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Oscar Isaac    

Actor Known for "Inside Llewyn Davis," "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" & "X-Men: Apocalypse"

Oscar Isaac is an Guatemalan-American actor and singer.

Isaac was raised in Miami, Florida. While in Miami, he played lead guitar and sang vocals for his band The Blinking Underdogs. Isaac then graduated from the Juilliard School in New York City, where he was part of the Drama Division's Group 34 (2001–2005).

Isaac's first major film role was as Joseph opposite Keisha Castle-Hughes in the film "The Nativity Story." He also had a small role in "All About the Benjamins" and in "Guerrilla," Part Two of the Che Guevara biopic "Che."

Isaac was awarded the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actor of 2009, for his role as José Ramos-Horta in "Balibo." Isaac played Prince John in the 2010 film "Robin Hood." Later that year, he portrayed a security guard in the film "W.E.," which was directed by Madonna and released in September 2011. In the same month, Isaac starred in the crime drama "Drive." He also had a role in "10 Years," in which he played a musician. He performed his own song "Never Had" in the film. "Never Had" and "You Ain't Goin Nowhere" were included in the movie's soundtrack.

He has made an appearance in the television series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." He appeared as Romeo in the Public Theater's "Shakespeare in the Park" performances of Romeo and Juliet and Two Gentlemen of Verona.

In 2013, Isaac starred in the film "Inside Llewyn Davis," written and directed by the Coen Brothers. Isaac played a talented yet unsuccessful folk singer in a drama set in Greenwich Village in 1961. The film won the Grand Prix at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. On December 3, 2013, Isaac was cast alongside Jessica Chastain in J.C. Chandor's film "A Most Violent Year," replacing actor Javier Bardem.

Isaac was cast as Poe Dameron in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and reprised the role for its sequal "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." He also played the lead villain in "X-Men: Apocalypse." His performance in "Ex Machina" was critically acclaimed.

Isaac voices Gomez Addams in The Addams Family and reprised his role as Poe Dameron again in Star Wars: Episode IX. He also plays Duke Leto Atreides in an adaptation of Dune.


Oscar Isaac Joins Legendary's 'Dune' Reboot – Variety
Oscar Isaac is the latest star in negotiations to join Legendary's “Dune” reboot, sources tell Variety. He will join a cast that includes Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca ...
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Oscar Isaac shows off his Spanish in Netflix's new film 'Triple Frontier'
Oscar Isaac says he's pleased to be making more use of his Spanish in his newest film, ”Triple Frontier.” The Guatemalan-American star of “Star Wars” and “ Ex ...
Star Wars Episode IX explores Poe and Leia bond, Oscar Isaac says ...
Oscar Isaac says Star Wars: Episode IX will continue to explore pilot Poe Dameron's bond with General Leia Organa through the unused footage he shot with ...
Marcus Mumford and Oscar Isaac's 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Song Hits ...
STORY: Oscar Isaac Greeted as Rising Star at Cannes. The Mumford & Sons frontman and the film's titular star offer a tender, harmonized version of the ...
How Oscar Isaac Became Llewyn Davis | Movies News | Rolling Stone
Until they met Oscar Isaac, the Coen Brothers were pretty sure that their tragicomic Inside Llewyn Davis screenplay was unfilmable: Where would they f.

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