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Jason Isaacs

Jason Isaacs was born in Liverpool, the third of four children of Sheila (née Nathan) and Eric Isaacs. His parents were both from Jewish families (from Eastern Europe). He studied law at Bristol University and graduated in 1985 with a degree in law but decided to study acting. While at Bristol University, he directed and/or appeared in over 20 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Infiltrator (post-production)
Mark Jackowski
 2016 Blue Dog (post-production)
Michael Carter
 2015 London Fields (completed)
Mark Asprey
 2015 Lithgow Saint (Short)
Lithgow Saint
 2014-2015 Star Wars Rebels (TV Series)
The Inquisitor
- Fire Across the Galaxy (2015) ... The Inquisitor (voice)
- Rebel Resolve (2015) ... The Inquisitor (voice)
- Call to Action (2015) ... The Inquisitor (voice)
- Path of the Jedi (2014) ... The Inquisitor (voice)
- Gathering Forces (2014) ... The Inquisitor (voice)
 2015 Stockholm, Pennsylvania
Benjamin McKay
 2014 Fury
Captain Waggoner
 2014 Rio, I Love You
O "Gringo" (segment "Texas")
 2014 Rosemary's Baby (TV Mini-Series)
Roman Castevet
- Night Two (2014) ... Roman Castevet
- Night One (2014) ... Roman Castevet
 2014 Field of Lost Shoes
John C. Breckinridge
 2014/I Dawn
 2014 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (Video Game)
Satan (voice)
 2014 After The Fall
Frank McTiernan
 2013 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Commander Zhao
- Darkness Falls (2013) ... Commander Zhao (voice)
 2013 A Single Shot
 2013 The Surgeon General (TV Movie)
Dr. John Sherman
 2012 Kendra (TV Series)
- Twilight (2012) ... Jeffrey
- Versed (2012) ... Jeffrey
 2011 The Great Ghost Rescue
Narrator (voice)
 2011 El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron (Video Game)
Lucifel (voice)
 2011 Cars 2
Siddeley / Leland Turbo (voice)
 2011 Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (Video)
Sinestro (voice)
 2010 Pleading Guilty (TV Movie)
 2010 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (Video Game)
Satan (voice)
 2010 Batman: Under the Red Hood (Video)
Ra's al Ghul (voice)
 2010 Napoleon: Total War (Video Game) (voice)
 2010 Skeletons
The Colonel
 2008 The Rain Horse (Short)
 2008 Good
 2007 Grindhouse
Bearded Man (segment "Don't") (uncredited)
 2006/I Scars (TV Movie)
 2005 Spartan: Total Warrior (Video Game)
Sejanus (voice)
 2005 Tennis, Anyone...?
Johnny Green
 2005 Elektra
DeMarco (uncredited)
 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Colin Ayres
- Memorial Day (2004) ... Colin Ayres
- Gaza (2004) ... Colin Ayres
 2004 Future Tactics: The Uprising (Video Game) (voice)
 2002 Reign of Fire (Video Game) (voice)
 2002 High Times Potluck
 2002 Passionada
Charles Beck
 2002 Windtalkers
Major Mellitz
 2002 Resident Evil
Dr. William Birkin / Narrator (uncredited)
 2001 Hotel
Australian Actor
 2001 The Tag (Short)
 2000 The Sight (TV Movie)
Ghost (uncredited)
 1999 Burn Your Phone (Short)
The Killer
 1998 Divorcing Jack
Cow Pat Keegan
 1998 The Last Don II (TV Mini-Series)
Father Luca Tonarini
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Father Luca Tonarini
 1997 The Fix (TV Movie)
Tony Kay
 1996 Guardians
Jim Reed
 1995 A Relative Stranger (TV Movie)
Peter Fraiman
 1995 Loved Up (TV Movie)
Dez 2
 1995 Dangerous Lady (TV Mini-Series)
Michael Ryan
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Michael Ryan
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Michael Ryan
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Michael Ryan
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Michael Ryan
 1995 Boon (TV Series)
Mike Puckett
- Thieves Like Us (1995) ... Mike Puckett
 1995 Solitaire for 2
 1994 Beneath a Steel Sky (Video Game)
Ken (voice, uncredited)
 1994 Shopping
Market Trader
 1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Dr. Desmond Collier
- Cherubim & Seraphim (1992) ... Dr. Desmond Collier
 1992 Taggart (TV Series)
- Double Exposure (1992) ... Barr
 1991 Ashenden (TV Mini-Series)
Andrew Lehman
- The Hairless Mexican (1991) ... Andrew Lehman
- The Traitor (1991) ... Andrew Lehman
- The Dark Woman (1991) ... Andrew Lehman
 1991 Eye Contact (TV Movie)
Michael Lewis
 1991 The Heroic Legend of Arislan (TV Mini-Series)
- Heroic Legend of Arslan V (The Solitary Horseman, Part I) (1991) ... Lajendra (English version, voice)
- Heroic Legend of Arslan VI (The Solitary Horseman, Part II) (1991) ... Lajendra (English version, voice)
- Heroic Legend of Arslan IV (Road of Blood and Sweat) (1991) ... Lajendra (English version, voice)
- Heroic Legend of Arslan II (1991) ... Lajendra (English version, voice)
 1990 TECX (TV Series)
Edward Latham
- Fall from Grace (1990) ... Edward Latham
 1989 The Tall Guy
Doctor 2
 1989 A Quiet Conspiracy (TV Mini-Series)
Jean-Marc Sammarty
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Jean-Marc Sammarty
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Jean-Marc Sammarty
 1988 This Is David Lander (TV Series)
Dr. Guy Chadbot
- A Growing Crisis (1988) ... Dr. Guy Chadbot
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Other Works:

Played the title character in "Rupa Lucian" the radio play for BBC World Service. Original play by Ad De Bont. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Personal Quote:

On the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling: "I went off and read the books after the audition and I read all four books in one sitting--you know--didn't wash, didn't eat, drove around with them on the steering wheel like a lunatic. I suddenly understood why my friends, who I'd thought where slightly backward, had been so addicted to these children's books. They're like crack." See more »


Harry Potter co-star Gary Oldman is one of his favorite actors. See more »


Frequently plays elegant villains

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