Jason Isaacs filmography

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Jason Isaacs filmography
Jason Isaacs in 2014
Isaacs at the premiere for Fury at the Newseum in Washington D.C.
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Jason Isaacs is an English actor known for his performances on screen and stage.

He is particularly known for his performances of imperious screen villains in the early 2000s such as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films (2002-2011), as well as William Tavington in Roland Emmerich's The Patriot (2000), Captain Hook in Peter Pan (2003), and The Grand Inquisitor in Star Wars Rebels (2014–2016) and Pinball FX 3 (2017). He is also known for his performances in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down (2000), Rodrigo Garcia's Nine Lives (2005), Paul Greengrass' Green Zone (2010), Armando Iannucci's satirical black comedy The Death of Stalin (2017) and Fran Kranz's Mass (2021).

He is also known for his performances in television including The State Within (2006), The OA (2016–2019), Star Trek: Discovery (2017–2018), and The Great (2021–2023).



Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
1989 The Tall Guy Doctor 2
1994 Shopping Market Trader
1994 Solitaire for 2 Harry
1996 Dragonheart Lord Felton
1996 Guardians Jim Reed
1997 Event Horizon D.J.
1998 Armageddon Ronald Quincy
1998 Divorcing Jack Cow Pat Keegan
1998 Soldier Colonel Mekum
1999 The End of the Affair Fr. Richard Smythe
2000 The Art of War Himself Video documentary short
2000 The Patriot Colonel William Tavington Nominated—London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Supporting Actor of the Year
2001 Sweet November Chaz Watley
2001 The Tag Robert Short film
2001 The Last Minute Dave "Percy" Sledge
2001 Hotel Australian Actor
2001 Black Hawk Down Captain Michael D. Steele
2002 Resident Evil William Birkin, Narrator Uncredited
2002 Windtalkers Major Mellitz
2002 Passionada Charles Beck
2002 High Times' Potluck Arneau
2002 The Tuxedo Clark Devlin
2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Lucius Malfoy and the voice of the Basilisk
2003 Peter Pan George Darling, Captain Hook
2004 Crash Thanked in credits
2004 Battle of the Brave General James Wolfe
2005 Riding with Sugar Short film
2005 Elektra DeMarco Uncredited
2005 Nine Lives Damian
2005 The Chumscrubber Mr Parker
2005 Tennis, Anyone...? Johnny Green
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Lucius Malfoy
2005 Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (special thanks)
2006 Friends with Money David
2007 Grindhouse Bearded Man Uncredited
Segment: "Don't"
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Lucius Malfoy
2008 The Escorial Conspiracy Antonio Pérez
2008 Good Maurice Israel Glückstein Also executive producer
Nominated—London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Supporting Actor of the Year
2008 The Rain Horse John Short film
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Lucius Malfoy Uncredited
2010 Skeletons The Colonel
2010 Green Zone Maj. Briggs
2010 Batman: Under the Red Hood Ra's al Ghul Voice
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Lucius Malfoy
2011 Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Sinestro Voice
2011 Cars 2 Siddeley, Leland Turbo Voice
2011 Commerce Short film; credited thanks
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Lucius Malfoy
2011 Abduction Kevin Harper
2011 The Great Ghost Rescue Narrator Voice
2013 Sweetwater Prophet Josiah
2013 A Single Shot Waylon
2014 After the Fall Frank McTiernan
2014 Dawn Dawson
2014 Rio, I Love You O Gringo Segment: "Texas"
2014 Fury Captain Waggoner
2015 Stockholm, Pennsylvania Benjamin McKay Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
2015 Field of Lost Shoes John C. Breckinridge
2015 Justice League: Gods and Monsters Lex Luthor, Metron Voice
2015 Lithgow Saint Lithgow Saint Short film
2016 The Infiltrator Mark Jackowski
2016 A Cure for Wellness Heinreich Volmer, Baron von Reichmerl
2016 Red Dog: True Blue Michael Carter
2017 The Bard Short film, (hello to)
2017 Monster Family Dracula Voice
2017 The Death of Stalin Georgy Zhukov Nominated—Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
2017 And the Winner Isn't Documentary
2018 Medusa's Ankles Lucian Short film
2018 Hotel Mumbai Vasili
2018 London Fields Mark Asprey
2018 Look Away Dan
2019 Koko: A Red Dog Story Narrator Voice
2019 Skyfire Jack Harris
2019 Show the Love Short film
2020 Superman: Red Son Superman Voice
2020 Scoob! Dick Dastardly Voice
2020 Indigo Indigo Short film
2020 Occupation: Rainfall Steve Voice[1]
2021 Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets Carl
2021 Mass Jay Perry Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Hollywood Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor[2][3]
2021 Scooby-Doo! The Sword and the Scoob King Arthur, Thundarr, Winston Pilkingstonshire Voice
2021 Creation Stories Ralph
2021 Monster Family 2 Dracula Voice
2021 Cera John Short film
2021 Streamline Rob Bush
2021 Everything I Ever Wanted to Tell My Daughter About Men Indigo
2021 Operation Mincemeat John Godfrey [4]
2022 Agent Game Bill [5][6]
2022 Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris Archie
2022 Mind-Set Nick Reynolds
2023 Spinning Gold Al Bogart
TBA Occupation: Rainfall Chapter 2 Steve Voice; in production[7]
TBA Anna Alexander Politkovsky Post-production
TBA The Salt Path Moth Filming[8]


