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OSCAR ISAAC (Michael Perry) is classically trained and of an internationally diverse heritage. Isaac recently wrapped filming the lead role in "Inside Llewyn Davis," written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film focuses on the early 1960s folk music scene in Greenwich Village. Before that he had a lead role in the thriller "The Bourne Legacy," opposite Jeremy Renner.

Isaac was previously seen in The Weinstein Company's "W.E.," directed by Madonna and also starring Abbie Cornish, a two-tiered romantic drama in which he plays a Russian security guard whose modern-day affair with a married woman is juxtaposed with the story of King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson.

He garnered rave reviews for his work opposite Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan in the FilmDistrict feature "Drive." Isaac's upcoming films include "For Greater Glory," an independent historical drama about the Cristeros War, also starring Andy Garcia and Peter O'Toole; the independent ensemble feature "10 Years," with Channing Tatum, Anthony Mackie, Justin Long, Kate Mara, Rosario Dawson and Chris Pratt, the directorial debut from screenwriter Jamie Linden ("Dear John," "We Are Marshall") about a group of friends 10 years after their high-school graduation (with Isaac performing two songs for the film, one he wrote and the other a Bob Dylan cover); and "Revenge for Jolly!," an independent comedy about two bumbling guys who seek revenge from robbers for the death of their dog named Jolly, also starring Kristen Wiig, Elijah Wood and Ryan Phillippe.

Isaac was previously seen in the Warner Bros. feature "Sucker Punch," for director Zack Snyder ("Watchmen," "300"). Isaac teamed with acclaimed director Ridley Scott on Universal Pictures' "Robin Hood." In Focus Features' "Agora," directed by Alejandro Amenábar, Isaac starred opposite Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz in a tale of unrequited love set against the backdrop of ancient Egypt. Isaac also starred as Nobel Peace Prize winner José Ramos-Horta in "Balibo." He co-starred in the Warner Bros. film Body of Lies, opposite Academy Award nominee Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe, directed by Ridley Scott. Isaac was also seen in Steven Soderbergh's "Che: Part One," with Benicio Del Toro, and Vadim Perelman's "The Life Before Her Eyes," opposite Uma Thurman and Evan Rachel Wood.

Isaac's first starring role was the character Shiv, opposite Paddy Considine and Radha Mitchell, in HBO Films' critically lauded "Pu-239," a dark comedy about selling radioactive material on the black market in post-Communist Moscow. 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. Isaac also guest-starred on NBC's Law & Order: Criminal Intent."

Isaac recently starred in the world premiere production of Zoe Kazan's play "We Live Here," an incisive and beautifully rendered portrait of a contemporary family coming together through grief and celebration; it debut at the Manhattan Theatre Club. He previously garnered superb reviews for playing Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet" opposite Lauren Ambrose, directed by Michael Greif, and as Proteus in the revival of John Guare and Mel Shapiro's musical adaptation of "Two Gentlemen of Verona." Both productions were staged for the Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park program in New York City. Isaac starred in "Beauty of the Father" by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz, directed by Greif at the Manhattan Theatre Club. Isaac was last seen in the American premiere of Mick Gordon and A.C. Graylings' "Grace," with Lynn Redgrave, at MCC Theater.

Isaac's other theater credits include "Arrivals/Departures," "When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba" and "Spinning Into Butter." While a student at Juilliard, Isaac played the title role in "Macbeth"; 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 attended master classes with such actors as Sir Ian McKellen, Fiona Shaw, Simon Russell Beale, Brenda Blethyn and Alfred Molina and was the recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Award in 2004.

Isaac also writes and performs music with his band, NightLab. He was raised in Miami and currently resides in New York. He is represented by United Talent Agency and managed by Inspire Entertainment, LLC.


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