Jason Isaacs

] On American television, Isaacs appeared in three episodes of "The West Wing" in 2004, prior to developing his most notable TV serial role, as Michael Caffee in "Brotherhood" (2006–present).

Between 2 February and 24 March 2007, Isaacs played Ben, opposite Lee Evans (Gus), in the critically-acclaimed 50th-anniversary production of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter", at Trafalgar Studios, in London, his first theatre performance since appearing in "The Force of Change" (2000).cite news|author=Michael Billington|title=The Dumb Waiter, Trafalgar Studios, London|url=http://arts.guardian.co.uk/theatre/drama/reviews/story/0,,2009375,00.html|work=The Guardian|publisher="guardian.co.uk"|date=2007-02-09|accessdate=2008-06-23] He posed for photographs after his performance on 3 March 2007.

Issacs plays Major Briggs, an American military officer, opposite Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear, in the upcoming film of Paul Greengrass's thriller "Green Zone" (2009), a fictionalized drama set in Iraq after the defeat of Saddam Hussein based on the book "" (2006), by Rajiv Chandrasekaran, for which production began in Morocco, in January 2008.cite news|author=Adam Dawtrey|title=Jason Isaacs Joins Greengrass Thriller: Working Title/Universal project Filming in Spain|url=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117981756.html?categoryid=13&cs=1&nid=2562|work=Variety|date=2008-03-03|accessdate=2008-06-24] [cite news|author=Ali Jaafar|url=http://www.variety.com/index.asp?layout=festivals&jump=features&id=2840&articleid=VR1117976411 | title=Morocco Strong, But Not the Same|publisher=Variety|date=2007-11-21|accessdate=2008-06-24]

In 2007 he was cast in Jan de Bont's then-still-upcoming film "Stopping Power", to play its star John Cusack's "nemesis",Cite news|url=http://www.moviefone.com/movie/stopping-power/1374285/synopsis|author=Jeremy Wheeler|title=Stopping Power|work=Allmovie|publisher="Moviefone"|accessdate=2008-06-24] Cite news|author=Matt Webb Mitovich|url=http://community.tvguide.com/blog-entry/TVGuide-News-Blog/Todays-News/Movies-Justin-Timberlake/800020880|title=Today's News: Our Take: At the Movies: Justin Timberlake Hits the Ice, Ice, Baby|work=TV Guide|publisher=tvguide.com (Blog)|date=2007-08-23|accessdate=2008-07-04] but, on 31 August 2007, "Variety" reported that the film, also planned for release in 2009, had been canceled after a financial backer pulled out.Cite news|author=Ed Meza|url=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117971158.html?categoryid=13&cs=1|title=De Bont's John Cusack Starrer Killed: Internationalmedia Unplugs 'Stopping Power' |work=Variety|date=2007-08-31|accessdate=2008-07-04]

elected work

Film

Animated television series and video games

Some of the information in this table was obtained from cite web|title=Jason Isaacs: Filmography|url=http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005042/|publisher=Internet Movie Database (IMDb)|accessdate=2007-11-28

Notes

References

Biographies

*imdb name|id=005042|name=Jason Isaacs. Retrieved on 23 June 2008. [Includes unsourced "Personal Quotes".]
*cite web|url=http://uk.movies.yahoo.com/artists/i/Jason-Isaacs/biography-396683.html|title="Jason Isaacs Biography"|work=Yahoo! Movies UK & Ireland|publisher="uk.movies.yahoo.com"|date=Copyright © Baseline 2006|accessdate=2008-06-24
*cite web|last=Marx|first=Rebecca Flint|title=Jason Isaacs: Biography|url=http://movies.aol.com/celebrity/jason-isaacs/34601/biography|work=Allmovie|publisher="Moviefone"|accessdate=2008-06-23

Interviews

*cite web|url=http://www.thelondonpaper.com/cs/Satellite/london/videos/article/1157140705031?packedargs=suffix%3DSubSectionArticle|title=Jason Isaacs Video Interview|work=The London Paper|publisher="thelondonpaper.com"|accessdate=2008-06-27 [Filmed on the set of "Brotherhood"; includes Isaacs' demonstration of a magic trick.]
*cite web|url= http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2fZbmdwszs|title=Mark Kermode v Jason Isaacs on Johnny Depp|work=BBC Radio 5 Live|date=2008-04-16|accessdate=2008-08-17
*cite news|last=Lester|first=Paul|title=JC interview: Jason Isaacs|url=http://www.thejc.com/home.aspx?ParentId=m12s28&SecId=28&AId=57814&ATypeId=1|work=The Jewish Chronicle|publisher="thejc.com"|date=2008-02-01|accessdate=2008-06-29
*cite news|last=Mitovich|first=Matt Webb|title=Interviews & Features: Jason Isaacs: More Than a Bad Brother|url=http://www.tvguide.com/News-Views/Interviews-Features/Article/default.aspx?posting=%7B4C8BB519-4955-469B-BFAA-4F92B24C3768%7D|work=TV Guide|publisher="TVGuide.com"|date=2006-07-21|accessdate=2008-06-24

Other articles

*cite news|author=Hootie & the Blowfish|title=2005 Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament Sets Record with $425,000 in Donations|url=http://www.hootiegolf.com/palmer.asp|work=Press Release|publisher="hootiegolf.com"|date=2005-12-19|accessdate=2008-07-01 ["Players: See Past Participants."]
*cite news|last=Pfefferman|first=Naomi|title=More Than a Villain: With "The Patriot," Jason Isaacs, a British Jew, Cements His Reputation as One of Hollywood's Hottest Heavies|url=http://www.jewishjournal.com/home/searchview.php?id=2347|work=The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles|publisher="jewishjournal.com"|date=2000-06-30|accessdate=2008-06-29
*–––. cite news|title=Once a 'wimp,' Actor Thrives On Portraying Villains|url=http://www.jewishaz.com/jewishnews/000714/wimp.shtml|work=The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix|publisher="jewishaz.com"|date=2000-07-14|accessdate=2008-06-29
*cite news|last=Rees|first=Jasper|title='There is a streak of cruelty in me': Jason Isaacs Says Life Prepared Him to Become a Specialist in Unattractive Characters|url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2007/01/27/baisaacs127.xml |work=The Daily Telegraph, Review|publisher="telegraph.co.uk"|date=2007-01-27|accessdate=2008-06-27

Persondata
NAME = Isaacs, Jason
ALTERNATIVE NAMES =
SHORT DESCRIPTION = British actor
DATE OF BIRTH = 6 June 1963
PLACE OF BIRTH = Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
DATE OF DEATH =
PLACE OF DEATH =


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