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Jason Isaacs

Born: 1963

Biography

Jason Michael Isaacs (born 6 June 1963) is an English actor. His most notable film roles include Col. Tavington in The Patriot (2000), Michael D. Steele in Black Hawk Down (2001), Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series (2002–2011), Capt. Hook in Peter Pan (2003), Marshal Georgy Zhukov in The Death of Stalin (2017), and Vasili in Hotel Mumbai (2018). His other films include Divorcing Jack (1998), The End of the Affair (1999), Sweet November (2001), The Tuxedo (2002), Nine Lives (2005), Friends with Money (2006), Good (2008), Green Zone (2010), Abduction (2011), A Cure for Wellness (2016), and Mass (2021). His TV roles include Det. Michael Britten in the NBC series Awake (2012), Dr. Hunter Aloysius "Hap" Percy in the Netflix supernatural mystery drama streaming series The OA (2016–19) and Captain Gabriel Lorca in the first season of Star Trek: Discovery (2017–18). He was also the voice of Adm. Zhao in the first season of Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), a role he reprised in the second season of The Legend of Korra (2013), and the Grand Inquisitor (as well as the Sentinel) in Star Wars Rebels (2014–16). He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for The State Within (2006) and for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Harry H. Corbett in The Curse of Steptoe (2008). He also was nominated for the International Emmy Award for Best Actor and won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for Case Histories (2011–13) and was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for Brotherhood (2006–08) He has appeared on stage as Louis Ironson in Declan Donnellan's 1992 and 1993 Royal National Theatre premiere of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, and as hitman Ben in a 2007 revival of Harold Pinter's 1957 play The Dumb Waiter at Trafalgar Studios in the West End.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK

Resources

Movies

Armageddon

Ronald Quincy in Armageddon

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Black Hawk Down

CPT Mike Steele in Black Hawk Down

Sweet November

Chaz Watley in Sweet November

The Patriot

Col. William Tavington in The Patriot

The Tuxedo

Clark Devlin in The Tuxedo

The End of the Affair

Father Richard Smythe in The End of the Affair

La conjura de El Escorial

Antonio Pérez in La conjura de El Escorial

Green Zone

Maj. Briggs in Green Zone

Event Horizon

D.J. in Event Horizon

DragonHeart

Lord Felton in DragonHeart

Friends with Money

David in Friends with Money

Good

Maurice in Good

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Soldier

Colonel Mekum in Soldier

The Chumscrubber

Mr. Parker in The Chumscrubber

Divorcing Jack

Cow Pat Keegan in Divorcing Jack

Nine Lives

Damien in Nine Lives

Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

Sinestro (voice) in Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

Skeletons

The Colonel in Skeletons

Passionada

Charles Beck in Passionada

The Great Ghost Rescue

Narrator (voice) in The Great Ghost Rescue

Battle of the Brave

Général James Wolfe in Battle of the Brave

Abduction

Kevin Harper in Abduction

Loved Up

Dez 2 in Loved Up

Sweetwater

Prophet Josiah in Sweetwater

Solitaire for 2

Harry in Solitaire for 2

A Single Shot

Waylon in A Single Shot

The Curse of Steptoe

Harry H Corbett in The Curse of Steptoe

The Fix

Tony Kay in The Fix

After the Fall

Frank in After the Fall

Windtalkers

Major Mellitz in Windtalkers

Peter Pan

Captain Hook / Mr Darling in Peter Pan

Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion

The Inquisitor (voice) in Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion

Fury

Captain Waggoner in Fury

London Fields

Mark Asprey in London Fields

Don't

in Don't

Justice League: Gods and Monsters

Lex Luthor (voice) in Justice League: Gods and Monsters

Dangerous Lady

in Dangerous Lady

Field of Lost Shoes

John C. Breckinridge in Field of Lost Shoes

Tennis Anyone?

Johnny Green in Tennis Anyone?

Cars 2

Siddeley / Leland Turbo (voice) in Cars 2

The Death of Stalin

Field Marshal Zhukov in The Death of Stalin

The Infiltrator

Mark Jackowski in The Infiltrator

Stockholm, Pennsylvania

Ben McKay in Stockholm, Pennsylvania

The Making of 'Event Horizon'

Self in The Making of 'Event Horizon'

A Relative Stranger

Peter Fraiman in A Relative Stranger

Hotel Mumbai

Vasili Orchevsky in Hotel Mumbai

The Last Minute

Dave “Percy” Sledge in The Last Minute

Rio, I Love You

O "Gringo" (segment "Texas") in Rio, I Love You

Red Dog: True Blue

Michael Carter in Red Dog: True Blue

A Cure for Wellness

Volmer in A Cure for Wellness

Batman: Under the Red Hood

Ra's al Ghul (voice) in Batman: Under the Red Hood

Resident Evil

Dr. William Birkin (uncredited) in Resident Evil

Medusa's Ankles

Lucian in Medusa's Ankles

Shopping

Market Trader in Shopping

Monster Family

Dracula (voice) in Monster Family

50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments

Lucius Malfoy (archive footage) in 50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments

9/11 State of Emergency

Narrator in 9/11 State of Emergency

The Tall Guy

Doctor in The Tall Guy

Dawn

Dawson in Dawn

Look Away

Dan Brennan in Look Away

High Times Potluck

Arneu in High Times Potluck

Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets

Carl in Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets

Scoob!