Year Title Role Notes
1988 This Is David Lander French Doctor 1 episode
1989 A Quiet Conspiracy Jean-Marc Sammarty[citation needed] 2 episodes
1989–90 Capital City Chas Ewell 23 episodes
1990 TECX Edward Latham[citation needed]
1991 Ashenden Andrew Lehman 3 episodes
1991 Eye Contact Michael[citation needed] Television film
1992 The Bill Doctor McManus Episode: "Fair Play"
1992 Taggart Eric Barr, John Barr Episode: "Double Exposure"
1992 Inspector Morse Desmond Collier Episode: "Cherubim and Seraphim"
1992 Civvies Frank Dillon 6 episodes
1993 Highlander: The Series Immortal Zachary Blaine Episode: "The Lady and the Tiger"
1994 The Heroic Legend of Arslan Lajendra[9] Voice, English dub
1995 Boon Mike Puckett Episode: "Thieves Like Us"
1995 A Relative Stranger Peter Fairman
1995 Dangerous Lady Michael Ryan Miniseries
1995 Loved Up Dez 2 Television film
1996 Guardians Jim Reid[citation needed] Television film
1996 Burn Your Phone The Killer[citation needed] Television film
1997 The Fix Tony Kay Television film
1998 The Last Don II Father Luca Tonarini 2 episodes
1998 St. Ives Alain de Keroual de Saint-Yves Television film
2000 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Himself TV special documentary
2004 The West Wing Colin Ayres 3 episodes
2005 Avatar: The Last Airbender Commander / Admiral Zhao Voice, 7 episodes
2006 Scars Chris Television film
2006 The State Within Sir Mark Brydon Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
2006–2008 Brotherhood Michael Caffee 29 episodes
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama
2008 The Curse of Steptoe Harry H. Corbett Nominated—British Academy Television Award for Best Actor
2008 Entourage Fredrick Line Episode: "Gotta Look Up to Get Down"
2011–2013 Case Histories Jackson Brodie 9 episodes
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated—International Emmy Award for Best Actor
2012 Awake Michael Britten 13 episodes, also producer
2012 Kendra Jeffrey 2 episodes
2013 The Legend of Korra Commander Zhao Voice, episode: "Darkness Falls"
2014 Rosemary's Baby Roman Castavet Miniseries
2014–2018 Star Wars Rebels The Grand Inquisitor / Sentinel Voice, 11 episodes[10]
2015 Dig Peter Connelly 10 episodes
2016–2019 The OA Hunter Aloysius "Hap" Percy, Himself 14 episodes
2017 Star Trek Continues Esper Voice, episode: "To Boldly Go: Part II"
Credited as Jason Lorca
2017–2018 Star Trek: Discovery Captain Gabriel Lorca 11 episodes[11]
Empire Award for Best Actor in a TV Series
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television
2017–2018 After Trek Himself 3 episodes
2018–2019 Robot Chicken Slender Man, Various roles Voice; 2 episodes
2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance skekSo / The Emperor Voice, main role
2020 Castlevania The Judge Voice, 8 episodes
2020 Line of Duty: Sport Relief Special DC Taylor TV short
2021 Sex Education Peter Groff 3 episodes
2021–2023 The Great Peter the Great Episodes: "Seven Days" and "Sweden"
2022 Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts Himself HBO Max special
2022[12] Good Sam Rob "Griff" Griffith[4] 13 episodes; also director (episode: "Family/Business") and producer
2022 The Boys Presents: Diabolical[13] William J. "Billy" Butcher Voice, episode: "I'm Your Pusher"
2022 Inside No. 9 Clifford Episode: "Kid/Nap"
2022 American Dad! Jumpers Voice; 2 episodes
2023 The Crowded Room Jack Lamb Recurring role, 4 episodes
TBA Archie Cary Grant Main role, upcoming series[14]


