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Julian Sands

Tall, gaunt, and particularly effective in horror and drama films--British actor Julian Sands was born in Otley, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Brenda and William Sands. He came to the attention of NBC when the network cast him in the made-for-TV The Sun Also Rises (1984) and then with Anthony Hopkins in the television film A Married Man (1983). ... See full bio »

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 2018 I am Khama (announced)
Joseph Chamberlain (voice)
 2016 The Chosen (filming)
 2016 The Loner (completed)
 2015 Honey Flood (Short) (post-production)
CD McKee
 2015 Borley Rectory (filming)
 2013 The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar (Short) (completed)
Narrator (voice)
 2015 Gotham (TV Series)
Gerald Crane
- The Scarecrow (2015) ... Gerald Crane
- The Fearsome Dr. Crane (2015) ... Gerald Crane
 2015 Extraordinary Tales
Narrator: The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar (voice)
 2014/I Me
 2014 GHB: To Be or Not to Be
Le client
 2014 The Village (TV Series)
Lord Kilmartin
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... Lord Kilmartin
- Episode #2.1 (2014) ... Lord Kilmartin
 2014 Crónica de Castas (TV Series)
- El hijo de la chingada (2014) ... Anthony
 2014 Unknown Heart (TV Movie)
Richard Mellor
 2014 Rosamunde Pilcher (TV Series)
Richard Mellor
- Mein unbekanntes Herz (2014) ... Richard Mellor
 2014 Banshee (TV Series)
Priest / Yulish
- Bullets and Tears (2014) ... Yulish
- Homecoming (2014) ... Priest
- Little Fish (2014) ... Priest
 2014 Cesar Chavez
Victore Representative
 2014 Banshee Origins (TV Mini-Series)
- The Priest (2014) ... Priest
- Brothers (2014) ... Priest
 2013 Dexter (TV Series)
Miles Castner
- Dress Code (2013) ... Miles Castner
 2013 All Things to All Men
George Cutter
 2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Video Game)
DeFalco (voice)
 2012 Suspension of Disbelief
DCI Hackett
 2012 Hirokin: The Last Samurai
 2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic (Video Game)
Grand Moff Regus (voice)
 2011 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
 2011 The Maiden and the Princess (Short)
 2010 Assisting Venus
 2009-2010 Smallville (TV Series)
- Abandoned (2010) ... Jor-El
- Kandor (2009) ... Jor-El
 2010 Golf in the Kingdom
Peter McNaughton
 2010/I The Good Life (Short)
 2009/I Second Chance (Short)
Mr. Tregoning (unconfirmed)
 2009 Beyond Sherwood Forest (TV Movie)
 2009 Castle (TV Series)
Teddy Farrow
- Inventing the Girl (2009) ... Teddy Farrow
 2009 Blood and Bone
Franklin McVeigh
 2009 Bollywood Hero (TV Series)
Reg Hunt
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Reg Hunt
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Reg Hunt
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Reg Hunt
 2008 Demetra's Dream (Short)
 2008 Cat City
Nick Compton
 2007 Ocean's Thirteen
Greco Montgomery
 2007 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Ethan Clark
- The Gathering (2007) ... Ethan Clark
- The Prophet (2007) ... Ethan Clark
 2007 Blood Ties (TV Series)
Javier Mendoza
 2006 The Haunted Airman (TV Movie)
Dr. Hal Burns
 2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Philip Reinhardt
- Dramma Giocoso (2006) ... Philip Reinhardt
 2006 The Trail
 2005 Her Name Is Carla
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Barclay Pallister
- Design (2005) ... Barclay Pallister
 2005 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
The Doci
- Origin (2005) ... The Doci
 2004 Curse of the Ring (TV Movie)
 2004 Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt
Manuel Romasanta
 2004 The L Word (TV Series)
Nick Barashkov
- Lies, Lies, Lies (2004) ... Nick Barashkov
 2003 Easy Six
Packard Schmidt
 2002 Napoléon (TV Mini-Series)
Klemens Metternich
 2002 Ozzy & Drix (TV Series)
Penicillin G
- Strep-Finger (2002) ... Penicillin G (voice)
 2000-2002 Jackie Chan Adventures (TV Series)
Valmont / Mayor Valmont
- Tough Luck (2002) ... Valmont (voice)
- Enter the Cat (2002) ... Valmont (voice)
- The Eighth Door (2002) ... Valmont (voice)
- The New Atlantis (2002) ... Valmont (voice)
- Armor of the Gods (2001) ... Valmont (voice)
 2002 The Scoundrel's Wife
Doctor Lenz
 2002 Rose Red (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Hardaway
 2001 Hotel
Tour Guide
 2000 Vatel
Louis XIV
 2000 Timecode
 2000 Love me
The sailor
 2000 Mercy
Dr. Dominick Broussard
 1999 The Loss of Sexual Innocence
Adult Nic
 1998 Long Time Since
Michael James
 1997 End of Summer (TV Movie)
Rev. Basil March
 1997 One Night Stand
 1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series)
- Race Against Danger (1996) ... Creed (voice)
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Bradford Whittle
- Mummy Dearest (1996) ... Bradford Whittle
 1996 Never Ever
 1996 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)
- Responsibility (1996) ... Henry (voice)
 1996 The Tomorrow Man (TV Movie)
 1996 Strangers (TV Series)
- Going Without (1996) ... George
 1995 The Great Elephant Escape (TV Movie)
Clive Potter
 1994 Mario und der Zauberer
Professor Fuhrmann
 1994 Witch Hunt (TV Movie)
Finn Macha
 1994 Lamerica (uncredited)
 1992 America
 1992 The Turn of the Screw
Mr. Cooper
 1992 Crazy in Love (TV Movie)
Mark Constable
 1991 Husbands and Lovers
 1991 Grand Isle
Alcee Arobin
 1991 The Wicked
 1990 Night Sun
Sergio Giuramondo
 1990 Blood Royal: William the Conqueror (TV Movie)
Edgar Atheling
 1989 Tennessee Waltz
Wolfgang Leighton
 1989 Manika, une vie plus tard
Père Daniel Mahoney
 1989 Murder by Moonlight (TV Movie)
Maj. Stepan Gregorivitj Kirilenko
 1989 Warlock
 1988 Wherever You Are...
 1988 Vibes
Dr. Harrison Steele
 1987 Siesta
 1987 Basements (TV Movie)
Mr. Sands (segment "The Room")
 1986 Gothic
 1986 Harem (TV Movie)
 1985 The Doctor and the Devils
Dr. Murray
 1985 Romance on the Orient Express (TV Movie)
 1985 After Darkness
 1984 The Sun Also Rises (TV Mini-Series)
 1984 The Box of Delights (TV Series)
Greek Soldier
- Beware of Yesterday (1984) ... Greek Soldier
 1984 Oxford Blues
Colin Gilchrist Fisher
 1983 A Married Man (TV Mini-Series)
Guy Lough
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Guy Lough
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Guy Lough
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Guy Lough
 1983 Privates on Parade
Climbing Sailor
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Soft Targets (1982) ... Groom
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: Plays Tony Blair in "Stuff Happens" play by David Hare (Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA). See more »

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I think there is an immense charm and humanity about the Bollywood structure, probably in the way there was about Hollywood film in the '30s and '40s. Somehow they were less distracted about hardware, and more about production values and people, you know? See more »


He likes running and has been known to run in "Nike" & "Brooks" running shoes. See more »

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