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Julian McMahon

Biography

Australian actor who played out the role of Dr. Christian Troy on the display, Nip/Tuck and Dr. Doom in the great Four movies. He briefly researched regulation and economics before you begin an effective modeling profession. He performed Cole Turner in the strike series Charmed, and in addition performed Sandra Bullock’s spouse in the film Premonition. He was wedded to his 1st wife, Dannii Minogue, from 1994 until 1995. He previously a daughter called Madison along with his second wife Brooke Melts away, but the few divorced in 2001. Then wedded Kelly Paniagua in 2014. He co-starred in the tv screen series, Charmed with Rose McGowan.

Quick Facts


Full Name Julian McMahon
Date Of Birth July 27, 1968
Place Of Birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.88 m
Profession TV Actor
Education Sydney Grammar School, University of Wollongong, University of Sydney
Nationality Australian
Spouse Kelly Paniagua, Brooke Burns, Dannii Minogue
Children Madison Elizabeth McMahon
Parents William McMahon, Sonia McMahon
Siblings Melinda McMahon, Deborah McMahon
Nominations Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain, Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actor, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Rumble
Movies Premonition, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Fantastic Four, Faces in the Crowd, RED, Paranoia, Bait 3D, You're Not You, Chasing Sleep, Exchange Lifeguards, Fire with Fire, Another Day, Meet Market, Magenta, Prisoner, Flammable Children, In Quiet Night
TV Shows Hunters, Childhood's End, Nip/Tuck, Charmed, Profiler, Another World, Home and Away, The Power, The Passion
Star Sign Leo

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1 Julian and current wife Kelly Paniagua were boyfriend/girlfriend for eleven years when Julian proposed, but were only engaged for six months before their wedding ceremony, in Lake Tahoe, California, in August 2014.
2 Because Julian's father, Sir Billy McMahon was 60 years old when Julian was born, Julian was still a few month's shy of his 20th birthday when his father died, age 80, in March 1988.
3 Daughter Madison "helped" Julian to propose marriage to Julian's long-time girlfriend, now third wife, Kelly Paniagua, over the Atlantic Ocean, mid-flight to Paris, France.
4 Filmed his last episode of Nip/Tuck (2003) (landmark 100th episode) on June 19, 2009.
5 Listed #6 Hottest TV Docs for his role in Nip/Tuck (2003) by TV Guide (2009).
6 Listed #10 Fox Tops Favourite TV Medics for his role on Nip/Tuck (2003) (in 2009).
7 Nominated as Television A-List Actor for 2009 Bravo A-List Awards.
8 Celebrated his 40th birthday (July 27, 2008) with some friends in Los Angeles by taking a pub crawl through the city aboard a London-style, double-decker bus.
9 Named one of the "25 Most Beautiful People" by Aussie WHO Magazine in 2005.
10 When he made a guest appearance on The View (1997) in October 2006, he presented a rug to Rosie O'Donnell as a joke. The rug was used in a love scene between the two in the fourth season of Nip/Tuck (2003).
11 Listed #13 top highest earner (with $6.7 million) on BRW Top 50 Aussie Entertainers List (2008).
12 Got the role of Christian Troy in Nip/Tuck (2003) after giving personally an audition tape made in his kitchen to series producers and auditioning six times. The part was initially called "Christian Vega" and was written for a Latin male.
13 Was rugby player in Rugby Union team and captain of rowing team in Australia.
14 His home is the highest house in Hollywood Hills and the closest to the Hollywood sign.
15 Has worked as gardener and ice cream salesman.
16 Was honored with the "Excellence in Entertainment Award" during the G'Day USA Week in 2008.
17 Won the "Breakthrough of the Year Award" as outstanding male performance for Nip/Tuck (2003) in 2003.
18 Was listed as one of "50 Sexiest Men Alive" by People Magazine in 2004.
19 Was listed as one of "Fun Fearless Males" by Cosmopolitan Magazine in 2007.
20 Was named "Givenchy Man of the Year" in 1990.
21 Is a militant non-smoker.
22 Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2006 Razzie Award nominating ballot. He was suggested in the Worst Supporting Actor category for his performance in the film Fantastic Four (2005); he failed to receive a nomination, however.
23 Was being considered to take over the role of James Bond from Pierce Brosnan but lost out to Daniel Craig.
24 Attended Sydney Grammar School, a private school in Sydney. Later attended the University of Wollongong for one year.
25 His character, "Cole Turner", was killed off in the landmark 100th episode of Charmed (1998). He later returned for a guest appearance in the 150th episode, Charmed: The Seven Year Witch (2005).
26 Former son-in-law of Carol Minogue. Former brother-in-law of singer/actress Kylie Minogue and Brendan Minogue.
27 Has an older sister Melinda and a younger sister Deborah
28 Has a daughter, Madison Elizabeth McMahon (born June 9, 2000), with ex-wife Brooke Burns.
29 Was once quoted in an Australian magazine article as saying that acting was just another job to bring in money.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flammable Children filming
Justice in a Smoking Gun announced Thomas Brennan (rumored)
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency 2016 TV Series Zackariah Webb
Hunters 2016 TV Series McCarthy
Childhood's End 2015 TV Mini-Series Rupert Boyce
You're Not You 2014 Liam
Full Circle 2013 TV Series Stanley Murphy
Paranoia 2013/I Miles Meechum
Fire with Fire 2012/II Robert
Bait 2012/III Doyle
Rogue 2012 TV Movie Kevin Lear
Faces in the Crowd 2011 Sam Kerrest
RED 2010 Robert Stanton
Nip/Tuck 2003-2010 TV Series Dr. Christian Troy
Robot Chicken 2008 TV Series Dr. Doom / Newscaster
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 2007 Dr. Doom Victor Von Doom
Prisoner 2007 Derek Plato
Premonition 2007/I Jim Hanson
Fantastic Four 2005/I Victor Von Doom
Fantastic Four 2005 Video Game Victor von Doom Doctor Doom (voice)
Charmed 2000-2005 TV Series Cole Turner
Meet Market 2004 Hutch
Another Day 2001 TV Movie David
Chasing Sleep 2000 George
Profiler 1996-2000 TV Series Det. John Grant
In Quiet Night 1998 Hayes
Will & Grace 1998 TV Series Guy
Magenta 1997 Michael Walsh
Another World 1993 TV Series Ian Rain
Wet and Wild Summer! 1992 Mick Dooley
G.P. 1992 TV Series Const. Colin 'Clutch' Carmody
Home and Away 1990-1991 TV Series Ben Lucini
The Power, the Passion 1989 TV Series Kane Edmonds

