|Julian McMahon Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||July 27, 1968|
Julian McMahon is an Australian former model and actor who is best remembered for playing Dr. Christian Troy in Nip/Tuck (2003-2010), Cole Turner in Charmed (2000-2005), Ben Lucini in Home and Away (1990-1991), and Doctor Doom in the superhero flick, Fantastic Four (2005) and its sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007).
Julian Dana William McMahon
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Julian attended the private day school, Sydney Grammar School.
He got enrolled at the University of Sydney to study Law and the University of Wollongong to study Economics but dropped out of both before completing his degree.
- Father – Sir William McMahon (Former Prime Minister of Australia)
- Mother – Sonia Rachel Hopkins (Philanthropist, Socialite)
- Siblings – Melinda McMahon (Older Sister), Deborah McMahon (Younger Sister)
- Others – William Daniel McMahon (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Ellen Amelia/Ann Walder (Paternal Grandmother), William Edward Hopkins (Maternal Grandfather), Rachel May Matchett (Maternal Grandmother)
Julian is represented by –
- MGMT Entertainment (California)
- Viewpoint, Inc. (California)
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
84 kg or 185 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Julian McMahon has dated –
- Dannii Minogue (1991-1995) – Julian tied the knot with his Home and Away co-star Dannii Minogue in January 1994. But, the couple got divorced in mid-1995.
- Brooke Burns (1998-2001) – On December 22, 1999, McMahon got married for the 2nd time to Baywatch actress Brooke Burns. Their daughter Madison Elizabeth McMahon was born in June 2000. Their divorce was finalized in 2002.
- Shannen Doherty (2001)
- Noa Tishby (2002-2003)
- Kelly Paniagua (2003-Present) – The Nip/Tuck actor and his girlfriend Kelly Paniagua got married in Lake Tahoe on June 30, 2014; 11 years after they began dating.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English and Irish ancestry.
- Unarched (straight) eyebrows
- Dimpled smile
Julian has done endorsement work for Levi’s Jeans.
Julian McMahon Favorite Things
- Movies – Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Mad Max
- Character Played By Him – Cole Turner in Charmed
Source – Moviehole.net, ComicBook.com
Julian McMahon Facts
- When Julian was 2 years old, his father became the 20th Prime Minister of Australia (1971-1972). McMahon is considered to be one of the worst prime ministers in the history of Australia.
- Before finding success as an actor, Julian used to work odd jobs such as a gardener and an ice-cream salesman.
- He was in contention to play James Bond after Pierce Brosnan‘s departure from the film franchise in 2005. But, Daniel Craig bagged the iconic role instead.
- In 2004, Julian was included in People Magazine‘s list of the ’50 Sexiest Men Alive’.
- Julian acted alongside Kylie Minogue (ex-wife Dannii’s older sister) in the comedy film, Swinging Safari (2018). The film, which also starred Guy Pearce, Radha Mitchell, Asher Keddie, and Jeremy Sims had an awkward kiss between Julian and his former sister-in-law.
- The role of Christian Troy in Nip/Tuck was initially named Christian Vega and intended for a Latino actor. McMahon had to audition 6 times before being finalized for the part.
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