Raul Julia

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Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay (March 9, 1940 – October 24, 1994) was a Puerto Rican actor who received international recognition.wikipedia
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Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay (March 9, 1940 – October 24, 1994) was a Puerto Rican actor who received international recognition.

Nine (musical)

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Between 1974 and 1982, Julia received Tony Award nominations for Where's Charley?, The Threepenny Opera and Nine.
The original Broadway production opened in 1982 and ran for 729 performances, starring Raul Julia.

Street Fighter (1994 film)

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In 1994, he filmed The Burning Season, for which he won a Golden Globe Best Actor award, and a film adaptation of the Street Fighter video games.
It stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Raúl Juliá, along with supporting performances by Byron Mann, Damian Chapa, Kylie Minogue, Ming-Na Wen and Wes Studi.

The Burning Season (1994 film)

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In 1994, he filmed The Burning Season, for which he won a Golden Globe Best Actor award, and a film adaptation of the Street Fighter video games.
This was Raul Julia's last film released during his lifetime, premiering five weeks before his death.

The Addams Family

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In 1991 and 1993, Julia portrayed Gomez Addams in two film adaptations of The Addams Family.
For her role as Morticia, Anjelica Huston was twice nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, and Raul Julia (as Gomez), Christina Ricci (as Wednesday), Christopher Lloyd (as Fester), and Joan Cusack (as Fester's wife, Debbie Jellinsky, in the sequel) received multiple Saturn Award and American Comedy Award nominations for their portrayals.

Tempest (1982 film)

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During the 1980s, he worked in several films, receiving nominations for the Golden Globe Awards, for his performance in Tempest, and Kiss of the Spider Woman, winning the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for the latter.
The picture features John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Susan Sarandon, Raúl Juliá and Molly Ringwald in her feature film debut.

Kiss of the Spider Woman (film)

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During the 1980s, he worked in several films, receiving nominations for the Golden Globe Awards, for his performance in Tempest, and Kiss of the Spider Woman, winning the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for the latter.
William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy, and Milton Gonçalves star in the leading roles.

Two Gentlemen of Verona (musical)

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For his performance in Two Gentlemen of Verona, he received a nomination for the Tony Award and won a Drama Desk Award.
The cast included Raul Julia, Clifton Davis, Jonelle Allen and Diana Davila in the leads; Stockard Channing and Jeff Goldblum (in his first Broadway performance) were in the chorus.

Your Own Thing

He took over the role of Orson in the Off-Broadway hit Your Own Thing, a rock musical updating of Twelfth Night.
During its run other replacement cast members included Sandy Duncan (Viola), Raúl Juliá (Orson) and Bonnie Franklin (Viola).

Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola (San Juan)

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Julia concluded his secondary education at Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola, where he would organize plays of Julius Caesar, Hamlet, King Lear, and The Tempest.
It has educated some of the most influential figures in Puerto Rico such as Ruben Berrios and Raúl Juliá.

Joseph Papp

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Julia was eventually noticed by Joseph Papp, who offered him work in the New York Shakespeare Festival.
Among the memorable performances (including some from before Papp had the Delacorte for his Shakespeare) were George C. Scott's Obie-award winning Richard III in 1958; Colleen Dewhurst's Kate, Lady Macbeth, Cleopatra (opposite George C. Scott's Mark Antony), and Gertrude; the Prince Hamlet of Stacy Keach opposite Dewhurst's Gertrude with James Earl Jones' King Claudius, Barnard Hughes's Polonius and Sam Waterston's Laertes; Sam Waterston's Hamlet (opposite the Gertrude of Ruby Dee) with the Laertes of John Lithgow and Andrea Marcovicci's Ophelia; the Benedick and Beatrice of Sam Waterston and Kathleen Widdoes in Much Ado About Nothing with Barnard Hughes's Keystone Kops version of Dogberry; the early work of Meryl Streep as Isabella in Measure for Measure; Mary Beth Hurt as Randall Duk Kim's daughter in Pericles; James Earl Jones as King Lear (1973) with Rosalind Cash and Ellen Holly as his wicked daughters; Raul Julia as Edmund in Jones' 1973 King Lear, as Osric to Keach's Hamlet, and as Proteus (in a musical adaptation of Two Gentlemen of Verona which transferred to a Broadway run).

