Raul Julia

1940 - 1994

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Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay (March 9, 1940 – October 24, 1994) was a Puerto Rican actor. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he took an interest in acting while still in school and pursued the career upon completion of his studies. After performing locally for some time, he was convinced by entertainment personality Orson Bean to move and work in New York City. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raul Julia has received more than 2,701,024 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Raul Julia is the 446th most popular actor (up from 543rd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Puerto Rico (up from 1,116th 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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Among actors, Raul Julia ranks 446 out of 10,030Before him are Burgess Meredith, Gabriel Byrne, Marie Laforêt, Melanie Griffith, Sean Bean, and George Gaynes. After him are Luke Perry, Petr Shelokhonov, Donnie Yen, Robert Downey Jr., Groucho Marx, and Edward Norton.

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Among people born in 1940, Raul Julia ranks 56Before him are Eduardo Galeano, Tarō Asō, James Cromwell, Raquel Welch, Denis Law, and Herbie Hancock. After him are Shahnaz Pahlavi, Abdurrahman Wahid, John Gotti, Jacques Rancière, Burt Young, and Tom Jones. Among people deceased in 1994, Raul Julia ranks 37Before him are Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Juvénal Habyarimana, Pierre Boulle, Fernando Rey, Gian Maria Volonté, and André Michel Lwoff. After him are Vladimir Ivashko, Roger Wolcott Sperry, Jack Kirby, Jessica Tandy, Marija Gimbutas, and Peter Cushing.

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In Puerto Rico

Among people born in Puerto Rico, Raul Julia ranks 2 out of 59Before him are Joaquin Phoenix (1974). After him are Benicio del Toro (1967), José Feliciano (1945), José Ferrer (1912), Rita Moreno (1931), Ricky Martin (1971), Amaury Nolasco (1970), Héctor Lavoe (1946), Luis Guzmán (1956), Daddy Yankee (1977), and Emiliano Mercado del Toro (1891).

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), José Ferrer (1912), Rita Moreno (1931), Amaury Nolasco (1970), Luis Guzmán (1956), Osvaldo Ríos (1960), Roselyn Sánchez (1973), David Zayas (1962), Carlos Ponce (1972), and Holly Woodlawn (1946).

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