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OSCAR ISAAC (Standard) is classically trained with an internationally diverse heritage, and is poised to take Hollywood by storm. Prior to his work on "Drive,” he filmed two projects simultaneously; "W.E.,” a modern day love story juxtaposed with the true story of Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, directed by Madonna, and the Warner Brothers feature "Sucker Punch” from director, Zack Snyder ("Watchmen,” "300”) due out March 2011.

Prior to filming "Sucker Punch,” Isaac re-teamed with acclaimed director, Ridley Scott on Universal's "Robin Hood.” The film also starred Academy Award® Winners Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, and William Hurt. Oscar took on the famed role of ‘Prince John' and went toe-to-toe with Crowe in this new take on the well-known story. In "Agora” (Universal Focus), directed by Academy Award® Winner Alejandro Amenabar, Isaac stars opposite Academy Award® Winner Rachel Weisz. It is a tale of unrequited love set against the backdrop of ancient Egypt and questions the relationship between science and religion. In 2009, Isaac won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in "Balibo” playing Nobel Peace Prize winner, ‘Jose Ramos Hort.'

He co-starred in the Warner Brothers' film "Body of Lies,” directed by Ridley Scott, opposite Academy Award® Nominee Leonardo DiCaprio and Academy Award® Winner, Russell Crowe. Also, he was seen in Steven Soderbergh's "Che,” with Benicio del Toro. Other film credits include Vadim Perelman's "The Life Before Her Eyes,” opposite Uma Thurman and Evan Rachel Wood. He has guest-starred on NBC-TV's "Law and Order: Criminal Intent”.

His first starring role was as ‘Shiv' opposite Paddy Considine and Radha Mitchell in the critically lauded "PU-239” from HBO Films about selling radioactive materials on the black market in post-Communist Moscow. The film was directed by Scott Z. Burns and premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2006, and aired on HBO in 2007. Isaac next wowed audiences with his performance as ‘Joseph' in New Line Cinema's Christmas drama, "The Nativity Story,” which chronicled the arduous journey of Mary and Joseph, a miraculous pregnancy, and the history-defining birth of Jesus. It was the first film ever to premiere at the Vatican. The film was directed by Catherine Hardwicke and co-starred Academy Award® Nominees, Keisha Castle-Hughes and Shohreh Aghdashloo.

Isaac garnered superb reviews playing the title role in "Romeo and Juliet” with Lauren Ambrose, directed by Michael Grief and in the musical revival of "Two Gentlemen of Verona,” adapted by John Guare and Mel Shapiro both productions for the NY Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park program. He starred in "Beauty of the Father” by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz, directed by Michael Grief at Manhattan Theatre Club. Isaac was last seen in MCC Theater's American premiere of Mick Gordon and A.C. Graylings' "Grace” with Lynn Redgrave.

Other theatre credits include: "Arrivals and Departures," "When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba," and "Spinning into Butter". While a student at Juilliard, Oscar played the title role in "Macbeth”; he also co-wrote and performed his own music in the show, "American Occupation”; and was seen in "The Marriage of Figaro”; "The Birds”; "Three Sisters”; and many others. He also attended Master Classes with such actors as Sir Ian McKellen, Fionna Shaw, Simon Russell Beale, Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina and was the recipient of the prestigious ‘Princess Grace Award' in 2004.

Isaac also writes and performs music with his band. He was raised in Miami and currently resides in New York.


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