Year Title Role Venue Ref.
Bent Max Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh
Marat/Sade Sade Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh
The Freshman Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh
In Nomine Patris Head Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh
Balm in Gilead Fick Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh
1992 The Black and White Minstrels Cyril The King's Head Theatre, London [15]
1992–1993 Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes Louis Ironson Royal National Theatre, London [16]
1996 1953 Benito Mussolini Almeida Theatre, London [17]
2000 The Force of Change Mark Royal Court Theatre, London [18]
2007 The Dumb Waiter Ben the Hitman Trafalgar Studios, London [19]
2017 Dead Poets Live: Byron & Shelley George Gordon Lord Byron Print Room at The Coronet, London [20]

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Beneath a Steel Sky Ken Voice, uncredited
1995 Guilty Character Voices
2002 Reign of Fire Cast
2004 Future Tactics: The Uprising Voice Artist
2005 Spartan: Total Warrior Lucius Aelius Sejanus Voice
2006 Avatar: The Last Airbender Zhao Voice, PC or Windows Version only
2009 Napoleon: Total War[21] Story Teller Voice, Grouped under "English Voice Cast"
2010 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Satan Voice, Also the 2013 Ultimate Edition of the game
2011 El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron Lucifel Voice
2014 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Satan Voice
2016 Hitman Reza Zaydan Voice, episode 3 only
2017 Pinball FX 3 The Grand Inquisitor Voice, Star Wars Pinball: Star Wars Rebels
2018 Hitman 2 Reza Zaydan Legacy Pack, archive audio
2019 Star Trek Online: Rise of Discovery Capt. Gabriel Lorca Voice[22]
2021 Hitman 3 Reza Zaydan Archive audio
2022 The Last Worker Skew Voice[23]
2022 Marvel's Midnight Suns Mephisto Voice[24]
2023 Baldur's Gate 3 Lord Enver Gortash Voice[25]


  • Peter Pan (2003) - (performer: "When I Was a Lad", "Toora Loora Lo (Hook's Harpsichord Song)")


Additional Crew[edit]

  • The Essence of Combat: Making 'Black Hawk Down' (Video documentary 2002) (documentary footage)

