Who is Jason Isaacs?

Jason Isaacs is an English actor who has been actively involved in this entertainment field from 1988 to date. He has appeared in numerous films, out of which he is well known for his character as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise. Jason took acting classes as he decided to pursue his career in acting, and he initially started his acting from stage productions. This led him to step into television series and then films. His debut stage performance and television appearance were in 1992 ‘The Black and White Minstrels’ and in 1988 in ‘This Is David Lander,’ respectively. Likewise, his debut film was ‘The Tall Guy’ in 1989. Along with that, he has also achieved prestigious nominations and awards for his excellent performances.

Quick Info
Full NameJason Isaacs
Birth DateJune 6, 1963
Birth PlaceLiverpool, United Kingdom
Star SignGemini
ParentsFather: Eric Isaacs
Mother: Shelia Nathan
BrothersBrent Isaacs, Geoff Isaacs, Damian Isaacs
WifeEmma Hewitt
DaughtersRuby and Lilly
Net Worth$12 million
Height5 feet and 11 inches (180cm/1.80m)
Weight79kg (175lbs)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown

Jason Isaacs


Jason Isaacs was born June 6, 1963, in Liverpool, the United Kingdom as a third child to Jewish parents. His father, Eric Isaacs, was a jeweler, and his mother’s name is Shelia Nathan. He grew alongside his three brothers named Brent Isaacs, Geoff Isaacs, Damian Isaacs in Childwall, a Liverpool shrub. He is currently 57 years old with a Gemini horoscope.

Nationality and Physical Stats

As per nationality, Jason Isaacs is British and follows Jewish. Besides, he has an average body type. He stands 5 feet and 11 inches (180cm/1.80m) tall and weighs around 79kg (175lbs). He has a pair of blue colored eyes with brown hair color.

Early Life/Education

Jason Isaacs attended King David High School, a Jewish school, and was also a youth club member in the local synagogue. When he moved to London with his family, he was just 11 years old. There he studied at The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School. For his degree, he enrolled at Bristol University and graduated from there with a law degree. Since he was active in drama during his university days, he immediately joined the Central School of Speech and Drama in London after graduation. Moreover, he also stated that he faced bullies during his school days.

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Personal Life 

Jason Isaacs married his long-time girlfriend, Emma Hewitt, who is also a filmmaker, in 2001. This couple together has two daughters named Ruby and Lilly.


Jason Isaacs is active in his social media accounts. His Instagram account (@therealjasonisaacs) has 497 thousand followers, and his Twitter handles (@jasonsfolly) have 243.5 thousand followers. Jason does not have an official Facebook page.


Early Career

Jason Isaacs began his career in acting by working in stage productions. He had his debut acting role in a 1992 stage play named ‘The Black and White Minstrels’ at The King’s Head Theatre in London. The same year, he also appeared at Royal National Theatre in London for his next play ‘Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.’ He then ventured into television and films, but he kept playing for stage plays. He had his last stage play in 2007 at Trafalgar Studios in London in a play called ‘The Dumb Waiter’ as Ben.


Jason Isaacs landed his first television role in 1988 in ‘This is David Lander’ as a French doctor. The next year. He got a chance to appear in 24 episodes of ‘Capital City’ as Chas Ewell. Likewise, he appeared in an episode of different series like ‘Ashenden’ in 1991, ‘The Bill’ in 1992, ‘Highlander: The Series’ in 1993, ‘The Heroic Legend of Arslan’ 1994, ‘Dangerous Lady’ in 1995, and many more. In 1996 and 1997, he mostly appeared in a TV film.

His other notable series are ‘The State Within’ and ‘Brotherhood’ in 2006, ‘Entourage’ and ‘The Curse of Steptoe’ in 2008, ‘Case Histories’ in 2011, ‘Awake’ in 2012, ‘The Legend of Korra’ in 2013 and ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ in 2014. Likewise, in 2014 he appeared in ‘Star Wars Rebels,’ where he voiced The Grand Inquisitor in ten episodes. In 2017, he featured in ‘Star Trek: Discovery’, where he played as Captain Gabriel Lorca. He has also voiced for other series like ‘Robot Chicken’ in 2018, ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ in 2019, and ‘Castlevania’ in 2020.

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Jason Isaacs Film

Talking about Jason’s filmy career, he had his debut film in ‘The Tall Guy’ in 1989. He then appeared in other films in small and supporting roles like ‘Shopping’ in 1994, ‘Dragonheart’ in 1996, ‘Event Horizon’ in 1997, ‘Armageddon’ in 1998, and many more. In 2001, he appeared in a war film ‘Black Hawk Down’ where he played Captain Michael D. Steele. His breakthrough moment came in 2002 when he appeared in ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’, where he portrayed Lucius Malfoy and also did a voice role for Basilisk. The film was full of positive reviews from critics and audiences and also became huge commercially successful. He worked alongside stars like Daniel Radcliffe, Tom Felton, Emma Watson, and others in the film.

He then reprised his role in the film series sequel such as ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’ in 2005, ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’ in 2007, ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’ in 2009, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1’ in 2010 and ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2’ in 2011. Meanwhile, during those years, he became a cast in other films like ‘Peter Pan’ in 2002, ‘Battle of the Brave,’ ‘Grindhouse,’ ‘The Escorial Conspiracy,’ ‘Batman: Under the Red Hood,’ ‘Green Lantern: Emerald Knights,’ ‘Cars 2’ and many more. Furthermore, his notable film from 2015 to 2020 is ‘Field of Lost Shoes,’ ‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters,’ ‘Monster Family,’ ‘The Death of Stalin,’ ‘Superman: Red Son’ and ‘Scoob.’


Jason Isaacs was awarded Satellite Award in 2011 for his work in television series named ‘Case Histories.’ He has also won BTVA Television Voice Acting Award for his supporting role in ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ and Special Jury Award for his work in ‘Dawn’ in 2015. Likewise, in 2018, he has won Empire Award for his role in ‘Star Trek: Discovery.’

Net Worth

Jason Isaacs is known as one of the amazing actors who have been involved in this field for over 20 years. He has an estimated net worth of about $12 million as of 2020.