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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 12 wins & 12 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 »

Alternate Names:

Oscar Isaac Hernandez | Óscar Isaac

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on being cast as Llewyn Davis] It was the role of a lifetime, and I just really talked myself into the world of the movie, of 1960s Greenwich Village, New York - the pre-Dylan, great folk scene that was happening and into this character who's both wanting desperately to succeed, and also desperately to fail. And then, on top of of everything the character is, I was learning that repertoire of ... See more »

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

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Opinion: overrated and a terrible actor in general ajbarm
i think i found his twin, is it just me or... cyprusman08
Saw Robin Hood tonight HERVEYGRIMESTALENT
his voice christina81192
I'm very impressed by him! Nicely2776
He's so adorable! phaedra_j
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