Oscar Isaac


Biography

Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, Maria, and a Cuban father, Óscar 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 School in 2005. Isaac's first major film role was Joseph in the film The Nativity Story (2006). He also had a small role in All About the Benjamins (2002) and the Ché Guevara biopic Che: Part One (2008). In addition to movie appearances, he made an appearance in the television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). He also had a part in the movies The Life Before Her Eyes (2007); Body of Lies (2008), alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe; Agora (2009), alongside Rachel Weisz; and Balibo (2009), set amid the Indonesian invasion of East Timor in 1975. In 2013, Oscar starred in the Coen Brothers' folk music-themed drama, Inside Llewyn Davis (2013).


2018Annihilation as The Biologist's Husband
2017Star Wars: The Last Jedi as Poe Dameron
2017Suburbicon as Roger
2016The Promise as Mikael Pogosian
2016X-Men: Apocalypse Unearthed as Himself
2016Lightningface as Basil Stitt
2016X-Men: Apocalypse as En Sabah Nur / Apocalypse
2015Star Wars: Greatest Moments as Himself
2015Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Poe Dameron
2015Time to Choose as Narrator
2015Show Me a Hero as Nick Wasicsko
2015Show Me a Hero as Nick Wasicsko
2015Mojave as Jack
2015The Late Late Show with James Corden as Himself
2015Ex Machina as Nathan Bateman
2014A Most Violent Year as Abel Morales
2014Ticky Tacky as Lucien
2014The Two Faces of January as Rydal Keener
2014Inside 'Inside Llewyn Davis' as Himself
2014Trentemøller: Gravity as Mr. Carpool
2013Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis" as Himself
2013Making a Scene as Man
2013Inside Llewyn Davis as Llewyn Davis
2013In Secret as Laurent LeClaire
2012Won't Back Down as Michael Perry
2012The Bourne Legacy as #3
2012Revenge for Jolly! as Cecil
2012For Greater Glory - The True Story of Cristiada as Victoriano 'El Catorce' Ramirez
201110 Years as Reeves
2011W.E. as Evgeni
2011Drive as Standard
2011Sucker Punch as Blue Jones
2010Robin Hood as Prince John
2009Balibo as Jose Ramos-Horta
2009Agora as Orestes
2008Body of Lies as Bassam
2008Che: Part One as U.N. Interpreter
2007The Life Before Her Eyes as Marcus
2006The Nativity Story as Joseph
2006Pu-239 as Shiv
2005Lenny The Wonder Dog as Fartman
2002All About the Benjamins as Francesco
1996Illtown as Pool Boy
-Life Itself as
-At Eternity’s Gate as Paul Gauguin