Raul Julia

1940 - 1994

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Raúl Rafael Carlos Juliá y Arcelay (March 9, 1940 – October 24, 1994) was a Puerto Rican actor. He was known for his intense and varied roles on stage and screen. He started his career in the Public Theatre before transitioning to film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raul Julia has received more than 5,968,176 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Raul Julia is the 546th most popular actor (down from 460th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Puerto Rico (down from 1st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Puerto Rican Actor.

Raul Julia is most famous for his role as Gomez in the 1987 film The Addams Family.

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  • 42

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  • 3.96

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  • 4.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Raul Julia ranks 546 out of 13,578Before him are Karlheinz Böhm, Brian Cox, Mel Ferrer, Nǃxau ǂToma, Ken Watanabe, and Maria Schell. After him are Louise Fletcher, Mae West, Nastassja Kinski, Jessica Tandy, Harriet Andersson, and Peter Finch.

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Among people born in 1940, Raul Julia ranks 72Before him are Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein, Jacques Rancière, Fatema Mernissi, Dennis Tito, John Gotti, and Bruce Chatwin. After him are Brian Josephson, Roberto Cavalli, Al Jarreau, Lance Henriksen, Gudrun Ensslin, and Milena Dravić. Among people deceased in 1994, Raul Julia ranks 47Before him are Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Witold Lutosławski, Fernando Rey, Pujie, Roger Wolcott Sperry, and Menachem Mendel Schneerson. After him are Jessica Tandy, Roland Ratzenberger, Jack Kirby, Matt Busby, Roberto Eduardo Viola, and Julian Schwinger.

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In Puerto Rico

Among people born in Puerto Rico, Raul Julia ranks 3 out of 77Before him are Joaquin Phoenix (1974), and José Feliciano (1945). After him are Benicio del Toro (1967), Rita Moreno (1931), Ricky Martin (1971), José Ferrer (1912), Héctor Lavoe (1946), Luis Guzmán (1956), Emiliano Mercado del Toro (1891), Amaury Nolasco (1970), and Daddy Yankee (1977).

Among ACTORS In Puerto Rico

Among actors born in Puerto Rico, Raul Julia ranks 2Before him are Joaquin Phoenix (1974). After him are Benicio del Toro (1967), Rita Moreno (1931), José Ferrer (1912), Luis Guzmán (1956), Amaury Nolasco (1970), Roselyn Sánchez (1973), Osvaldo Ríos (1960), Míriam Colón (1936), David Zayas (1962), and Carlos Ponce (1972).

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