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Jason Isaacs
Biographical information
Born

6 June, 1963
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK

Nationality

British

Gender

Male

Eye colour

Blue

Hair colour

Black

Height

5'11"[1]

Family
  • Emma Hewitt (wife)
  • Lily (daughter)
  • Ruby (daughter)
Career
Years active

1988-present

In Harry Potter

Lucius Malfoy

Notable roles
  • Awake (2012) (TV series)
  • Elektra (2005)
  • Peter Pan (2003)
  • Black Hawk Down (2001)
  • The Patriot (2000)
  • Dragonheart (1996)

Jason Isaacs (born 6 June, 1963) plays Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films. Isaacs has appeared in as Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1. and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.

Biography

Far from being the evil, twisted character whom he plays in the films, Jason is nothing like that in real life. He is currently in a relationship (although he refers to his partner as his wife) and has two daughters, Lily and Ruby.

Isaacs watched Tom Felton's performance as Draco Malfoy in the first film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, in order to understand how he should play Draco's father. Isaacs is doing both voices of Leland Turbo and Siddeley in a Disney Pixar 2011 film, Cars 2. As well as Lucius Malfoy he has also played Ra's al Ghul, Satan and at one point Captain Hook

He currently plays police detective Michael Britten in the American television series Awake, and is also one of the show's producers. The series was cancelled in May 2012 due to low ratings.

Earlier career

  • Isaacs has been credited over sixty times in films and television shows alike as of the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 in 2010.
  • He has also starred in twelve productions as himself.
  • Isaacs appeared in Dragonheart in 1996 along with David Thewlis, who would eventually be cast in the Harry Potter films as Remus Lupin.
  • He voices the character Admiral Zhao in Avatar: the Last Airbender series, playing an arrogant and proud man who, like Lucius, believes in the "superior race" and is very loyal to the main villain. He also appears as the villainous British colonel in the movie The Patriot.
  • More recently, he provided the voice of Ra's al Ghul, a dangerous immortal terrorist and leader of the League of Assassins in the DC animated film, Wikipedia:Batman: Under the Red Hood. The film was widely well-received by critics.
  • He also voices a character in the 2005 video game Spartan: Total Warrior as Lucius Aelius Seianus (Sejanus) The Praetorian Prefect, cunning and completely amoral with no concerns other then his own power and ambition. Rumours of his knowledge of dark magic abound.
  • He was caught attempting to take Lucius Malfoy's first wand from the set, but wouldn't say what he wanted it for.[2]
  • Jason's favourite line in the series is "Let us hope that Mister Potter will always be around to save the day."[3] from the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Personal quotes

  • "I went off and read the books after the audition and I read all four books in one sitting - you know - didn't wash, didn't eat, drove around with them on the steering wheel like a lunatic. I suddenly understood why my friends, who I'd thought where slightly backward, had been so addicted to these children's books. They're like crack." - on Harry Potter.
  • "Everytime I make a plan, God laughs at me."
  • "Look, I play all these tough guys and thugs and strong, complex characters. In real life, I am a cringing, neurotic Jewish mess. Can't I for once play that on stage?"

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