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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/II 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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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 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 »


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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