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Julian McMahon Biography

Birth Name:
Julian Dana William McMahon
Birth Place:
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Fast Facts

  • His father, Sir William McMahon, was the former prime minister of Australia
  • Studied law at the University of Sydney for a year before beginning a modeling career
  • Won an Australian magazine's award for best actor for his role in the popular drama Home and Away (he dated and married costar Dannii Minogue)
  • Rocketed to stardom in 2003 on Nip/Tuck
  • Named one of TV's Sexiest Men by TV GUIDE in 2005
  • Appeared as Dr
  • Frank-N-Furter in a 35th anniversary stage performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show which benefited The Painted Turtle


  • 2007Australian Film Institute Awards-International Award for Best Actor: nominated
  • 2005Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated