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Name: Julian Dana William McMahon

Height: 6' 2"
Astrological sign: Leo
Eye color: Blue
Hair color: Brown
Nationality: Australia
Birthday: 27 July 1968
Birth place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Education: studied economics for 1 years; amongst others University of Sydney, studied law for a year and dialect for four years

Married to Danii Minogue but divorced (1992-1993)
Dated Shannen Doherty (2001)
Married to Brooke Burns (22 December 1999 - 2002)
One Child with Brooke - Madison Elizabeth McMahon (Born June 9, 2000)

Parents: Sir William McMahon
(deceased in 1988 - 80 yrs old from cancer)
Lady Sonia McMahon
Siblings:
Melinda, London (eldest: 1968)
Deborah, Salamander Bay, Australia (youngest: 1974)

Favorite TV Show: Wild Discovery and Saturday Night Live.
Favourite color: Burgandy
Favorite music: He likes a variety of different music. (Top 40 to 80's, 70's, 60's stuff, to classical, reggae, jazz)
Favorite Albums: David Gray's 'White Ladder'. Claude Challe's 'Nirvana Lounge' and all the 'Chill out' albums.
Favorite Song: "People are Strange"; by the Doors
Favorite movies: Something About Mary /  Life is Beautiful 
Favorite Sport: Basketball, Aussie rugby, football
Favorite Possessions: His Ultima TV.
Favorite Dish: Roast Lamb with mashed yams, veggies and mint jelly. 
Favorite Cologne: Kouros
Favorite Places: New York, Australia, the coast of Italy, and England.
Actresses he'd like to work with: Holly Hunter, Michelle Pfeiffer.
Car: A black Mercedes 560SEL and burgandy SL 500 Mercedes convertible Hobbies:  Cooking (especially roasts, pastas and ethnic cuisine), gardening, fishing. mountain biking in the Santa Monica mountains, surfing, watches baseball, football, basketball. He collects classic books, surfs the internet and jogs in the early morning

Pets: yes
2 dogs ('Zac" and "Orso")

Trivia: 
McMahon threw himself into learning an American accent years ago and can now slip into it easily when acting.

He was a bit of a rebel and had to repeat year 10. After that, he was on the football team (rugby union), rowing team, and was one of the head prefects at his school. After taking university exams, he came out in the top one percent of Australian students 

Julian started dating when he was 15

His house: It's a two-story 3 bedroom house with a very open plan, eclectically styled his way. It's like a fun house, a little kids' house. There are slippery slides into the pool, and you can jump off the balcony into the pool. Pool side, there's a cabana bar and a bronze lamp in the shape of a nude woman; in the kitchen, Dom Pérignon. Ceilings are mirrored. 
A floor-to-ceiling aquarium is on the drawing boards. And it has a wonderful view. It's the highest house in Los Angeles. The view has everything. Mountain. Forest. And Hollywood down there. It's the closest 

Julian was voted sexiest man in US daytime soaps for his role in the New York produced, five days a week 'Another World'. He also won Best Actor award at the TV Week Logie Awards (Australia's version of the Emmys)

Cars are important to him, ever since his first, which he called his "granny mobile''. It was a second-hand white Toyota Corolla and the engine blew up because he didn't know you had to put water in it.

At the age of 6, Julian insisted on taking the bus to school rather than being chauffeur-driven by a big Rolls Royce limousine. His first day was a little traumatic for him because there were all these strangers on the bus and the driver in which he didn't know, was driving very fast. Although, Julian stuck with it because he was a very headstrong boy. 
Julian had a paper-route at age 9 and took the trash out. He started his first real job when he was 12 and worked for a gardener. He told his dad at the time that he needed more pocket money, and his dad said he'd have to work for it.

Julian gave up a law degree in order to pursue acting. He got tired of reading books. He started modeling for Levi's Jeans commercials, Pepsi, and print ads in 1989. At University of Sydney, someone approached Julian at a luncheon and asked if he would like to do some fashion modeling and commercial work at age 17. He traveled to the US and then Europe and when he went back to Australia to meet some casting agents, he was offered a role in a TV Series.

When Julian was younger, he traveled up and down the coasts of Italy by train and had no money. He used to sit in the first class cabin, fall asleep and then get kicked out

If Julian could have any superpower, he would like to have the ability to fly because it takes him 14 hours by plane to get to Australia.

Julian spent nearly four years studying American and European dialects until his native Australian tones were completely submerged.

The role of Cole Turner on Charmed was the first job Julian was given without having to audition for. He had previously read for another role on the WB, but Julian wasn't available at the time due to previous committments.
The network kept him in mind, and when the role of Cole Turner came up, they called him in to meet with producer Brad Kern, director Jim Conway, etc. They hit it off very well and the rest is history.

Julian did ballroom dancing for three years and as well as salsa dancing

He was once quoted in an Australian magazine article as saying that acting was just another job to bring in money.

Julian and Brian Krause, who plays Leo on Charmed both starred on TV's now defunct daytime drama Another World. However, since Julian left the soap in 1994 and Brian arrived in 1997, they never had a chance to work together.

 

Julian was born into one of Australia's first families: He is the third son of one time Australian Prime Minister Sir William McMahon and his wife Lady Sonja McMahon.
Once he became an adult, Julian pursued a career in acting mainly because he saw it as a good way to earn money. Later, his chosen profession put him in close proximity to Aussie singer/actress Dannii Minogue. The two wed in 1992 but divorced one year later in 1993. He embarked on marriage number two with Brooke Burns on December 22, 1999. The couple welcomed the arrival of their first child, a daughter named Madison, in the spring of 2001.

He now lives in Hollywood Hills. McMahon helped to design and landscape his own yard and grows a great range of fruits and herbs that he uses in the kitchen.

Recommended fanpage: Charming Julian and Charmed

For detailed filmography see The International Movie Database

 

 

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