The actor born in Puerto Rico, Raul Julia He passed away at the age of 54 in New York. His solid theatrical training served as a basis for him to jump into the cinema of Hollywood already on television. As for his private life, he had 2 sons with his first wife. We remember who they are and what they do.
Prestigious and talented Raul Julia He managed to enter the world of Hollywood participating in more than 20 films. After his first roles, as the main actor of the crazy addamsfame came from the hand of success The kiss of spider women, the film version of Manuel Puig’s novel.
Throughout his career he combined his artistic side with political acts, but always without losing his roots or his Latin identity. Even in Puerto Rico, she was a celebrity.
His beginnings date back to when he played Shakespearean roles in school productions. He was later discovered by the American comedian Orson Bean and his career was on the rise.
He worked in film and on television. Some of the films in which she acted for the big screen were The Eyes of Laura Mars (1978), Tequila Sunrise (1988), among others. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his sublime role in The kiss of spider women and received honors for his humanitarian work.
Following his departure due to a heart attack at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, much speculation arose as to who his relatives were. sons And what would they inherit? However, everything was forgotten.
The children of Raúl Juliá
Raul Julia had 2 sons with his wife Merel Poloway, whom he married in 1976. The eldest son is Raul Sigmund Julia, who is currently 39 years old, and the youngest Benjamin Rafael Julia 35 years old. Little has been known about his life, however, it is the oldest who decided to follow in his father’s footsteps also in the cinema, as an actor and producer.
During an interview with the media Eph, He assured: “I would love to dedicate myself to cinema and it is among my future plans. Many of the actors that I respect the most are dedicated to that medium; so I would like to do what they do.”
He added: “I am very flattered by it, but I am not my father. We have to see what happens with my career”, for whom “sometimes, it is difficult to carry that surname, although I would not want any other”.
His father left him a monumental legacy and without hesitation he decided to continue the tradition with the new Addams family. From Instagram, from time to time publishes photographs in honor of Raúl and his projects as a producer. He was also a long-time self-proclaimed animal welfare humanitarian.
The youngest son, Benjamin, is not known what he does with his life, but, unlike his brother, he never wanted to approach the artistic world. Apparently, his widow has good memories of Juliá as a father. She even, she once said that the artist decided to act in the adaptation of the game street-fighter precisely at the request of their children. Sadly, she passed away 2 months before the movie was released.
Tell us, what do you remember most about Raul Julia?