Oscar Isaac is and Guatemalan-American Actor. He was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Before becoming a professional actor, he was the lead singer and guitarist of the popular band “Blinking underdogs.” He was born on March 9, 1979, to María Eugenia Estrada Nicolle and Óscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano. He is well known for his acting in the crime drama “A Most Violent year”. He is also known for his voice and song in the movie named “Inside Llewyn Davis‘
|Full Name||Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada|
|Date Of Birth||March 9, 1979|
|Birth Place||Guatemala City, Gutamela|
|Parent(s)||Óscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano
María Eugenia Estrada Nicolle
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Net Worth||USD $15 million|
Oscar Isaac was born in a small town called Guatemala City in Gutamela.He was born in March 9, 1979 to María Eugenia Estrada Nicolle and Óscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano. His father, Óscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano belongs to cuban nationality and was a pulmonigist by profession. His mother, María Eugenia Estrada Nicolle belongs to Mexican nationality and house wife by profession.
Oscar has two siblings, an older sister, Nicole Hernandez Hammer, and a younger brother, journalist Mike Hernandez. His older sister, Nicole is a comate scientist and his younger brother is a journalist for the Forbes Magazine.
When Oscar Isaac was five months old, his whole family migrated to the United States of America. He spent his entire childhood in Florida Miami. Due to his accent, many people used to tease him. He has also said that he has French origins, describing himself as “definitely a big mix of many things” and is considered a notable French Guatemalan.
Oscar Isaac was migrated to US at his early age. He attended Westminster Christian School at his private grade. Isacc was mischievous in nature. During his stay at that school, he was punished for setting off a fire extinguisher in the school gym and even had defaced a mural. During an interview, he said that he liked mischievous kind of stuff and he loved to make kids laugh. His teacher even had to screen off his desk from the rest of the class because he used to make lots of noise. At last, he was expelled from that school.
Later, he attended the Julliard School and graduated from there. He did his college degree from Miami Dade College. Besides school and college, Isaac was interested in acting and join the Area stage company. He was actually so good at acting that John Rodaz was surprised. He started his professional acting at the Area Stage Company where the Director John Rodaz cast him for a play. Isaac never attended University.
While he was at Dade college, he was introduced to some of the friends through his mutual friend David. Later, they formed a band called “The Blinking Underdogs”. This band was a ska-punk band and he used to sang and play guitar in that band.
Career, Movies, IMDB, Awards, and Titles
Oscar Isaac takes his first step in the world of films in the year 1998. He was given a small role and was cast as a pool boy in his first movie “Illtown”. Later in 2002, Isaac was cast in the movie called “All about the Benjamin”. He played Francisco/frank in that movie.
He was cast as Detective Fartman in the movie “Lenny the Wonder Dog.” In the year 2006, he acted in two movies, “Pu-239” and “The Nativity story” as shiv and Saint Joseph. Later on 2007, he was cast as Marcus in the popular movie “The lies before her eyes”.
2006 was a huge breakdown for Isaac. He was cast in two popular movies “che” and “Body of Lies.” Between 2006 and 2012, Isaac did numerous films including Agora, Balibo, Robin Hood, Sucker punch, W.E, 10 years, The punch, Drive, For GreaterGlory, Revenge for Jolly, The Bounty Legacy, and won’t back down.
His popular work was when he was cast in the dramatic comedy movie called “Inside Llewyn Davis.” This movie was directed by Coen Brothers in the year 2013. This movie was so popular that it was nominated for various prestigious awards such as the Golden Globe Award and won the Grand Prix Award at the 2013 Cannes Film Award.
Oscar Isaac played a talented yet so unsuccessful folk singer in that movie. This movie is the reason why he is on one of the most talented actor’s lists. Isaac was cast in the role of villain in the popular movie “X-men Apocalypse”. He did an incredible job with his acting talent although that role was of the villain.
A Career as a singer
Oscar Isaac was the lead singer and a guitarist in the rock band. Besides, Isaac did his personal album. He releases an album in 2013 which was based on folk for the movie “Inside lewyn Davis”. His popular album “Fare thee well” was sold 43 million copies in UK and USA.
Wiki and Facts: Height, Weight, and Age
Oscar Isaac had played guitar since he was twelve. His favorite actor and actress are Jim Carrey and Vera Farmiga. His favorite fruit and food is papaya and sushi. His favorite color is Desert sand. Isaac is 5 feet and 8 inches with a total weight of 63 kg.
Oscar Isaac is a professional actor and a singer. He also directs short movies and shots some commercials. His net worth is $15 million according to January 2021.