Australian actor Julian McMahon has garnered international attention for his work in both television and film.
Currently, McMahon stars as seasoned Supervisory Special Agent Jess LaCroix in FBI: MOST WANTED, which debuted as last season’s top new series His character and his series’ fellow characters were first introduced on an episode of the Network’s hit series FBI, and after the launch of FBI: MOST WANTED, he and the others appeared on FBI again for a crossover episode.
He is also well known for his starring role as Dr. Christian Troy, the charming plastic surgeon on the television series “Nip/Tuck,” for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama in 2005 and received the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in 2007. He also received the Excellence in Entertainment Award for his contribution to the entertainment industry during G’Day USA: Australia Week 2008, an annual celebration of Australian culture sponsored by the Australian Consulate.
His additional television credits include recurring roles in “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency,” opposite Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett, “Runaways” and “Hunters,” and he was featured in the miniseries “Childhood’s End,” which was nominated for a 2015 Critics Choice Award.
McMahon had lead roles in Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger’s thriller film “Monster Party” as well as the ensemble feature “Swinging Safari,” opposite Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue, and “Premonition” opposite Sandra Bullock. Among his additional film credits are “Paranoia” with Harrison Ford, Liam Hemsworth and Gary Oldman, as well as George C. Wolfe’s “You’re Not You” alongside Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum and Josh Duhamel. Also, he played the lead in the teen spy drama “Lone Wolf,” created by Karyn Usher, written by Usher and directed by Brett Ratner. Other credits include “Fantastic Four,” “Fantastic Four 2: Rise of the Silver Surfer,” “Faces in the Crowd” with Milla Jovovich, “Red” alongside John Malkovich and Bruce Willis, and “Fire with Fire” alongside Josh Duhamel and Rosario Dawson.
Born in Sydney, Australia, currently McMahon lives in Los Angeles. His birthday is July 27.