Emilio Delgado

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Rafael the Fix-It Man ran the Fix-It Shop with Emilio Delgado's character Luis, who debuted with Julia on the show.
Luis was a handyman and an aspiring writer, who debuted on the show in 1971 simultaneously with Raul Julia as Rafael.

Overdrawn at the Memory Bank

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That year he also starred in the public television film Overdrawn at the Memory Bank, which received a weak reception and was satirized on Mystery Science Theater 3000.
Overdrawn at the Memory Bank is a 1983 television film, starring Raúl Juliá and Linda Griffiths.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he took an interest in acting while still in school.
Other notable residents include writers Giannina Braschi and Tomas Blanco, award-winning actors Raul Julia and Benicio del Toro, and comedian José Miguel Agrelot.

The Threepenny Opera

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Between 1974 and 1982, Julia received Tony Award nominations for Where's Charley?, The Threepenny Opera and Nine.

National Board of Review Award for Best Actor

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During the 1980s, he worked in several films, receiving nominations for the Golden Globe Awards, for his performance in Tempest, and Kiss of the Spider Woman, winning the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for the latter.

Gomez Addams

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In 1991 and 1993, Julia portrayed Gomez Addams in two film adaptations of The Addams Family.
Gomez was played by Raul Julia in The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993).

Phi Sigma Alpha

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Seeking to please his parents, he continued his university education spending a year at Fordham University, before returning to Puerto Rico, where he attended the University of Puerto Rico, becoming a member of Phi Sigma Alpha Fraternity.

One from the Heart

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In 1982, Julia played Calibanos in Mazursky's Tempest and Ray in the musical One from the Heart.
One from the Heart is a 1982 American musical film co-written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski, Lainie Kazan and Harry Dean Stanton.

Where's Charley?

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Between 1974 and 1982, Julia received Tony Award nominations for Where's Charley?, The Threepenny Opera and Nine.
Circle in the Square produced a revival starring Raul Julia as part of its 1974-75 Broadway season.

The Gumball Rally

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He followed this performance with a turn as Italian car racer Franco Bertollini in The Gumball Rally.
A number of running gags ensue – the Jaguar that will not start; the silent Lapchik's (Harvey Jason) numerous mishaps; Italian race driver Franco Bertollini's (Raúl Juliá) frequent detours to seduce beautiful women – as well as some stunts and driving sequences.

Moon over Parador

In 1988, Julia played a corrupt official in Moon over Parador, which received negative reviews from critics.
Moon over Parador is a 1988 American romantic comedy film, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Raúl Juliá and Sonia Braga.

Meryl Streep

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The interaction with co-star Meryl Streep was tense at first, before developing into a friendship as the production advanced.
She went on to appear in five more roles in her first year in New York, including in Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival productions of Henry V, The Taming of the Shrew with Raul Julia, and Measure for Measure opposite Sam Waterston and John Cazale.

Romero (film)

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In 1989, Julia was cast as Archbishop Óscar Romero in the biographical movie, Romero.
The film stars Raúl Juliá as Oscar Romero, Richard Jordan as Romero's close friend and fellow martyred priest, Rutilio Grande, as well as actors Ana Alicia and Harold Gould.

Presumed Innocent (film)

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In 1990, he was cast to play a lawyer in Presumed Innocent, receiving solid reviews for his performance.
Directed by Alan J. Pakula, and written by Pakula and Frank Pierson, it stars Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raúl Juliá, Bonnie Bedelia, Paul Winfield and Greta Scacchi.