Julian Sands

United States-based British Actor
Born Jan 4, 1958

Julian M. Sands is an English actor, known for his roles in the Best Picture nominee The Killing Fields, the cult film Warlock, A Room with a View, Arachnophobia, Vatel, the television series 24 and as Jor-El in the television series Smallville.

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  • L.A. Theater Listings, Oct. 20 27: 'priscilla' Returns
    LATimes - Oct 17, 2013
  • '24' Villain Heads To 'dexter'
    Huffington Post - Apr 27, 2013
  • John Farr: Dressing Up: The 10 Best Period Costume Movies
    Huffington Post - Apr 21, 2013
  • Julian Sands' Poetic Portrait Of Pinter
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jan 07, 2013


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1958 Birth Born on January 4, 1958.


1984 26 Years Old He also had a cameo as a Greek soldier in the BBC adaptation of The Box of Delights in 1984.
1985 27 Years Old 1 More Event
He was cast as the romantic lead in the 1985 film A Room with a View.
1987 29 Years Old Sands' first marriage was to Sarah Harvey, a British journalist. They have one child, Henry Morley Sands (born 20 September 1985); the couple divorced in 1987.


1990 32 Years Old In 1990, he wed Evgenia Citkowitz (born 1964), a journalist and the daughter of the Anglo-Irish novelist and socialite Lady Caroline Blackwood and American composer-pianist Israel Citkowitz. … Read More


1998 40 Years Old 1 More Event
He played "Erik, aka the Phantom" in the 1998 horror-film version of The Phantom of the Opera. … Read More
2001 43 Years Old In 2001, he starred in Stephen King's Rose Red.
2002 44 Years Old Sands portrayed Austrian ambassador Klemens von Metternich in the 2002 miniseries Napoléon.
2006 48 Years Old In the 2006 season of 24, he played terrorist Vladimir Bierko.


2009 51 Years Old Sands played Jor-El, Superman's biological father on Smallville, and reprised the role in the series' final (tenth) season. In 2009, he played Reg Hunt in Bollywood Hero. … Read More
2011 53 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2011, he appeared onstage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in A Celebration of Harold Pinter, directed by John Malkovich at the Pleasance Courtyard. … Read More
2012 54 Years Old In 2012, Sands voiced the character of DeFalco in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.
2013 55 Years Old On 26 April 2013, it was announced that Sands would appear as Miles Castner, a wealthy international businessman during the eighth season of Dexter.
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