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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 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
 2014 After The Fall
Frank McTiernan
 2013 A Single Shot
 2011 The Great Ghost Rescue
Narrator (voice)
 2011 Cars 2
Siddeley / Leland Turbo (voice)
 2010 Skeletons
The Colonel
 2008 Good
 2007 Grindhouse
Bearded Man (segment "Don't") (uncredited)
 2005 Tennis, Anyone...?
Johnny Green
 2005 Elektra
DeMarco (uncredited)
 2002 High Times Potluck
 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
 1994 Shopping
Market Trader
 1989 The Tall Guy
Doctor 2
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Played the title character in "Rupa Lucian" the radio play for BBC World Service. Original play by Ad De Bont. See more »

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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 »


Had an uncredited role as Dr. William Birkin (and the narrator) in Resident Evil (2002). See more »


Frequently plays elegant villains

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