Oscar Isaac plays Poe Dameron in the highly-anticipated ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ and he’s the guy everyone’s swooning over. Here’s 5 things to know about the hunky star!
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is taking over the world, and so is Oscar Isaac! The 36-year-old actor is one of the new characters in the film, and everyone is talking about him. He’s going to be a name you’re going to want to remember, so check out our 5 things about Oscar a.k.a. Poe Dameron!
1. He’s not a newbie to the acting scene — he’s been nominated for 2 Golden Globes!
Oscar’s breakout role was in 2013’s Inside Llewyn Davis, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe. He’s nominated again for 2016’s awards — this time for TV — because of his role in HBO’s Show Me A Hero.
2. He was born in Guatemala.
Oscar was born in Guatemala on March 9, 1980. He was raised in Miami. He later went on to graduate from the Juilliard School in 2005.
3. He’s the new villain in X-Men: Apocalypse.
Oscar is a part of two major movie franchises — Star Wars and X-Men. He will play the evil villain Apocalypse in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse. His character is dead-set on creating a new world order with mutants, and it involves a lot of destruction. But he’s not done with Star Wars. He’s set to start filming Star Wars: Episode VIII soon!
4. He’s taken!
Oscar keeps his private life to himself, but he’s not a single man. Rats! He reportedly proposed to girlfriend Maria Miranda in 2007.
5. He was a musician before he was an actor.
The actor’s a double threat. Before he was on the big screen, he sang vocals and played lead guitar in his band the Blinking Underdogs. He showed off his musical talents in Inside Llewyn Davis. Talk about swoonworthy!
HollywoodLifers, what did you think of Oscar in Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Is he your fave? Let us know!