About Jason Isaacs


Jason Isaacs, who is renowned for portraying the role of Lucius Malfoy in “Harry Potter” films, is an English actor. Some of his well-known films are “Peter Pan,” “Fury,” “Hotel Mumbai,” and “A Cure for Wellness,” to name a few. He voiced Zhao in “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” 

Quick Info
Full NameJason Michael Isaacs
Date of BIrth6 June 1963
Birth PlaceLiverpool, England
Parent(s)Sheila and Eric Isaacs
Spouse(s)Emma Hewitt ​(m. 2001)
Net WorthUS $15 million

Early Life


Jason Isaacs’ full name is Jason Michael Isaacs. He was born to parents Sheila and Eric Isaacs on June 6, 1963, in Liverpool. He has three siblings, two elder brothers, and a younger brother. His father, Eric, was a jeweler. He grew up in Childwall as a child. Jason’s parents were Jewish. He studied in The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School at the age of 11. He used to get bullied as a kid. According to him, it helped him prepare for playing the roles of villains. He and his family had to go through antisemitism, which led to them moving to Israel.

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Isaac went to Bristol University and studied law from 1982 to 1985. He went to the Central School of Speech and Drama to train after graduating. He went there from 1985 to 1988.




Jason Isaacs started his career as an actor in 1988 with the TV series titled “This Is David Lander,” in which he played the role of a French doctor in one episode. The following year, he appeared in two episodes of “A Quiet Conspiracy” as Jean-Marc Summary. From 1989 to 1990, Jason appeared in 24 episodes of “Capital City” as the characters named Chas Ewell. He appeared in three episodes of “Ashenden” as Andrew Lehman in 1991. The following year, he appeared in 4 TV shows.

He acted as Doctor McManus in an episode of “The Bill,” as Eric and John Barr in an episode of “Taggart,” as Dr. Desmond in “Inspector Morse” and in the role of Frank Dillon in  “Civvies.” He played the part of Father Luca Tonarini in two episodes of “The Last Don II” in 1998. In 2004, he played Colin Ayres in 3 episodes of “The West Wing.” From 2005 to 2006, he was responsible for voicing the character of Admiral Zhao in “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” In 2006, he portrayed Sir Mark Brydon in the miniseries titled “The State Within.” For it, he got nominated for a Golden Globe Award. From 2006 to 2008, he played the role of Michael Caffee in “Brotherhood.”

In 2008, Jason Isaacs acted as a character named Harry H. Corbett. I’m “The Curse of Steptoe.” Jason played the role of Jackson Brodie in the crime drama series titled “Case Histories” from 2011 to 2013. He won a Satellite Award for his performance in “Case Histories.” He played the role of Michael Britten in 13 episodes of “Awake” in 2012. He voiced Admiral Zhao once again in an episode of “The Legend of Korra” in 2013. From 2014 to 2018, he voiced The Grand Inquisitor in 10 episodes of “Star Wars Rebels.” In 2015, he portrayed the character of Peter Connelly in 10 episodes of “Dig.”

Jason Isaacs

From 2016 to 2019, Jason Isaacs played the role of Hap in the web series titled “The OA.” He earned an Empire Award for playing the role of Captain Gabriel Lorca in “Star Trek: Discovery.” He played the position from 2017 to 2018. In 2020, he voiced The Judge in 8 episodes of “Castlevania.” He will appear as Peter Geoff in “Sex Education” in 2021. He is to play the role of Dr. Paul Griffith in the upcoming TV series titled “Good Sam.” 

Jason Isaacs made his film debut in 1989 with the film “The Tall Guy” in which he appeared as a doctor. From 1994 to 2000, he acted in films like “Shopping,” “Dragonheart,” “Event Horizon,” “All for Love,” “Soldier,” and “The Patriot,” to name a few. In 2001, Jason acted as Chaz Watley in the film called “Sweet November.” In the 2001 war film titled “Black Hawk Down,” he played the role of Captain Michael D. Steele. In 2002, he acted in the role of Lucius Malfoy in the film “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” In it, he also voiced the Basilisk. Jason appeared as Captain Hook in the fantasy film titled “Peter Pan” in 2003.

The following year, Jason Isaacs acted in the role of James Wolfe in the romance film titled “Battle of the Brave.” He reprised his role as Lucius Malfoy for “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” in 2005, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” in 2007, and Part 1 and 2 of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in 2010 and 201q respectively. He voiced Ra’s al Ghul in “Batman: Under the Red Hood” in 2010. The following year, he was the voice behind Sinestro in “Green Lantern: Emerald Knights.”

In the 2015 animated superhero animated film titled “Justice League: Gods and Monsters,” Jason voiced Lex Luthor and Metron. In 2020, he voiced Superman in “Superman: Red Son” and Dick Dastardly in “Scoob!”. 


Personal Life


Isaacs and Emma Hewitt started living together in 1987, and they got married in 2001. They have two daughters together. Their daughters are named Ruby and Lily.

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Height, Weight, and Age


Jason stands 1.8 meters tall and weighs approximately 79 kg.

As of September of 2020, he is 57 years old. 


Net Worth


Jason Isaacs is a brilliant actor and shines most in his portrayal of antagonists. His net worth in September 2020 is estimated to be around US$ 15 million.