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Oscar Isaac stars in "The Bourne Legacy," the fourth installment of the Bourne franchise for Universal Pictures, directed by Tony Gilroy and co-starring Jeremy Renner and Rachel Weisz. Isaac can also be seen in "For Greater Glory," opposite Andy García and Eva Longoria.

Next up for Isaac is the independent ensemble feature "Ten Year," directed by Jamie Linden and co-starring Channing Tatum, Anthony Mackie, Rosario Dawson and Justin Long. This directorial debut from screenwriter, Jamie Linden
Oscar Isaac in "Drive"
Oscar Isaac Drive
("Dear John," "We Are Marshall"), reunites a group of friends ten years after their high school graduation. Isaac also performs two songs for the film, one he wrote and the other a Bob Dylan cover. Other upcoming films include Walden Media's "Learning to Fly," a drama about the current educational crisis in the U.S., opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis, directed by Daniel Barnz; "Revenge for Jolly!", an independent comedy, co-starring Kristen Wiig, Elijah Wood and Ryan Phillipe, about two bumbling guys who seek revenge from robbers for the death of their dog, named "Jolly"; and the lead role in "Inside Llewyn Davis," written and to be directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The latter film focuses on the early folk music scene in Greenwich Village in the 1960s.

Isaac was last seen in The Weinstein Company's "W.E.," directed by Madonna and co-starring Abbie Cornish, a two-tiered romantic drama in which Oscar plays a Russian security guard who's modern-day affair with a married woman is juxtaposed with the story of King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. He garnered rave reviews for his work in the FilmDistrict feature, "Drive," opposite Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan, about a Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman and discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong. The film premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, where it was nominated for a Palme D'Or and won the award for Best Director.

Oscar Isaac is classically trained with an internationally diverse heritage, and is poised to take Hollywood by storm. Prior to his work on "Drive," he filmed two projects simultaneously: "W.E.," a modern day love story juxtaposed with the true story of Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, directed by Madonna, and the Warner Bros. fantasy action adventure "Sucker Punch" from director, Zack Snyder ("Watchmen," "300") and co-starring Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jon Hamm and Carla Gugino.

Prior to filming "Sucker Punch," Isaac re-teamed with acclaimed director, Ridley Scott on Universal's "Robin Hood." The film also starred Academy Award Winners Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett and William Hurt. Oscar took on the famed role of Prince John and went toe-to-toe with Crowe in this new take on the well-known story. In "Agora" (Universal Focus), directed by Academy Award winner Alejandro Amenabar, Isaac stars opposite Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz. It is a tale of unrequited love set against the backdrop of ancient Egypt and questions the relationship between science and religion. In 2009, Isaac won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in "Balibo," playing Nobel Peace Prize-winning revolutionary leader José Ramos-Horta.

Isaac co-starred in the Warner Bros. film "Body of Lies," directed by Ridley Scott, opposite Academy Award nominee Leonardo DiCaprio and Academy Award winner, Russell Crowe. Also, he was seen in Steven Soderbergh's "Che," starring Benicio del Toro as Che Guevera. The movie premiered at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival and also screened at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival. Other film credits include Vadim Perelman's "The Life Before Her Eyes," opposite Uma Thurman and Evan Rachel Wood. On television, he has guest-starred on NBC's "Law & Order: Criminal Intent."

Isaac's first starring role was as "Shiv" opposite Paddy Considine and Radha Mitchell in the critically lauded "PU-239" from HBO Films about selling radioactive materials on the black market in post-Communist Moscow. The film was directed by Scott Z. Burns and premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2006, and aired on HBO in 2007. Isaac next wowed audiences with his performance as Joseph in New Line Cinema's Christmas drama, "The Nativity Story," which chronicled the arduous journey of Mary and Joseph, a miraculous pregnancy, and the history-defining birth of Jesus. It was the first film ever to premiere at the Vatican. The film was directed by Catherine Hardwicke and co-starred Academy Award nominees Keisha Castle-Hughes and Shohreh Aghdashloo.

A Juilliard-trained actor, Isaac garnered superb reviews playing the title role in "Romeo and Juliet" with Lauren Ambrose, directed by Michael Grief and in the musical revival of "Two Gentlemen of Verona," adapted by John Guare and Mel Shapiro both productions for the NY Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park program. He starred in "Beauty of the Father" by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz, directed by Michael Grief at Manhattan Theatre Club. Isaac was last seen in MCC Theater's American premiere of Mick Gordon and A.C. Graylings' "Grace" with Lynn Redgrave.

Other theater credits include "Arrivals and Departures," "When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba," and "Spinning into Butter." While a student at Juilliard, Oscar played the title role in "Macbeth"; he also co-wrote and performed his own music in the show, "American Occupation"; and was seen in "The Marriage of Figaro"; "The Birds"; "Three Sisters"; and many others. He also attended Master Classes with such actors as Sir Ian McKellen, Fionna Shaw, Simon Russell Beale, Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina and was the recipient of the prestigious 'Princess Grace Award' in 2004.

In 2004, Isaac was a recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Award, annually awarded to outstanding artists in the disciplines of theater, dance and film by the Princess Grace Foundation - USA.

Isaac also writes and performs music with his band. He was raised in Miami and currently resides in New York.


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Age: 36 years old
Birthday: January 5, 1980
Height: 5' 11 ½"
Full Name / Real Name: Oscar Isaac Hernandez
Birthplace: Guatemala
Hometown: Miami, FL
Current Residence: New York, NY

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