Oscar Isaac Celebrity Life
Presently, Oscar Isaac is an American actor and singer. His full name is Oscar Isaac Hernandez Estrada. Before starting his acting career, he joined a band the Blinking Underdogs by playing lead guitar with singing vocals.
Oscar Isaac was born on 9th March in the year of 1979. His birthplace is the Guatemala City of Guatemala. His parents were Oscar Gonzalo Hernandez-Cano and Maria Eugenia Estrada and they settled in the USA when Oscar Isaac was aged only five months. Oscar Isaac was grown up in Miami, Florida.
Career and Professional Life
Oscar Isaac acted his first stage performance in ‘Illtown, a crime drama, in 1996. He played his first major role in film based on biblical epic named as ‘The Nativity Story’ in 2006. Four years later, he played in television series ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’. He also played in Shakespeare in the Park of Public Theatre. In 2008, he acted in Guerrilla of the Che Guevara biopic Che. In 2010, he acted in the film ‘Robin Hood’.
He acted as a musician in the film ’10 Years’. In 2013, he played in a dramatic comedy film ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’. In 2014, he played as a co-star in the film ‘A Most Violent Year’. In 2015, he acted in the science fiction film ‘Ex Machina’. He played as Prince Hamlet within The Public Theater production in 2017. He acted in the film ‘Dune’ directed by Denis Villeneuve in 2019. His net worth is $10 million.
In 2017, Oscar Isaac got married to Elvira Lind, a Danish film director. They have two sons. Presently, he has a residence in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Awards and Nominations
Oscar Isaac got several awards and nominations and some of these are as follows.
- In 2009, he was the winner of the AACTA Awards in ‘Balibo’ for the best actor in a supporting role. He also got a nomination for Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards in Balibo for the best supporting role in the same year.
- In 2012, he was nominated for ALMA Award in ‘For Greater Glory’ for supporting role.
- In 2012, he was the winner of Gotham Awards in ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ for best actor. He also won Hamptons International Film Festival Award, Toronto Film Critics Association Award, National Society of Film Critics Award, Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award, San Diego Film Critics Society Award, and International Cinephile Award in the same year for acting in the film ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’.
- In 2013, he got a nomination for Golden Globe Award in the film ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ for the best actor. He also got nominations for Independent Spirit Award, Saturn Award, New York Film Critics Circle Award, Online Film Critics Society Award, Georgia Film Critics Association Award and Empire Award in 2013.
- In 2014, he was the winner of the Florida Film Critics Circle Award in the film ‘A Most Violent Year’ for the best actor. He also got a nomination for the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award.
- In 2015, he was the winner of the San Diego Film Critics Society Award in film ‘Ex Machina’ for the best supporting role.
- In 2017, he got nomination for San Diego Film Critics Society Award in Film ‘Suburbicon’ for the best supporting actor.