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Julian Chagrin

Since 1976, Julian Chagrin has been living in Israel. Best known for his two Oscar Nominations for short live action, The Concert ('74) and The Morning Spider (1976) ('75) Chagrin also played the mime tennis player in Blow-Up, '66. Well-known in Israel as a comic performer, Julian has been producing both local and international television comedy ... See full bio »

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Known For

Blow-Up Mime
The Concert Soloist
The Morning Spider Morning Spider / Glow Worm / Caterpillar (front)


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 2022 A Gaza Weekend
Keren's Father
 2016 Siberia (Short)
 1998 Last Waltz in New York (Short)
Roche (voice)
 1988 Red Riding Hood
Allen Owen (as Julian Joy-Chagrin)
 1987 Snow White
Magic Mirror Head (as Julian Joy Chagrin)
 1987 Sleeping Beauty
 1987 The Emperor's New Clothes
Duke (as Julian Joy Chagrin)
 1987 Rumpelstiltskin
 1985-1987 The Orchestra (TV Series)
The Conductor
- Photo-Finish (1987) ... The Conductor
- Viva II (1986) ... The Conductor
- Viva! (1986) ... The Conductor
- Prima Donna (1986) ... The Conductor
- The Genius (1986) ... The Conductor
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
The General
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1985) ... The General (uncredited)
 1976 The Morning Spider (Short)
Morning Spider / Glow Worm / Caterpillar (front)
 1975 The Christmas Tree (Short)
First tree
 1975 The Great McGonagall
Prince Albert / Rev. Gilfillan / Publican / ...
 1974 The Last Turkey in the Shop Show (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1974 The Concert (Short)
 1973 The Goodies (TV Series)
Maxie Grease
- Superstar (1973) ... Maxie Grease
 1972 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Bill the Lizard
 1972 His and Hers (TV Series)
Vladislav Zhukov
- Ballet (1972) ... Vladislav Zhukov
 1972 The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.13 (1972) ... Various Characters
 1970 Here Come the Double Deckers! (TV Series)
- Barney (1970) ... Barney
 1970 Please Sir! (TV Series)
- A Star Is Born (1970) ... Courtney
 1970 Oh in Colour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1970)
 1969/I Alfred the Great
 1969 Brian Rix Presents ... (TV Series)
- Sitting Ducks (1969) ... Georges
 1968 The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
 1967 The Inn Way Out (Short)
Dancing Waiter
 1967 Danger Route
 1966 Blow-Up
 1966 Zodiac (TV Series)
Mime Artist / Mime Artist: Good Heavens! / Mime Artist: Act Without Words II
- Gemini (1966) ... Mime Artist
- Taurus (1966) ... Mime Artist: Good Heavens!
- Aries (1966) ... Mime Artist: Act Without Words II
 1965 A Letter from Liz (Video short)
 1960 La belle équipe (TV Series short)
- Kidnapping (1960)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played the thirsty father in the R Whites Lemonade advertisement which aired in the UK in the early eighties.

Alternate Names:

Julian Joy Chagrin | Julian Joy-Chagrin


6' 2" (1.88 m)


Rolanda Chagrin

Did You Know?


His father Francis Chagrin composed movie scores for scores of movies in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. His brother is actor/mime artist Claude Chagrin.

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