Born: 1979-03-09 in Guatemala (39 years old)
Oscar Isaac was born Oscar Isaac HernÃ¡ndez in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, Maria, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo HernÃ¡ndez-Cano, a pulmonologist. His maternal grandfather was of French origin. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking Underdogs. He graduated from the Juilliard School in 2005. Isaac's first major film role was Joseph in the film The Nativity StoryÂ (2006). He also had a small role inÂ All About the BenjaminsÂ (2002) and the ChÃ© Guevara biopic Che: Part One (2008). In addition to movie appearances, he made an appearance in the television series Law & Order: Criminal IntentÂ (2001). He also had a part in the moviesÂ The Life Before Her EyesÂ (2007);Â Body of LiesÂ (2008), alongsideÂ Leonardo DiCaprioÂ andÂ Russell Crowe;Â Agora(2009), alongsideÂ Rachel Weisz; andÂ BaliboÂ (2009), set amid the Indonesian invasion of East Timor in 1975. In 2013, Oscar starred in the Coen Brothers' folk music-themed drama, Inside Llewyn DavisÂ (2013).