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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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(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 »

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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 »


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

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