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Oscar Isaac


Oscar Isaac was born Oscar Isaac Hernández in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, Maria, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. His maternal grandfather was of French origin. 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 16 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Show Me a Hero (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Nick Wasicsko (2014)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko (2014)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko (2014)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko (2014)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko (2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Nick Wasicsko (2014)
 2015 Ex Machina (completed)
Nathan
 2014 Mojave (completed)
Jack
 2014 Ticky Tacky (Short)
Lucien
 2014 Trentemøller: Gravity (Video short)
Mr. Carpool
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Man
 2011 10 Years
Reeves
 2011 W.E.
Evgeni
 2011/I Drive
Standard
 2009 Agora
Orestes
 2008 Che: Part One
Interpreter (as Óscar Isaac)
 2006 Pu-239
Shiv
 2005 Lenny the Wonder Dog
Fartman (as Oscar Isaac Hernandez)
 1996 Illtown
Pool Boy
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Other Works:

: Plays Romeo in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" (Delacorte Theater, New York, 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:

He was born in Guatemala. His father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, is Cuban. His mother, Maria, is Guatemalan. Oscar's maternal grandfather was of French origin. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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