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Julian McMahon

Julian Dana William McMahon was born in Sydney, Australia, the second of three children of Lady Sonia McMahon (née Sonia Rachel Hopkins) and Sir Billy McMahon, who served as Prime Minister of Australia from 1971 to 1972. He is of Irish and English descent. Julian started a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Wollongong, but after more time spent in the University bar than at classes, he became bored after one year and began a career in modeling, working primarily in commercials. In 1987, he began print modeling assignments in Los Angeles, New York, Milan, Rome and Paris. His appearance in a TV commercial promoting jeans in his home country made him popular enough to be cast as the lead in The Power, the Passion (1989), an Australian "Dynasty"-like series. After 18 months on the series, he starred in Summer Bay (1988), another successful series, where he won a best actor award from a national magazine.McMahon later performed on stage, appearing in a musical version of "Home and Away" in Britain as well as in "Love Letters" in Sydney and Melbourne. After a lead role in the feature film Wet and Wild Summer! (1992) with Elliott Gould, he went to Hollywood to read for American projects. In 1992, he was cast as Ian Rain on NBC's daytime drama Another World (1964). After two years, he left to appear in several plays in Los Angeles. He also appeared in the feature film Magenta (1997) before landing a role on Profiler (1996).In his free time, McMahon enjoys surfing, biking, and cooking. He is a fan of baseball, football and basketball, and he collects classic books.

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Jul 27, 1968 In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-05-25
Latest Project:
Series Chelsea Lately 2007-07-01

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Nip/Tuck
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
I Love New York Unknown 2007
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern Unknown 2006-11-01
Robot Chicken Unknown 2005-02-20
Nip/Tuck Dr. Christian Troy 100 episodes, 2003-2010 2003-07-22
Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Charmed Cole Turner 49 episodes, 2000-2006 1998-10-07
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Profiler Det. John Grant 82 episodes, 1996-2000 1996-09-21
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25