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John Julian, actor, voice actor, speaker, presenter, comedian, Berlin
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  • Actor
  • voice actor
  • speaker
  • presenter
  • comedian

Basic data

Skills (dance)BalletBreakdanceTap Dance
Skills (sports)American Footballbasketballbowlingfencing (sport)horseback ridingice skatingping-pongroller skatingskiingsoccertennisvolleyball
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
LicencesB (car) [eu]


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About John Julian

John Julian is an American actor currently working in the UK and Europe. He has acted alongside Hollywood stars (Samuel L. Jackson), for Oscar-winning directors (Giuseppe Tornatore) and in commercials for leading brands (McDonald's).

He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in acting from California State University, Los Angeles. While in L.A. he worked as an actor in theater and film before transitioning to Europe.

With over two decades of experience as a voice talent, John Julian is also a leading native speaker American voice in Berlin. He has lent his voice to video games, audio books, radio, cartoons, websites, commercials, documentaries, museum audio tour guides, dubbing and film/television synchronization.

In addition to his work as an actor/voice talent, he's also employed as a dialogue director, dialect coach and translator on various television and film productions.

Some of his notable credits as an American actor include Clay in Big Game, Harold in All or Nothing and George in Moments. His work as an American voice talent can be heard in Letters from Iwo Jima, Naked Normandy and The Cook, to name a few.

Known for


1988 to 1992California State University, Los Angeles (USA) (Schauspielausbildung, Bachelor of Arts)

Film awards

2018Language of LoveTop Indie Film Awards [jp]Best Actor (February 2018)Nominated

Movies as actor

2024BiFi Carazza - Gönnen geht auch einfach
Kollege [SR]
CommercialLars TimmermannKollege [SR]
2023Indeed - Indeed statt Ausreden!
Johnny Dolphin (Caribbean) [L]
CommercialKai WiesingerJohnny Dolphin (Caribbean) [L]
2022The Funeral Salon (Serie, 5 episodes)
Felix [L]
Education/Training ProductionMiriam GurgutaFelix [L]
2022Klar getrübter Blick
Georg [SR]
Education/Training ProductionDavid GörlitzGeorg [SR]
2021Berliner Pilsner - Sowas von Berlin
Johnny Bier [L]
CommercialPetr SimonJohnny Bier [L]
Gregory Portland [SR]
Education/Training ProductionFelix Maria BühlerGregory Portland [SR]
2020Munich - The Edge of War
Sir Herbert William Malkin [SR]
TV Movie, NetflixChristian SchwochowSir Herbert William Malkin [SR]
2020Rewe - Ich sag ja 2020
Papa John [L]
CommercialChristian SchillingPapa John [L]
2019McDonald's - McCafé. Einfach guter Kaffee.
Plumber John [L]
CommercialJacob HopewellPlumber John [L]
2018Alles oder Nichts
Harald Roth [SR]
TV Series, SAT.1MultipleHarald Roth [SR]
2018Walled In
Sam [L]
Short FilmGabrielle BeatySam [L]
Michael [SR]
Short FilmJean-Luc JulienMichael [SR]
2017Mercedes-Benz Trucks - Echte Erfolgsgeschichten
Fußballfan 1 [L]
CommercialSteffen HeidenreichFußballfan 1 [L]
2017Ambient Timecode - NanoLockit
Larry [L]
CommercialYannic HieberLarry [L]
2016Lotto - Zahlen
Ehemann [SR]
CommercialEicke BettingaEhemann [SR]
Charlie [SR]
Short FilmJean-Luc JulienCharlie [SR]
Narrator [L]
Documentary FeatureSergei LoznitsaNarrator [L]
2015Language of Love
Syd [L]
Short FilmJean-Luc JulienSyd [L]
2015The Correspondence
Amy's Neighbour [SR]
Feature FilmGiuseppe TornatoreAmy's Neighbour [SR]
2015Baku Police - Baku Safe City (Viral)
Scott Bennett [L]
Corporate FilmBurak EkinScott Bennett [L]

