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Jason Isaacs stars in "Awake" on NBC as Mark Britten.

On the big screen, Isaacs stars in John Singleton's "Abduction," opposite Taylor Lautner, as Kevin. Isaacs also recently starred in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2" as Lucius Malfoy, the supercilious Death Eater he previously played in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1," "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" and "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

Jason Isaacs also stars in Disney • Pixar's animated movie "Cars 2" as the voices of Siddeley and Leland Turbo. Isaacs recently starred with Taylor Lautner in the thriller "Abduction," directed by John Singleton; Paul Greengrass's action thriller "Green Zone" with Matt Damon; and the indie film "Skeletons." He also starred in, with Viggo Mortensen, and executive produced the Nazi-themed drama "Good," for which he earned a London Film Critics Circle Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. His recent acting honors also include a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for his work in the BBC miniseries "The State Within," and a BAFTA TV Award nomination for Best Actor for his role in the BBC telefilm "The Curse of Steptoe."

Isaacs first gained fame in 2000 with his portrayal of the cruel Colonel William Tavington in Roland Emmerich's Revolutionary War drama "The Patriot," which brought him a London Film Critics' Circle Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor and a Blockbuster Award nomination for Best Villain. In 2001, he played a drag queen in the remake of "Sweet November," with Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron, and was equally unrecognizable as the bullet-headed Captain Mike Steele in Ridley Scott's war drama "Black Hawk Down." He went on to star in John Woo's World War II drama "Windtalkers," the romantic comedy "Passionada," and the action comedy "The Tuxedo," with Jackie Chan. In 2003, Isaacs starred in the dual roles of Captain Hook and Mr. Darling in the live-action "Peter Pan," directed by P.J. Hogan.

Isaacs has also made several movies with his friend, director Paul Anderson, appearing in "Event Horizon," "Soldier" and "Shopping," as well as in a cameo in "Resident Evil." His other film credits include "The End of the Affair," "Armageddon" and "Dragonheart," as well as the independent features "Friends with Money," "Tennis, Anyone?," "The Chumscrubber," "Nine Lives," "Hotel," "The Last Minute" and "Divorcing Jack."

On the small screen, Isaacs starred for three seasons of the Peabody Awardwinning Showtime series "Brotherhood," playing Irish-American gangster Michael Caffee, for which he earned a Satellite Award nomination. His other television work includes the Channel 4 telefilm "Scars," a recurring role on the NBC series "The West Wing," and a guest appearance on "Entourage." Early in his career, he starred for two seasons on the hit British series "Capital City," and was also seen in the controversial BBC miniseries "Civvies." He was more recently in the BBC miniseries "Case Histories," based on the best-selling Kate Atkinson crime novels, in which he plays her iconic detective Jackson Brodie.

Born in Liverpool, England, Isaacs attended Bristol University, where he directed and/or starred in over 20 theater productions. He went on to graduate from London's prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama.

On the stage, he created the role of Louis in the Royal National Theatre production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Angels in America - Parts 1 & 2." He has appeared at five Edinburgh Festivals, and in London at the Royal Court, the Almeida and the King's Head. Isaacs more recently starred opposite Lee Evans in the West End revival of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter."


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Age: 53 years old
Birthday: June 6, 1963
Height: 5' 11"
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Wife: Emma Hewitt

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