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Jason Isaacs was born in Liverpool, the third of four children of Sheila (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. Whilst at Bristol University he directed and/or appeared in over 20 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 London Fields (post-production)
Mark Asprey
 2014/II After the Fall (completed)
Frank
 2014 Fury
Captain Waggoner
 2014 John Wick
David (uncredited)
 2014 Rio, I Love You
O "Gringo" (segment "Texas")
 2014 Field of Lost Shoes
John C. Breckinridge
 2014/I Dawn
Dawson
 2014/III After The Fall
Frank McTiernan
 2013 A Single Shot
Waylon
 2013 Sweetwater
Prophet Josiah
 2011 The Great Ghost Rescue
Narrator (voice)
 2011 Cars 2
Siddeley / Leland Turbo (voice)
 2010 Skeletons
The Colonel
 2008 The Rain Horse (Short)
John
 2008 Good
Maurice
 2007 Grindhouse
Bearded Man (segment "Don't") (uncredited)
 2005 Tennis, Anyone...?
Johnny Green
 2005 Elektra
DeMarco (uncredited)
 2002 High Times Potluck
Arneau
 2002 Passionada
Charles Beck
 2002 Windtalkers
Major Mellitz
 2002 Resident Evil
Dr. William Birkin / Narrator (uncredited)
 2001 Hotel
Australian Actor
 2001 The Tag (Short)
Robert
 1999 Burn Your Phone (Short)
The Killer
 1998 Divorcing Jack
Cow Pat Keegan
 1996 Guardians
Jim Reed
 1995 Solitaire for 2
Harry
 1994 Shopping
Market Trader
 1991 The Heroic Legend of Arislan
Lajendra (1993) (English version, voice)
 1989 The Tall Guy
Doctor 2
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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 »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

"Look, I play all these tough guys and thugs and strong, complex characters. In real life, I am a cringing, neurotic Jewish mess. Can't I for once play that on stage?" -to the producers of the stage version of "Angels in America" while auditioning for the part of "Louis". See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Frequently plays elegant villains

Star Sign:

Gemini

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