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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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 18 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis Llewyn Davis
(2013)
Ex Machina
Ex Machina Nathan
(2015)
Drive
Drive Standard
(2011)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
(2015)

Filmography

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 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:

(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 »

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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[singing in Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)] Sometimes like 30 takes of one song. It was an intense process but I love the music, and I'd been playing them 100 times a day, so playing them 30 was fine. I get obsessed with that kind of stuff. Sometimes I would smoke a bunch of cigarettes and drink a bunch of beer before the take. See more »

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

Star Sign:

Pisces

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