Oscar Isaac (born Oscar Isaac Hernández; January 5, 1980) is a Guatemalan actor. Isaac was born in Guatemala to a Cuban pulmonologist father, Oscar G. Hernández, and a Guatemalan mother, Maria. He was raised in Miami, Florida. While in Miami, he played lead guitar and sang vocals for his band "The Blinking Underdogs". He has described his evangelical upbringing as "very Christian". He graduated from the Juilliard School in 2005. Isaac's first major film role was as Joseph opposite Keisha Castle-Hughes in the film The Nativity Story. He also had a small role in All About the Benjamins and the Che Guevara biopic Guerrilla.