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Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada 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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in Guatemala

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 18 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ex Machina
Ex Machina Nathan
(2014)
Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis Llewyn Davis
(2013)
Drive
Drive Standard
(2011)

Filmography

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 2018 Life Itself (filming)
 2017 Suburbicon (post-production)
Roger
 2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Video Game)
Poe Dameron (voice)
 2016 Lightningface (Short)
Basil Stitt
 2015 Mojave
Jack
 2014 Ticky Tacky (Short)
Lucien
 2014 Trentemøller: Gravity (Video short)
Mr. Carpool
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Man
 2011 10 Years
Reeves
 2011 W.E.
Evgeni
 2011/I Drive
Standard
 2009 Balibo
José Ramos-Horta
 2009 Agora
Orestes
 2008 Body of Lies
Bassam
 2008 Che: Part One
Interpreter (as Óscar Isaac)
 2007 The Life Before Her Eyes
Marcus
 2006 Pu-239
Shiv
 2005 Lenny the Wonder Dog
Fartman (as Oscar Isaac Hernandez)
 2002 All About the Benjamins
Francesco
 1996 Illtown
Pool Boy
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Other Works:

: Plays Romeo in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" (Delacorte Theater, New York, New York, USA) 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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Personal Quote:

[on his research for The Promise (2016)] My approach was to immerse myself in the history of the time. For me, the biggest help was videos and recordings of survivors, who would recount what they witnessed. Little boys, as children, seeing their grandmother bayonetted by the gendarmes, or their mothers and sisters crucified - horrible atrocities! It was heartbreaking. I did feel some ... See more »

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Studied acting at Juilliard. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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