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

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LanguagesEnglish
German
Skills (dance)Ballet Breakdance Tap Dance
Skills (sports)American Football basketball fencing (sport) horseback riding ice skating ping-pong skiing soccer tennis volleyball
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
NationalityFrench, U.S.-American
LicencesB (car) [eu]

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About John Julian

John Julian is an American actor in Berlin. 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.

Training

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

Film awards

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

Awards

YearAward
2018Best Actor Nominee in "Language of Love" from the Top Indie Film Awards

Projects as actor

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YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
2018
Alles oder Nichts
TV Series, SAT.1 [de]MultipleHarald Roth [SR]
2018Walled InShort FilmGabrielle BeatySam [L]
2017LimboShort FilmJean-Luc JulienMichael [SR]
2017Mercedes-Benz Trucks - Echte ErfolgsgeschichtenCommercialSteffen HeidenreichFußballfan 1 [L]
2016Lotto - ZahlenCommercialEicke BettingaEhemann [SR]
2016RewinderShort FilmJean-Luc JulienCharlie [SR]
2016AusterlitzDocumentary FeatureSergej LoznitsaNarrator [L]
2015Language of LoveShort FilmJean-Luc JulienSyd [L]
2015
The Correspondence / La corrispondenza
Feature FilmGiuseppe TornatoreAmy's Neighbour [SR]
2015
Baku Police - Baku Safe City (Viral)
Image FilmBurak EkinScott Bennett [L]
2015
Let's Play (Webserie) (WT)
Series, YouTubeXavier BaeyensThomas Richter [L]
2014
Moments
Short FilmJean-Luc JulienGeorge [L]
2014Meine allerschlimmste FreundinTV Movie, SAT.1 [de]Josh BroeckerMc Gurk [SR]
2014Ritter TrenkFeature FilmAnthony PowerBandit [SR]
2013
Big Game
Feature FilmJalmari HelanderClay [BP]
2013OutlierShort FilmMartin WallnerDr. Barrymoor [BP]
2012Killing All The FliesSeries PilotHanna Maria HeidrichOfficer Fellows [L]
2012Keep Smiling (Wettbewerbsbeitrag 99 Fire Film Festival)Short FilmJean-Luc JulienMann [L]
2012
Time Flies
Short FilmJean-Luc JulienJames [SR]
2011
Gore Tex - The Promise (4 Webisodes)
Image FilmJochen HirschfeldTed [L]

Projects as voice actor / speaker

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YearTitleGenreRoleActor
2020Kepler - Genie in chaotischen Zeiten / Johannes Kepler - Der Himmelsstürmer (WT)Docu-Fiction, arte, SWR [de]Narrator (English)
2018Naked NormandyFeature FilmBradley [L]Vincent Regan
2018Napoleons verstoßene Liebe - Joséphine de BeauharnaisDocumentary, arteJohannes Willms [SR]
2014The Misplaced WorldFeature FilmVarious Voices
2014Seven days in SeptemberDocumentary FeatureVarious Voices [BP]
2014Ritter TrenkFeature FilmBandit [SR]John Julian
2013Liechtenstein - Vom Bauer zum Banker (1818 - Die Liechtenstein Saga)DocumentaryVarious Voices [SR]
2013Der KochFeature FilmHuwyler [SR]Jean Pierre Cornu
2013The Wild Soccer BunchTV Series, ZDF [de]Edgar [SR]
2009Der kleine Ritter Trenk (WT)TV Series, ZDF [de]Bandit [BP]
2009Vatican - The Hidden WorldDocumentary, BBC [uk], BR [de], France 2 [fr], National GeographicNarrator (English) [L]
2008SmesharikiTV Series, KiKA Kinderkanal [de], NDR [de]Fluff [L]
2007Der MondbärTV Series, ZDF [de]Jonathan [LE]
2007La Vie en roseFeature FilmClifford Fisher [SR]
2006Letters from Iwo JimaFeature FilmAmerican Officer [BP]
2006Der MondbärTV Series, ZDF [de]Jonathan [LE]
2005Der Mondbär- Das große KinoabenteuerFeature FilmJonathan [SR]
2004Felix - Ein Hase auf WeltreiseFeature FilmVater [SR]
2004Peppers and Nudes - The Photographer Edward WestonDocumentaryNarration [SR]
2004Audi - CRM Consumer Interaction CenterImage FilmCustomer [SR]

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2016Berlin Diary (Schlüterstraße 27)All RolesDaniel BrunetEnglish Theater 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
1991Sign in Sidney Brusteins WindowWallySteve SalazarUnlimited Theatre, Los Angeles
1990P.S. Your Cat is DeadVitoSteve SalazarUnlimited Theatre, Los Angeles

Basic data

Height189 cm
Weight90 kg - 198 lb.
Body typeslim
Clothing size52
Ethnic appearanceWhite Central European
Hair colourbrown
Hair lengthalmost bald head
Eye colourblue
NationalityFrench, U.S.-American
LanguagesEnglish
German
Voice typeBaritone
Skills (dance)Ballet Breakdance Tap Dance
Skills (sports)American Football basketball fencing (sport) horseback riding ice skating ping-pong skiing soccer tennis volleyball
Special skillsTranslations: German to English
Dialect Coach
Voice Director
Experience abroadNorth America: USA
South Africa: South Africa
Southern Europe: Spain
Western Europe: Austria
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
2nd residence (where applicablen)München
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Vienna, Zurich
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