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Jules Sylvester

Jules Sylvester was born on November 13, 1950 in Devon, England as Julian Richard Sylvester. He is known for his work on Hard Target (1993), Turner & Hooch (1989) and Jurassic Park (1993). He has been married to Sue Sylvester since March 13, 1987. They have two children. See full bio »

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Hard Target
Hard Target Peterson
Turner & Hooch
Turner & Hooch Animal Control Man
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park Miscellaneous Crew
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 2016 After October (Short) (animal trainer) (completed)
 2013/IV Night Terrors (animal trainer) (completed)
 2013 White Feather (Short) (snake wrangler) (completed)
 2018 Cash Lift (TV Series) (reptile handler)
 2017 Petting Scorpions (Short) (animal trainer)
 2017 Logan Lucky (cockroach wrangler - as Julian 'Jules' Sylvester)
 2017 VooDoo (snake handler)
 2016 Westworld (TV Series) (snake wrangler - 1 episode)
- The Original (2016) ... (snake wrangler)
 2015 2Survive (reptile handler)
 2015 Mad Dogs (TV Series) (animal wrangler - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2015) ... (animal wrangler)
 2014 Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (TV Series) (animal trainer - 1 episode)
- Gortimer vs. The Frog of Ultimate Doom (2014) ... (animal trainer - as Julian Sylvester)
 2014 Drakken (Short) (bug wrangler)
 2013 The Wretched Prologue (Short) (animal trainer)
  True Blood (TV Series) (animal wrangler - 1 episode, 2013) (stand-by snake wrangler - 1 episode, 2011) (animal trainer - 1 episode, 2008)
- You're No Good (2013) ... (animal wrangler)
- I Wish I Was the Moon (2011) ... (stand-by snake wrangler)
- Plaisir d'amour (2008) ... (animal trainer)
 2011 Love's Everlasting Courage (TV Movie) (snake wrangler - as Julian 'Jules' Sylvester)
 2009 Baja Beach Bums (snake wrangler)
 2009 The Unborn (potato bug wrangler)
 2008 Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (Video) (animal wrangler - as Julian Sylvester)
 2008 Celebracadabra (TV Series) (animal services - 2 episodes)
- Street Magic (2008) ... (animal services)
- Episode #1.9 ... (animal services)
 2007 The Great Debaters (wild animal wrangler - as Julian Sylvester)
 2007 The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (snake consultant)
 2007 Balls of Fury (animal handler)
 2007 Slipstream (animal trainer - as Jules Sylvestre)
 2007 The Reaping (animal trainer - as Julian 'Jules' Sylvester)
 2007 Epic Movie (snake wrangler)
 2006 Casino Royale (animal trainer - as Julian Sylvester)
 2006 Snakes on a Plane (animal trainer: snakes - uncredited)
 2005 Dirty (animal handler - as Julian Sylvester) / (animal wrangler - as Julian Sylvester)
 2005 Serenity (wild animal trainer)
 2005 Duma (head animal trainer)
 2005 The Amityville Horror (fly wrangler)
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events (animal coordinator)
 2004 Zombie Nation (animal wrangler)
 2002 Rainy Season (Short) (animal trainer)
  The X-Files (TV Series) (bug wrangler - 1 episode, 2001) (snake master - 1 episode, 2000)
- Lord of the Flies (2001) ... (bug wrangler)
- Signs & Wonders (2000) ... (snake master)
 2001 Jackpot (fly wrangler)
 2001 Mimic 2 (Video) (wrangler)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (trainer: wolf)
 2000/I Committed (snake wrangler - as Jules Sylvestor)
 1998 Psycho (spider wrangler)
 1998 The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (Video) (animal trainer: porcupine/wolves)
 1998 There's Something About Mary (animal trainer)
 1998 Phoenix (bug wrangler)
 1998/I Godzilla (animal wrangler)
 1997 The Education of Little Tree (snake wrangler)
 1997 House of Frankenstein (TV Mini-Series) (animal trainer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (animal trainer)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (animal trainer)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (animal trainer)
 1997 Jungle 2 Jungle (animal supervisor)
 1996 The Phantom (animal trainer: wild animals - as Julian Sylvester)
 1996 Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus (TV Movie) (animal handler - as Julian Sylvester)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (snake trainer: Reptile Rentals)
 1996 Leprechaun 4: In Space (Video) (animal wrangler)
 1995 Congo (animal coordinator)
 1995 Murder in the First (animal trainer - as Julian Sylvester)
 1994 In the Army Now (animal trainer - as Julian Sylvester)
 1994 Monkey Trouble (animal trainer)
 1993 Undercover Blues (animals provided by - as Julian Sylvester)
 1993 Jurassic Park (animal trainer)
 1993 The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (TV Movie) (spider wrangler - as Julian Sylvester)
 1992 Auntie Lee's Meat Pies (snake handler)
 1991 Hook (animal trainer)
 1991 Stone Cold (animal wrangler - as Jules Sylvestor)
 1990 The Freshman (lizard trainer and supplier)
 1990 Arachnophobia (animal trainer)
 1989 After Midnight (bug wrangler - as Julian Sylvester)
 1987 Project X (animal trainer - as Julian Sylvester)
 1986 The Clan of the Cave Bear (animal trainer)
 1985 The Serpent Warriors (animal wrangler - as Julian Sylvester)
 1984 The Stone Boy (animal trainer)
 1983 The Prodigal Planet (bird trainer)
 1983 Never Cry Wolf (animal trainer - as Julian Sylvester)
 1983 National Lampoon's Vacation (animal trainer - as Julian Richard Sylvester)
 1978-1981 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series) (animal supervisor - 46 episodes)
- The Two Million Dollar Hustle (1981) ... (animal supervisor - uncredited)
- Detective Finger, I Presume (1981) ... (animal supervisor - uncredited)
- Who Is BJ? (1981) ... (animal supervisor - uncredited)
- S.T.U.N.T. (1981) ... (animal supervisor - uncredited)
- Seven Lady Captives (1981) ... (animal supervisor - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Theatrical commercial for Los Angeles Times

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Alternate Names:

Julian 'Jules' Sylvester | Julian Richard Sylvester | Julian Sylvester | Jules Sylvestor | Jules Sylvestre


6' 2½" (1.89 m)

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Personal Quote:

You can't make a snake do anything they don't want to do. They're not that smart and I'm not that clever. This is more like reptile management. See more »


Became interested in snakes as a child growing up in Kenya where he began catching snakes. See more »

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