Podcasts and radio[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2018 The West Wing Weekly Himself Episode: "5.21: Gaza"
2020 The Adventures of Superman[27] Mr. Wolf DC FanDome; Episode 4
2022 Batman Unburied Alfred Pennyworth 3 episodes[28]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (September 17, 2020). "Tribeca Genre Pic Gets U.S. Deal; Jason Isaacs Joins Sci-Fi Film 'Rainfall'; Sales Firm Motus Nabs Colombian Drama — Global Briefs". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
  2. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (November 21, 2019). "Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton, Reed Birney, Ann Dowd Topline 'Mass' Drama From Fran Kranz". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  3. ^ Admin (December 2, 2021). "DUNE, CODA, AND BELFAST LEAD THE 5TH ANNUAL HCA FILM AWARDS NOMINATIONS". Retrieved December 6, 2021.
  4. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (March 2, 2020). "Jason Isaacs To Star In CBS Drama Pilot 'Good Sam". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  5. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (March 25, 2021). "Katie Cassidy Joins Mel Gibson & Dermot Mulroney In 'Agent Game'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 25, 2021. Retrieved March 25, 2021.
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (April 23, 2021). "Jason Isaacs, Barkhad Abdi & Adan Canto Board Indie Spy Thriller 'Agent Game'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on April 23, 2021. Retrieved April 23, 2021.
  7. ^ Miska, Brad (May 17, 2022). "'Occupation: Rainfall Chapter 2' – Casper Van Dien and Danny Trejo Join Sci-Fi Sequel". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved May 18, 2022.
  8. ^ Barnes, Dan (21 June 2023). "Gillian Anderson, Jason Isaacs filming Salt Path in Chepstow". South Wales Argus. Retrieved 30 June 2023.
  9. ^ "Full Cast - Heroic Legend of Arslan, The (OVA) (episodes 1 to 4)". CrystalAcids.com. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Spark of Rebellion". Star Wars Rebels. 3 October 2014. Event occurs at 43:07. Disney Channel.
  11. ^ Travis, Ben (18 January 2018). "Star Wars The Last Jedi and Thor Ragnarok Lead Empire Awards 2018 Nominations". EmpireOnline.com. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  12. ^ White, Peter (November 10, 2021). "'Good Sam' Scrubs In For 'CSI: Vegas' In CBS' Midseason Schedule As 'The Amazing Race' Returns". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on November 10, 2021. Retrieved November 10, 2021.
  13. ^ J. Kim Murphy, J. Kim (February 2, 2022). "'Diabolical' Teaser Unveils Voice Cast for Amazon's Animated 'The Boys' Spinoff". Variety. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  14. ^ Goldbart, Max (August 8, 2022). "Cary Grant Biopic Series Starring Jason Isaacs In Lead Role Set For ITV & BritBox International". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 11, 2022.
  15. ^ Taylor, Paul (25 August 1992). "Theatre / Secret encounters of the intimate kind: Paul Taylor on The Black and White Minstrels and Operation Elvis at the Edinburgh Festival". The Independent. Retrieved 5 May 2022.
  16. ^ "NT Archive: Stage by Stage: South Bank 1992-1995". Royal National Theatre. Archived from the original on 7 December 2008. Retrieved 25 June 2008.
  17. ^ Taylor, Paul (16 February 1996). "Theatre 1953 Almeida Theatre, London". The Independent. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  18. ^ Wolf, Matt (24 April 2000). "The Force of Change". Variety. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  19. ^ Billington, Michael (9 February 2007). "The Dumb Waiter, Trafalgar Studios, London". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 June 2008.
  20. ^ "Dead Poets Live: Byron and Shelley". The Print Room. 2017. Archived from the original on 30 July 2018. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  21. ^ "Napoleon: Total War – Story Trailer". TotalWar.com. Archived from the original on 20 April 2012.
  22. ^ "Jason Isaacs Makes Star Trek Online Debut". StarTrek.com. 25 April 2019. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  23. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (September 1, 2021). "Jason Isaacs, David Hewlett Among Voice Cast of Venice Expanded VR-Bound Sci-Fi Game 'The Last Worker' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
  24. ^ Huxley, Ben (28 November 2022). "Marvel's Midnight Suns cast: All voice actors & characters confirmed". Radio Times. Retrieved 21 January 2023.
  25. ^ "Baldur's Gate 3: Jason Isaacs takes over the city of Baldur's Gate". baldursgate3.game. Retrieved 2023-06-09.
  26. ^ Maher, John (March 3, 2020). "A Buoyant 2020 Audie Awards Celebrates 'The Only Plane in the Sky,' Stephen King". Publishers Weekly.
  27. ^ Evangelista, Chris (September 11, 2020). "'The Adventures of Superman' Radio Series Being Revived For DC FanDome". PR Newswire. Retrieved September 11, 2020.
  28. ^ White, Peter (July 27, 2021). "Winston Duke & Jason Isaacs To Lead Spotify's 'Batman Unburied' Podcast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 27, 2021.

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