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Rupert Julian (1879–1943)

Coming to the US at the age of 34, New Zealand-born Rupert Julian started his career as a stage and screen actor touring Australia and New Zealand. Having made his name (and a cool million for Universal) as a dead ringer for Kaiser Wilhelm II in the 1918 film The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (1918), he turned director. His output was mostly routine... See full bio »

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Creaking Stairs Director
The Right to Be Happy Ebenezer Scrooge


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 1928 Walking Back
Undetermined Appearance (uncredited)
 1926 Three Faces East
The Kaiser
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)
 1919 The Fire Flingers
Richard Hatton / Richard Olwell
 1918 Hungry Eyes
John Silver
 1918 Hands Down
Tom Flynn
 1917 The Desire of the Moth
John Wesley Pringle
 1917 The Mysterious Mr. Tiller
Prentice Tiller
 1917 Mother o' Mine
John Standing
 1917 A Kentucky Cinderella
John Silverwood
 1917 The Gift Girl
 1917 The Boyhood He Forgot (Short)
 1917 Alone in the World (Short)
 1916 The Gilded Life (Short)
 1916 The Right to Be Happy
Ebenezer Scrooge
 1916 The Bugler of Algiers
 1916 The Evil Women Do
Count Ville Handry
 1916 Bettina Loved a Soldier
Jean Reynaud
 1916 Little Boy Blue (Short)
 1916 The Human Cactus (Short)
Dr. Smead
 1916 Romance at Random (Short)
Arthur Botts
 1916 The False Gems (Short)
Angus Leroux
 1916 The Fur Trimmed Coat (Short)
Walter McPhail
 1916 Naked Hearts
 1916 The Marriage of Arthur (Short)
Arthur Bates
 1916 The Eyes of Fear (Short)
George Woodward
 1916 The Desperado (Short)
The Desperado
 1916 The Blackmailer (Short)
The Blackmailer
 1916 John Pellet's Dream (Short)
John Pellet
 1916 As Fate Decides (Short)
The District Attorney
 1916 Arthur's Last Fling (Short)
Arthur Batts
 1916 The Dumb Girl of Portici
Masaniello (as Mr. Rupert Julian)
 1916 The Red Lie (Short)
Dr. Baxter
 1916 The Underworld (Short)
 1915 The Evil of Suspicion (Short)
Rudolph Wilder
 1915 One Hundred Years Ago (Short)
Rodney Lane
 1915 The Water Clue (Short)
The Detective
 1915 Gilded Youth (Short)
Pinky Cochrane
 1915 A White Feather Volunteer (Short)
John Brown
 1915 The Wolf's Den (Short)
Arnold Gray
 1915 Jewel
Mr. Evringham
 1915 A Cigarette - That's All (Short)
Bara Yami - the Hindoo Yogi
 1915 Scandal
Robert Gordon
 1915 Where the Trail Led (Short)
The Outlaw
 1915 The Pretty Sister of Jose
Sebastiano - the Toreador
 1915 The Heritage of a Century (Short)
 1915 A Voice from the Sea (Short)
 1915 The Hawk and the Hermit (Short)
Bob Shaw
 1915 The Bond of Friendship (Short)
 1915 Fate's Vengeance (Short)
 1915 A Tale of the Hills (Short)
Jim Stone - Revenue Officer
 1915 A Small Town Girl (Short)
The Snob
 1914 A Law Unto Herself (Short)
Rupert Levine
 1914 Daisies (Short)
Rupert - the Husband
 1914/I Out of the Depths (Short)
 1914 The Hole in the Garden Wall (Short)
Rupert - the Boy
 1914 The Midnight Visitor (Short)
Julian - the Husband
 1914 Behind the Veil (Short)
 1914 The Pursuit of Hate (Short)
 1914 Closed Gates (Short)
 1914 Avenged (Short)
Lois's Sweetheart
 1914 The Triumph of Mind (Short)
Dailey - Earle's Partner
 1914 The Career of Waterloo Peterson (Short)
Waterloo Peterson
 1914 An Episode (Short)
 1914 In the Days of His Youth (Short)
 1914 The Spider and Her Web (Short)
 1914 A Modern Fairy Tale (Short)
Lord Burleigh - the Country Swain
 1914 The Weaker Sister (Short)
 1914 The Merchant of Venice
 1914 Woman's Burden (Short)
 1914 An Old Locket (Short)
 1914 The Coward Hater (Short)
 1914 The Leper's Coat (Short)
The Friend
 1914 The Imp Abroad (Short)
 1914 A Fool and His Money (Short)
Jules Burt - the Upstart
 1914 The Female of the Species (Short)
The Outlaw
 1913 The Wife's Deceit (Short)
Mr. Marsh - the Real Estate Agent
 1913 The Mask (Short)
 1913 The Blood Brotherhood (Short)
 1913 The Haunted Bride (Short)
Sterling Paul
 1913 Two Thieves and a Cross (Short)
Botts - 1st Thief
 1913/II The Clue (Short)
 1913/I Memories (Short)
Personification of Life
 1913 Shadows of Life (Short)
 1913 His Brand (Short)
The Friend
 1913 Genesis 4:9 (Short)
Tom - the Younger Brother
 1913 The Heart of a Jewess (Short)
 1913 Through Strife (Short)
 1913 The Peacemaker (Short)
The Blacksmith - the Older Sister's Sweetheart
 1913 Troubled Waters (Short)
The Innocent Third Party
 1913/I His Sister (Short)
George Halsey - Lois's Brother
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Elsie Jane Wilson  (his death)

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Rupert and Elsie's dog appears in The Phantom of the Opera (1925), burying a bone in the garden near the Opera house.

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