Movies as voice actor / speaker

2023Girl You Know It’s TrueFeature FilmYoung MC [SR]
2023Omani Presence in East Africa (NOT RELEASED) (WT)Documentary (multi-part)Sayyid Said bin Sultan [L]
2023Akiko The Flying MonkeyFeature FilmFred [SR]Rudolf Krause
2022Nivea Men - Sensitive Post Shave Balm (3 Spots)Corporate FilmNarrator [L]
2022Just SuperFeature FilmSuper Lioin / Leif [L]
2021ISPO 2021 - ISPO Munich Online. A Guide To The Digital Trade ShowCommercialNarrator [L]
2021The North SeaFeature FilmStian Birkeland [L]Henrik Bjelland
2021Pollmeier - Weg der BaubucheShort DocumentaryNarrator [L]
2021Elatec Solutions - Mobile CredentialsProduct videoNarrator [L]
2021Handelskriege - Im Spiegel der GeschichteDocumentary, ZDFinfo [de]Narrator [L]
2021Elatec - Pass Deployment CenterProduct videoNarrator [L]
2020Das BootTV Series, Sky [de]US Radio Announcer
2020Sie nannten uns HeldenDocumentary, ORF [at]Narrator [L]
2020Leben aus dem AllDocumentary (multi-part), arte, ZDF [de]Narrator [L]
2020KalashnikovFeature FilmLobov [SR]Alexei Wertkow
2020Johannes Kepler, der HimmelsstürmerDocu-Fiction, arte, SWR [de]Narrator (English)
2018Rosa Luxemburg Foundation - Summit for Global SolidarityCommercialTom [L]
2018Naked NormandyFeature FilmBradley [L]Vincent Regan
2018Napoleons verstoßene Liebe - Joséphine de BeauharnaisDocumentary, arteJohannes Willms [SR]
2015Trudes TierSeriesVarious Voices [SR]

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2022 - 2023The Berlin DiariesDr. Max CohnreichDaniel BrunetEnglish Theatre Berlin
2021Cool AidMax PearsonGünther GrossmannEnglish Theatre Berlin
2017The Grubstake RemixMultiple CharactersDaniel JankeBabylon Kino Berlin
2016Berlin Diary (Schlüterstraße 27)Dr. Max CohenreichDaniel BrunetEnglish Theatre Berlin
2006Dark PonyFatherMaureen HahnerMagnolia Theatre, München
2001CosiLewisSusan PolzerOutcast Theatre, München
2000Black ComedyBrindsleyEduardo CondorcetOutcast Theatre, München
1998Burn ThisPaleStacey BrenanOutcast International, Stuttgart
1994Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryGrandpaSteve FranklinHudson Theatre, Hollywood
1993A Midsummer Nights DreamLysanderCrystal WilliamsHunchback Theatre, Los Angeles
1992MacbethMacbethScott WilliamsUnlimited Theatre, Los Angeles
1991The Sign in Sidney Brusteins WindowWallySteve SalazarUnlimited Theatre, Los Angeles
1990P.S. Your Cat is DeadVitoSteve SalazarUnlimited Theatre, Los Angeles

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2023event (sport)Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023Official Sports Announcer for BadmintonSpecial Olympics World Games

Basic data

Height189 cm
Weight90 kg - 198 lb.
Body typeslim
Clothing size52
Ethnic appearancewhite central european
Hair colourbrown
Hair lengthalmost bald head
Eye colourblue
Voice typebaritone
Skills (dance)BalletBreakdanceTap Dance
Skills (sports)American Footballbasketballbowlingfencing (sport)horseback ridingice skatingping-pongroller skatingskiingsoccertennisvolleyball
Special skillsTranslations: German to English
Dialect Coach
Voice Director
Experience abroadAustralia and Oceania: Australia
Central Europe: Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Switzerland
North America: USA
Northern Europe: Iceland
East Asia: China, Japan
South Africa: South Africa
South America: Brazil
Southern Europe: Spain
West Asia: United Arab Emirates
Western Europe: Belgium, England, France
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Preferred place of workLos Angeles, New York City
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Vienna, Zurich