
 2014 Two Faces of January
Rydal
 2014 Trentemøller: Gravity (Video short)
Mr. Carpool
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Man
 2013 En secret
Laurent
 2013 Inside Llewyn Davis
Llewyn Davis
 2012 Won't Back Down
Michael Perry
 2012 Jason Bourne: L'héritage
Outcome #3
 2012 Revenge for Jolly!
Cecil
 2012 Cristeros
Victoriano 'El Catorce' Ramirez
 2011 10 ans déjà
Reeves
 2011 W.E.
Evgeni
 2011/I Drive
Standard
 2011 Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (Short)
Poe Dameron
 2011 Sucker Punch
Blue Jones
 2010 Robin des Bois
Prince John
 2009 Balibo
José Ramos-Horta
 2009 Agora
Orestes
 2008 Mensonges d'état
Bassam
 2008 Che - 1ère partie - L'Argentin
Interpreter (as Óscar Isaac)
 2007 La vie devant ses yeux
Marcus
 2006 La nativité
Joseph
 2006 Pu-239
Shiv
 2006 New York - Section criminelle (TV Series)
Robbie Paulson
- The Healer (2006) ... Robbie Paulson
 2005 Lenny the Wonder Dog
Fartman (as Oscar Isaac Hernandez)
 2002 Chasseurs de Primes
Francesco
 1996 Illtown
Pool Boy
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Other Works:

: Plays Proteus in "Two Gentlemen of Verona" musical by John Guare and Galt MacDermot, based on the play by William Shakespeare (Delacorte Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Oscar Isaac Hernandez | Óscar Isaac

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being cast as Llewyn Davis] It was the role of a lifetime, and I just really talked myself into the world of the movie, of 1960s Greenwich Village, New York - the pre-Dylan, great folk scene that was happening and into this character who's both wanting desperately to succeed, and also desperately to fail. And then, on top of of everything the character is, I was learning that repertoire of ... See more »

Trivia:

Is a musician and singer, playing guitar. In high school he played in punk bands and later became lead singer of his own band, the Blinking Underdogs. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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