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Oscar Isaac

Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada 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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 19 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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Ex Machina
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 2017 Suburbicon (filming)
 2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Video Game)
Poe Dameron (voice)
 2016 Lightningface (Short)
Basil Stitt
 2015 Mojave
 2014 Ticky Tacky (Short)
 2014 Trentemøller: Gravity (Video short)
Mr. Carpool
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
 2011 10 Years
 2011 W.E.
 2011/I Drive
 2009 Balibo
José Ramos-Horta
 2009 Agora
 2008 Body of Lies
 2008 Che: Part One
Interpreter (as Óscar Isaac)
 2007 The Life Before Her Eyes
 2006 Pu-239
 2005 Lenny the Wonder Dog
Fartman (as Oscar Isaac Hernandez)
 2002 All About the Benjamins
 1996 Illtown
Pool Boy
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Other Works:

: Plays Proteus in "Two Gentlemen of Verona" musical by John Guare and Galt MacDermot, based on the play by William Shakespeare (Delacorte Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Oscar Isaac Hernandez | Óscar Isaac


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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[on the impact of moving from small films to big-budget features] My job is still the same. Between 'action' and 'cut', that's mine. No matter how big the production is, that's still my space. That's a sacred place. See more »


Worked as an orderly at the same hospital as his doctor-father. See more »

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