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Funny Boys producer announced
Justice in a Smoking Gun executive producer announced
Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story 2012 Documentary executive producer
Meet Market 2004 executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Conan 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Talk 2016 TV Series Himself
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern 2012 TV Series Himself
Unite for Japan 2011 Short Himself
Chelsea Lately 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Sexo en serie 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 2007 World Music Awards 2007 TV Special Himself - Host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2005-2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
I Love New York 2007 TV Series Himself / Dr. Christian Troy
Glimpses of the Future: Making 'Premonition' 2007 Video documentary short Himself
The 2007 TV Week Logie Awards 2007 TV Special Victor von Doom (uncredited)
Deep Inside 2007 TV Series Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2004-2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
Richard & Judy 2003-2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Graham Norton Show 2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
Space Top 10 Countdown 2007 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2006 TV Series Himself
The View 2006 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself - Presenter: Best Original Score
Fantastic Tour 2005 Video documentary short Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005 TV Series Himself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael 2005 TV Series Himself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 2005 TV Series Himself - Guest
2005 MTV Movie Awards 2005 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2005 TV Special documentary Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Television Series [Drama]
Casting Session 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Giving Drama a Facelift 2004 Video documentary short Dr. Christian Troy
Australian Classics: Volume 2 2003 Video Himself (segment "This Is It!")
Charmed: Behind the Magic 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself / Cole Turner
Revealed with Jules Asner 2002 TV Series Himself - Guest
Wild On... 1997 TV Series Himself
Fast Forward 1989 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers 2009 TV Special
Planet Voice 2007 TV Series Victor von Doom
Charmed 2003-2006 TV Series Cole Turner
Home and Away: Weddings 2005 Video Ben Lucini (uncredited)
The 16th Annual Soap Opera Awards 2000 TV Special Ian Rain
Home and Away: The Official Summer Bay Special 1996 Video Ben Lucini (uncredited)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 AFI International Award Australian Film Institute Best Actor Nip/Tuck (2003)
2007 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Rumble 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) · Chris Evans
2007 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Villain 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
2006 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor on Television Nip/Tuck (2003)
2005 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nip/Tuck (2003)
2005 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor on Television Nip/Tuck (2003)
2004 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Lead Actor Nip/Tuck (2003)
2004 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Series, Drama Nip/Tuck (2003)

TitleSalary
Nip/Tuck (2003) $175,000 /episode (2009-2010)
Nip/Tuck (2003) $125,000 /episode (2007)
Nip/Tuck (2003) $125 .000 per episode

#Quote
1 I've always thought the show should have been simpler than it was, so for me, it was nice to have a little less than what we've been expanding upon for the last number of years
2 There is a wealth of Australian talent in Hollywood right now but we're all pretty busy and it's not as though we're best mates. When we see each other, we say hello.
3 I like the oppourtunity to play characters who have these dark sides but make the audience empathise with them. You want them to think there is some kind of sweeter, softer side to it.
4 I always look back on Home and Away (1988) with fondness, especially when I'm in the UK. But I had no idea what I was doing back then. I just fell into acting. It was only later that I became passionate about it.

#Trademark
1 Straight, unarched black eyebrows

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