Julio Perillán

Julio Perillán Gandarias[1] (born September 8, 1973) is a US actor of Spanish descent.

Julio Perillán Gandarias
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Perillán in 2017
Born (1973-09-08) September 8, 1973 (age 47)


Perillán was born and raised in Bethesda, Maryland, on the outskirts of Washington DC, the third of four children of two immigrants from Spain. He graduated with a degree in Physics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

After his father died in 1996 he moved to Los Angeles, California to study film and acting. In 1998 he started his career as an actor, appearing in plays such as Fool for Love (Madrid Theatre), The Masque of Poe (Sacred Fools Theater Company), and Walk of Fame Café (Danville, Virginia).

Perillán's first film appearance was independent film Eden's Curve in 2003. After this, he moved to Spain to care for his paternal grandparents and look for work in the Spanish film industry.

His first job in Spain was a lead role in Fragile (2004), directed by Basque filmmaker Juanma Bajo Ulloa.[2] He has subsequently appeared in films including The Dark Hour and Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

He has appeared on Spanish television in Los Ochenta and El comisario on Telecinco, Hospital Central on Antena3, and Cuéntame cómo pasó (TVE).

He lives between Madrid, New York City and Los Angeles.



Año Films Director
2008 NO-DO Elio Quiroga
2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona Woody Allen
2008 ASD, Alma Sin Dueño Tinieblas González
2007 K Il Bandito Martin Donovan
2006 The Dark Hour Elio Quiroga
2006 Moscow Zero María Lidón
2004 Malas temporadas Manuel Martín Cuenca
2003 Fragile Juanma Bajo Ulloa
2002 Eden's Curve Anne Misawa
2001 The Decay of Fiction Pat O'Neill


Año Película Director
2007 New Romantics Alauda Ruíz de Azúa
2005 La Carta Carles Vila
2005 Chico meets Chica Samuel P. Abrams
2005 Otra Vida Juana Macías


Theatre showsEdit

  • Walk of Fame Cafe, producido por Stick Film Productions(2005)
  • Fool for Love, Madrid Theatre(2000)
  • The Masque of Poe, Sacred Fools Theater Company (1998)
  • Beowulf and Grendel, Theatre West (1999)


  1. ^ Julio Perillán Biography (1973-)
  2. ^ "Dos noveles con suerte - La Voz de Asturias". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2010-11-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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