Julian Sands Biography
Birthday: January 4, 1958 (Capricorn)
Born In: Otley, Yorkshire, England
Julian Richard Morley Sands is an actor from England who earned mainstream fame for his role in the miniseries ‘The Sun Also Rises’. Over the course of his three-decade-long career, he has accumulated about 140 film and TV credits. A native of the market town of Otley, Sands began his acting career on stage and was associated with the Forum Theatre Company. He made his screen debut in an episode of BBC’s anthology series ‘Play for Today’. A year later, he had his cinematic debut in the indie comedy ‘Privates on Parade’. In 1984, Sands landed his breakthrough role of Gerald in the television miniseries ‘The Sun Also Rises’. After achieving success with his next two films, ‘A Room with a View’ and ‘Gothic’, he decided to relocate to the United States. In the subsequent years, he played both main roles and supporting characters in blockbusters as well as low-budget films. In 2012, Sands was one of the two recipients, the other being David Anders, of the Special Jury Award at the International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality for his performance in ‘The Maiden and the Princess’.