Oscar Isaac Biography

Oscar Isaac

Quick Facts About Oscar Isaac

Celebrated Name Oscar Isaac
Age 42 Years
Nick Name Oscar
Birth Name Oscar Isaac Hernandez Estrada
Birth Date 1979-03-09
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Nationality Guatemalan
Place Of Birth Guatemala City, Guatemala
Birth Nation Guatemala
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Pisces
Father Oscar Gonzalo Hernandez-Cano
Mother Maria Eugenia Estrada Nicolle
Siblings 2
Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Wife Elvira Lind ​(m. 2017)
Children 2
Source of Wealth Acting career
Net Worth $10 million
Height 5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
Weight 72 kg or 159 pounds
Body Type Average
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark brown
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Oscar Isaac Hernandez Estrada, professionally known as Oscar Isaac is a Guatemalan-American actor who received rave reviews for his performance as the titular character in the 2013 Coen brothers film "Inside Llewyn Davis". He also played memorable roles in the films "Drive", "Ex Machina" and "A Most Violent Year" and he plays Poe Dameron in "Star Wars". As an accomplished guitar player and singer, he has also performed a number of songs for the films 10 Years and Inside Llewyn Davis. Oscar made his Hollywood debut with the film "Illtown" and thereafter made a brief appearance in "All About the Benjamins". Additionally, it was announced in December 2020 that Isaac would star as Solid Snake in the film adaptation of "Metal Gear Solid" directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. 

Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain's Venice Red Carpet Appearance

Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain were captured on the red carpet on Saturday. Chastain and Isaac were arriving at the premiere of "Scenes From A Marriage", which isn't a movie but a television series debuting on HBO on 12th September. Isaac and Chastain, who have been good friends since their days at Juilliard, kept it light on set with "their own private jokes" during the pandemic-era shoot on a soundstage in Mount Vernon, New York. This comfort with one another is evident in other images from the Scenes red carpet.

Famous For

  • Being a Guatemalan-American actor.
  • For starring in the tragicomedy "Inside Llewyn Davis" (2013).

American Actor, Oscar Isaac

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What is Oscar Isaac Nationality?

Oscar Isaac opened his eyes for the very first time on 9th March 1979 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He took birth with the real name of Oscar Isaac Hernandez Estrada in the Christian religion family. He holds Guatemalan nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as he has Guatemalan and French ancestry on his mother's side while he is of Cuban descent on his father's side. Oscar has celebrated his 42nd birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Pisces. Thus, his race is white. His father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernandez-Cano is a Pulmonologist whereas his mother, Maria Eugenia Estrada Nicolle's profession is unknown. He has two siblings, an older sister, climate scientist Nicole Hernandez Hammer, and a younger brother, journalist Mike Hernandez.

What does Oscar Isaac do for a living?

  • Oscar Isaac kicks off his acting career making a debut in the 1996 crime drama "Illtown" as "Pool Boy" after which he starred briefly in 2002's "All About the Benjamins" and made an appearance on the television series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" four years later.
  • He gained recognition in his first major film role in 2006 as Joseph in the biblical epic "The Nativity Story".
  • He then starred as Romeo in the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park performances of "Romeo and Juliet" and as Proteus in "Two Gentlemen of Verona".
  • For his role as Jose Ramos-Horta in Balibo (2009), Isaac was awarded the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actor of 2009.
  • He had a role as a musician in "10 Years" where he performed his own song "Never Had" in the film. 
  • He then appeared in the dramatic comedy film "Inside Llewyn Davis" in 2013 and co-starred with Jessica Chastain in J. C. Chandor's film "A Most Violent Year" (2014).
  • Similarly, he can be seen in numerous films and TV series like "Ex Machina", "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" (2019), "Hamlet", "Suburbicon", "Annihilation", and many others.
  • As well, Oscar has played the lead role in the historical drama "The Promise" in 2016 whereas he also voices a soldier trying to rejoin civilian life in the first episode of the podcast series "Homecoming".
  • In late January 2019, he was cast as Duke Leto Atreides in the upcoming Denis Villeneuve film "Dune" as well as he was cast in the Paul Schrader film "The Card Counter" and starred in the action-adventure film "Triple Frontier".
  • Furthermore, he will star in and produce "The Great Machine" and he is also slated to star in "London", a science fiction film to be directed by Ben Stiller.
  • Oscar is set to play the titular character of the 2022 Disney+ series "Moon Knight" whereas it was announced in December 2020 that he would star as Solid Snake in the film adaptation of "Metal Gear Solid" directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

Awards and Achievements

  • AACTA Awards for his role in "Balibo"
  • National Society of Film Critics Award for his role in "Inside Llewyn Davis"
  • Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for his role in "Inside Llewyn Davis"
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Award for his role in "Inside Llewyn Davis"
  • National Board of Review Award for his role in "A Most Violent Year"
  • Online Film Critics Society Award for his role in "Ex Machina"
  • Golden Globe Award for his role in "Show Me a Hero"

To whom Oscar Isaac was Married?

Oscar Isaac is a married guy. He tied a knot with a Danish film director Elvira Lind in February 2017 whom he met in 2012. The pair is also blessed with two sons and currently lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Lind's and Oscar's relationship is outstanding till now and hope it will remain as same as in the future too. The couple is enjoying their happy life sharing a lot of love with each other. Previously, in December 2007, he also became engaged to Maria Miranda. Concerning Oscar's sexual orientation, he is straight.

Oscar Isaac and his wife, Elvira Lind

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How much is Oscar Isaac Net Worth?

Oscar Isaac has a net worth of $10 million as of 2021 whereas he has also a fine amount of salary which is also in thousands of dollars per year. He has reached great heights in his career already and he still has a lot more to do. He has appeared in the Chivas Regal commercial. Oscar's main source of income is from his acting career and he is happy and satisfied with his profession.

What is the Height of Oscar Isaac?

Oscar Isaac stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm with an average body build. He has 72 kg or 159 pounds of body weight. He has good-looking black hair and dark brown eyes color. Isaac's body specifications like chest, arms/biceps, and waist measurements are not known.

Did You Know?

  • Oscar emigrated from Guatemala to Miami when he was a child.
  • As accomplished guitar player and singer, he performed a number of songs for the films 10 Years and Inside Llewyn Davis.
  • He acted alongside Ryan Gosling in the 2011 thriller Drive.
  • Oscar was always the trouble causing child in school. Finally, he was dismissed from school.
  • He voiced the role of Poe Dameron in the 2015 video game "Disney Infinity 3.0".