Julian Richings

Julian Richings

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Julian Richings is a British-Canadian character actor. Julian Richings has appeared in more than 50 films and 20 television series.

Early Life

Julian Richings was born on 8 September 1956. His current age is 65 years old and his sun sign is Virgo. He is originally from Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. There is no information regarding Julian’s parents and other family members.

However, frequently posts pictures of his parents on his social media. He attended the University of Exter before moving to Toronto in 1984 to begin his acting career.

Julian Richings

Caption: Julian Richings’ childhood picture. Source: Instagram


After training in drama at the University of Exeter and touring North America with British stage production, Richings moved to Toronto, Canada in the year 1984. Within 5 years, he had become a regular on the second season of the War of the Worlds TV series. Similarly, in the 1996 film Hard Core Logo, Richings played the bitter, aging, punk rock legend, Bucky Haight.

Likewise, he had a brief appearance in the 1997 film Cube. And, in the year 1999, he appeared in the science fiction film Thrill Seekers. In the year 2000, this actor appeared as Bellanger in The Claim and earned a Genie Award nomination for best supporting actor.

Moreover, he also was a member of the repertory cast of the A&E TV original series A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001–02). Richings has played the role of Death in The CW’s show Supernatural since its 5th season and appeared again in the 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th seasons. Likewise, he played a very similar version of Death in the short film Dave v. Death.

This actor is familiar to horror fans for his manic performance in heavy makeup as Three Finger in Wrong Turn (2003) and in Stephen King’s 2004 miniseries Kingdom Hospital. Further, dramatic roles include stagehand Mr. Turnbull in the 2004 film Being Julia.

Likewise, he also appeared as Orr, a cruel loan shark in the 2004 Canadian film The Last Casino. And, in the year 2006, this personality appeared in a brief speaking role as the Mutant Theatre Organiser in X-Men: The Last Stand, and played a vampire killer alongside in the direct-to-DVD horror film The Last Sect.

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Caption: Julian Richings in ‘Death’. Source: Entertainment


Further, in 2007 saw this actor play a driver in the film Shoot ‘Em Up, transvestite psychologist Dr. Heker in The Tracey Fragments, a dissipated and aging punk rocker in The Third Eye, and a number of small roles in other films, including Skinwalkers and Saw IV. Julian appeared in the 2008 film The Timekeeper.

He continues to be active in short films and television series, mostly in Canada. Similarly, he was presented with two Dora Awards in the late 1980s and continues to perform professionally in the Toronto area with a number of theatre groups. In the year 2008, he was nominated for another Dora Award for his performance in The Palace of the End.

Richings confirmed, via an interview on the Canadian TV show InnerSPACE, that he had a part in the 2013 Superman film Man of Steel. Therefore, during the interview, this actor was also asked about the campaign to see him become the next Doctor in Doctor Who. And, also admitted to being flattered by the idea. In the year 2014, this actor starred in Matt Wiele and Chad Archibald.

And, in 2015, Julian appeared in the horror film The Witch and Reign. This personality tends to appear in small, experimental theaters and is known to work for free if he thinks the material is interesting enough. In addition to acting, Julian has taught seminars and classes on acting and on movement for actors in the Toronto area for nearly 12 years.

Relationship Status

This personality is private about his personal life so there is not much information about his married life. However, he walked down the aisle with his partner Cheryl May, a strategic consultant. Together, they welcomed two children. As of now, he resides with his family in Toronto.

The couple is enjoying their marital relationship very peacefully without any news and rumors of their separation or having extra-marital affairs. Further, it’s been over three decades of their relationship, and looking at their loving bonding, it is hard to come by.

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Caption: Julian Richings’ picture with his wife. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

This actor stands at a tall height of 5 feet 10 inches. Likewise, he weighs around 60 kilos. Julian has grey hair and brown eyes. Moreover, this personality has a skeletal appearance and an aquiline nose. Unfortunately, his other body stats are missing from the internet.

Social Media and Net Worth

His ‘@JulianRichings’ Twitter account has earned over 24.4K followers. He has gained over 8.8K followers on her Facebook page. And, his ‘@julian_richings’ Instagram account has amassed over 108K followers.

This actor surely earns a hefty amount from his different roles in several movies and TV series. Therefore, Julian has a net worth of around $17 million.

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