Oscar Isaac

Oscar Isaac

Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada is a Guatemalan-born American actor. In 2006, he portrayed Saint Joseph, husband of Mary, in The Nativity Story. He also portrayed José Ramos-Horta, former president of East Timor and corecipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize, in the Australian film Balibo, for which he won the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. His other early film roles include Body of Lies (2007), Robin Hood (2010), and W.E. (2011). Isaac earned critical acclaim for his roles in Drive (2011), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination, the crime drama A Most Violent Year (2014), and the science fiction thriller Ex Machina (2015). He gained international stardom for his performance in the Star Wars sequel trilogy as X-wing pilot Poe Dameron, and in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) as the titular mutant supervillain Apocalypse. He also starred in the science fiction films Annihilation (2018) directed by Alex Garland, and Dune, directed by Denis Villeneuve. Isaac will star as Marc Spector / Moon Knight in the upcoming Disney+ series Moon Knight (2022), which is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He is also known for his television roles such as the HBO miniseries Show Me a Hero (2015), and Scenes from a Marriage for which he earned Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film nominations.