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Jason Isaacs
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Isaacs at the premiere of Fury at the Newseum in Washington D.C, October 2014
Born 6 June 1963 (1963-06-06) (age 56)
Occupation Actor, Voice Actor
Years active 1989–present
Partner(s) Emma Hewitt
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Jason Isaacs (born 6 June 1963) is an English actor and voice actor. He is known for playing Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series, Colonel William Tavington in The Patriot, and criminal Michael Caffee in the Showtime series Brotherhood.

In December 2016, he played "Hap" Percy in the Netflix supernatural series The OA. He provided the voice of Ra's al Ghul in the DC animated film, Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010) and also the voice of Sinestro in the DC animated film Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (2011). He also provided the voice of The Inquisitor, Sentinel, in Star Wars Rebels, the animated television series.

It was announced in March 2017 that Isaacs would play the role of Captain Gabriel Lorca in the new CBS All Access' series, Star Trek: Discovery. The series premiered on 24 September 2017. Isaacs made his first appearance as Lorca on 1 October 2017 in the third episode, "Context Is for Kings".

In September 2017, Isaacs played Field Marshal Georgy Zhukov in The Death of Stalin, a political satire film directed by Armando Ianucci.

Personal life

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Isaacs at a Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament in 2005

Isaacs began living with his partner, BBC documentary filmmaker Emma Hewitt, in 1988, whom he started dating at the Central School. The couple have since married and had two daughters.

Despite Isaacs' screen celebrity as Lucius Malfoy, he describes himself as maintaining a "calm, sedate and suburban" life and has spoken of travelling to film premieres unrecognised on the London Underground. Isaacs was among the many celebrities who participated in the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament in 2005.

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