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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 & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Patriot
The Patriot Col. William Tavington
(2000)
Peter Pan
Peter Pan Mr. Darling / Captain Hook
(2003)

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 2016 London Fields (completed)
Mark Asprey
 2016 Red Dog: True Blue (post-production)
Michael Carter
 2016 The Infiltrator
Mark Jackowski
 2015 Stockholm, Pennsylvania
Benjamin McKay
 2014 Fury
Captain Waggoner
 2014 Rio, I Love You
O "Gringo" (segment "Texas")
 2014 Field of Lost Shoes
John C. Breckinridge
 2014/I Dawn
Dawson
 2014 After the Fall
Frank McTiernan
 2013 A Single Shot
Waylon
 2011 The Great Ghost Rescue
Narrator (voice)
 2011/I Abduction
Kevin
 2011 Cars 2
Siddeley / Leland Turbo (voice)
 2010 Skeletons
The Colonel
 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
 1998 Divorcing Jack
Cow Pat Keegan
 1996 Guardians
Jim Reed
 1995 Solitaire for 2
Harry
 1994 Shopping
Market Trader
 1989 The Tall Guy
Doctor 2
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Other Works:

Played Louis/ Australia in the UK premiere of "Angels In America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes" - National Theatre, London (1993). See more »

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

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on playing Harry H. Corbett in The Curse of Steptoe (2008)] This wasn't just a sitcom. It was like watching a five-act Ibsen (Henrik Ibsen) play. Corbett was making us laugh, but we were laughing at his pain and the hopelessness of his situation. Then there were the story lines ... politics, class, religion, sex. This wasn't what an early-1960s comedy was supposed to deal with. Everybody knows ... See more »

Trivia:

Is an avid comic-book fan and possessed an enormous collection of Marvel and DC titles as a child. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays elegant villains

Star Sign:

Gemini

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