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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 20 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ex Machina
Ex Machina Nathan
(2014)
Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis Llewyn Davis
(2013)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
(2015)
Drive
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(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Annihilation (post-production)
The Biologist's Husband
 2017 Suburbicon (completed)
Roger
  Operation Finale (pre-production)
Peter Malkin
 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 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 »

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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[on The Promise (2016)] It was an educational process for me because to my great shame I didn't know about the Armenian Genocide before and I think, unfortunately, a lot of us in this country and in the West and all around the world have been purposefully kept in the dark about it. To be a part of something that does shed light on this horror that occurred is very special. And on top of that, to ... See more »

Trivia:

Has been playing guitar since he was twelve. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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