About Jason

Jason Isaacs is a British actor who was born on June 6th, 1963 in Liverpool, England.

Raised in Liverpool and later in London, he fell accidentally into acting during his first year at university, and went on to study at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Initially known as a TV actor in the UK, his biggest international film break was being selected to portray the villain, Colonel William Tavington, opposite Mel Gibson in the Revolutionary War epic The Patriot (2000).

Other notable roles include Lucius Malfoy, the influential henchman of Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter (2002 present) series of films, Captain Hook/Mr. Darling in P.J. Hogans adaptation of Peter Pan (2003), and Michael Caffee in the TV series Brotherhood (2006 present).

Isaacs played the leading role of Sir Mark Brydon, the British Ambassador to the USA, in the UK mini-series The State Within (2006), for which he was nominated for the award of Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television in the 65th Golden Globe Awards.

To learn more, please, check out Wikipedia or the Internet Movie Database, which lists all of his films and other work.