Jason Isaacs

Jason Isaacs was born in Liverpool, the third of four children of Sheila and Eric Isaacs. His parents were both from Jewish families (from Eastern Europe). He studied law at Bristol University and graduated in 1985 with a degree in law but decided to study acting. While at Bristol University, he directed and/or appeared in over 20 productions. He then attended the Central School of Speech and Drama and graduated in 1989.

Jason's notable roles include "Col. William Tavington" in The Patriot (2000), "Lucius Malfoy" in the Harry Potter film series, "Mr. Darling/Captain" Hook in Peter Pan (2003), and "Maurice" in Good (2008). In 2014, he appeared with Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, and Jon Bernthal in the World War II-set film Fury (2014).

Jason is married to documentary film maker Emma Hewitt, with whom he has two children.

Known For


Cast Credits

Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Starring as USS Discovery Captain Gabriel Lorca (11 episodes)
After Trek (2017)
Guest starring as Jason Isaacs (2 episodes)
The OA (2016)
Starring as Dr. Hunter Aloysius Percy (6 episodes)
The One Show (2015)
Guest starring as Jason Isaacs
Dig (2015)
Starring as FBI Agent Peter Connolly (10 episodes)
Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Starring as The Inquisitor
Guest starring as The Inquisitor (5 episodes)
Guest starring as Sentinel
Rosemary's Baby (2014)
Starring as Roman Castevet (2 episodes)
The Legend of Korra (2012)
Guest starring as Commander Zhao
Awake (2012)
Starring as Detective Michael Britten (13 episodes)
Case Histories (2011)
Starring as Jackson Brodie
innerSPACE (2008)
Guest starring as Jason Isaacs (3 episodes)
Brotherhood (2006)
Starring as Michael Caffee
Dangerous Lady (1995)
Starring as Michael Ryan
Highlander (1992)
Guest starring as Zachary Blaine
Capital City (1989)
Starring as Chas Ewell (23 episodes)
Screen Two (1985)
Guest starring as The Killer