Dick Dastardly (voice) in Scoob!

Grindhouse

Bearded Man (segment "Don't") (uncredited) in Grindhouse

Creation Stories

Ralph in Creation Stories

Twisting My Melon

Derek Ryder in Twisting My Melon

Everything Is Connected: George Eliot's Life

Narrator in Everything Is Connected: George Eliot's Life

Superman: Red Son

Superman (voice) in Superman: Red Son

Koko: A Red Dog Story

Narrator (voice) in Koko: A Red Dog Story

Skyfire

Jack Harris in Skyfire

Lithgow Saint

Lithgow Saint in Lithgow Saint

The Patriot: The Art of War

Self in The Patriot: The Art of War

Elektra

DeMarco in Elektra

Liverpool FC: The 30 Year Wait

Narrator in Liverpool FC: The 30 Year Wait

Occupation: Rainfall

Steve (voice) in Occupation: Rainfall

Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Scoob

King Arthur Pendragon (voice) in Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Scoob

Mass

Jay in Mass

Mind-Set

Nick Reynolds in Mind-Set

Agent Game

Bill in Agent Game

St. Ives

Alain de Keroual de Saint-Yves in St. Ives

Operation Mincemeat

Admiral John Godfrey in Operation Mincemeat

Cera

John in Cera

Everything I Ever Wanted To Tell My Daughter About Men

Indigo in Everything I Ever Wanted To Tell My Daughter About Men

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

Self in Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

Monster Family 2

Dracula (voice) in Monster Family 2

Scars

Chris in Scars

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Archie in Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Maria

in Maria

Words of War

Alexander Politkovskiy in Words of War

A Winter's Journey

Wolfgang in A Winter's Journey

Burn Your Phone

The Killer in Burn Your Phone

Occupation Rainfall: Chapter 2

Steve (voice) in Occupation Rainfall: Chapter 2

Hotel

Australian Actor in Hotel

Julia

in Julia

Spinning Gold

Al Bogatz in Spinning Gold

Verona's Romeo & Juliet

Lord Montague in Verona's Romeo & Juliet

The Boy At The Back Of The Class

in The Boy At The Back Of The Class

The Salt Path

Moth in The Salt Path

The Magic Touch of Harry Potter

Self in The Magic Touch of Harry Potter

Streamline

Rob Bush in Streamline

Heavyweight

in Heavyweight

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Lucius Malfoy (uncredited) in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Pleading Guilty

Mack in Pleading Guilty

TV Shows

Entourage

in Entourage

The View

Self in The View

Inspector Morse

Dr. Desmond Collier in Inspector Morse

Highlander: The Series

Zachary Blaine in Highlander: The Series

The State Within

Mark Brydon in The State Within

Capital City

Chas Ewell in Capital City

Awake

Michael Britten in Awake

EP Daily

in EP Daily

The One Show

Self - Guest in The One Show

Brotherhood

Michael Caffee in Brotherhood

Taggart

in Taggart

Richard & Judy

Self in Richard & Judy

Star Wars Rebels

The Grand Inquisitor (voice) in Star Wars Rebels

The Alan Titchmarsh Show

Self in The Alan Titchmarsh Show

V Graham Norton

Self in V Graham Norton

The Justin Lee Collins Show

Self - Guest in The Justin Lee Collins Show

This Is David Lander

Dr. Guy Chadbot in This Is David Lander

GMTV

Self in GMTV

Ashenden

Andrew Lehman in Ashenden

TECX

Edward Latham in TECX

Case Histories

Jackson Brodie in Case Histories

Civvies

Frank Dillon in Civvies

Dig

Peter Connelly in Dig

Rosemary's Baby

Roman Castevet in Rosemary's Baby

The OA

Dr. Hunter 'Hap' Percy in The OA

Star Trek: Discovery

Gabriel Lorca in Star Trek: Discovery

The Last Don II

Father Luca Tonarini in The Last Don II

Star Wars Rebels

Sentinel (voice) in Star Wars Rebels

Highlander: The Series

Zachary Blaine (archive footage) in Highlander: The Series

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

skekSo (The Emperor) (voice) in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Castlevania

The Judge (voice) in Castlevania

Hooligans

Self - Narrator in Hooligans

Good Sam

Rob Griffith in Good Sam

Sex Education

Peter Groff in Sex Education

The West Wing

Colin Ayres in The West Wing

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Zhao (voice) in Avatar: The Last Airbender

The Boys Presents: Diabolical

Butcher (voice) in The Boys Presents: Diabolical

Inside No. 9

Clifford in Inside No. 9

Archie: The Man Who Became Cary Grant

Cary Grant in Archie: The Man Who Became Cary Grant

Star Wars Rebels

The Inquisitor (voice) in Star Wars Rebels

Star Wars Rebels

The Inquisitor (voice) (archive sound) in Star Wars Rebels

American Dad!

Jumpers (voice) in American Dad!

American Dad!

in American Dad!

Henry VIII: Man Monarch Monster

in Henry VIII: Man Monarch Monster

The Crowded Room

Jack Lamb in The Crowded Room

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Admiral Zhao (voice) in Avatar: The Last Airbender

Star Wars: Tales of the Empire

Grand Inquisitor (voice) in Star Wars: Tales of the Empire