Born Oscar Isaac Hernandez on Jan. 5, 1980, in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, Maria, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernandez, but he was raised in Miami.
He graduated from the prestigious Julliard School in 2005.
- The Nativity Story (2006)
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2006)
- Body of Lies (2008)
- Balibo (2009)
- Robin Hood (2010)
- Sucker Punch (2011)
- Drive (2011)
- W.E. (2011)
- The Bourne Legacy (2012)
- Won't Back Down (2012)
- Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
- A Most Violent Year (2014)
- Ex Machina (2015)
- Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
- X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
- Oscar played Romeo in New York City's Public Theater's "Shakespeare in the Park" production of Romeo and Juilet, and also appeared in its performance of Two Gentlemen of Verona.
- Oscar sang "Love is the Drug" alongside Carla Gugino in the movie's soundtrack.
- Movie Guide Awards -- 2007 Grace Award for Film: The Nativity Story (2006)
- Australian Film Institute -- 2009 AFI Award Best Supporting Actor (Balibo, 2009)
- As a youth, Oscar formed a band, The Blinking Underdogs, for which he played lead guitar and sang vocals.
- The movie W.E. (2011) was directed by Madonna.
- Oscar played Joseph to Keisha Castle-Hughes' Mary in The Nativity Story (the tale of the birth of Jesus) for director Catherine Hardwicke, who went on to direct Twilight.
- In Drive, Oscar played the unsavory Standard, the fresh-from-prison husband of Irene (Carey Mulligan).
- Is friends with fellow Juilliard alum Academy Award-nominated actress Jessica Chastain.