|Date of birth:||July 27, 1968|
|Place of birth:||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Show(s):||FBI: Most Wanted (regular)|
FBI: International (guest star)
Biography and career
Australian actor Julian McMahon has garnered international attention for his work in both television and film. Recently, McMahon was seen in the television series Runaways and as the lead role in Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger's thriller film Monster Party. Previously, he played opposite Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue in the ensemble feature Swinging Safari, written and directed by Stephan Elliott.
He is instantly recognizable for his starring role as Dr. Christian Troy, the charming plastic surgeon on the television series Nip/Tuck. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama in 2005 and received the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in 2007 for his work on the show. He also received the Excellence in Entertainment Award for his contribution to the entertainment industry during G'Day USA: Australia Week 2008, an annual celebration of Australian culture sponsored by the Australian Consulate.
Also, McMahon was featured in the series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, opposite Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett, and Hunters. In addition, McMahon appeared in the miniseries Childhood's End, which was nominated for a 2015 Critics Choice Award.
McMahon's additional feature film credits include Paranoia with Harrison Ford, Liam Hemsworth, and Gary Oldman as well as George C. Wolfe's You're Not You alongside Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum, and Josh Duhamel. Also, he played the lead in the teen spy drama Lone Wolf, created by Karyn Usher, written by Usher and directed by Brett Ratner. Other credits include Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four 2: Rise of The Silver Surfer, Premonition opposite Sandra Bullock, Faces in The Crowd with Milla Jovovich, Red alongside John Malkovich and Bruce Willis, and Fire with Fire alongside Josh Duhamel and Rosario Dawson.
Born in Sydney, Australia, McMahon currently resides in Los Angeles. His birthday is July 27.