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Oscar Isaac


Oscar Isaac was born 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 graduated from the Juilliard ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Show Me a Hero (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Nick Wasicsko (2014)
 2014 A Most Violent Year (post-production)
Abel Morales
 2015 Ex Machina (completed)
Nathan
 2014 Ticky Tacky (Short)
Lucien
 2014 Trentemøller: Gravity (Video short)
Mr. Carpool
 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
 2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Robbie Paulson
- The Healer (2006) ... Robbie Paulson
 2005 Lenny the Wonder Dog
Fartman (as Oscar Isaac Hernandez)
 1996 Illtown
Pool Boy
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Other Works:

(2005, December) Appeared as Frederico Garcia Lorca in the Nilo Cruz play "Beauty of the Father" at the Manhattan Theatre Club's Stage II, New York, New York. 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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[on working with the Coen brothers] It was the best experience of my life. They're so generous - not only with their time, but with stories about these people that they've worked with and artists they admire. It was an incredible, joyous process - even though it's quite heavy material. They're very pragmatic. They don't put any impositions on you or come in with any kind of idea in particular ... See more »

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Is friends with fellow Juilliard alum Academy Award-nominated actress Jessica Chastain. See more »

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Pisces

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