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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 15 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Promise (filming)
 2015 Mojave
 2014 Ticky Tacky (Short)
 2014 Trentemøller: Gravity (Video short)
Mr. Carpool
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
 2012 The Bourne Legacy
Outcome #3
 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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(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 »

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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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[re immediate impact of being tapped for "Davis" film] On a practical level, as soon as Joel and Ethan [Coen] cast me, the doors opened up for more parts...Basically the next day [my agent said] we got these offers now. Now you're bona fide, kid. See more »


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

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