Sands, Julian 1958-

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Sands, Julian 1958-


Born January 15, 1958 (some sources say 1957), in Otley, Yorkshire, England; son of Billy (a soil analyst) and Brenda (a secretary and parish councilor) Sands; married Sarah (a journalist; divorced, 1987); married Evgenia Citkowitz (an heiress and model), 1990; children: (first marriage) Henry; (second marriage) Natalya, Imogen. Education: Attended Wadsworth College, Hampshire, England; studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London, 1979. Avocational Interests: Gardening.


Agent—International Creative Management, 10250 Constellation Way, 9th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Manager—Seven Summits Pictures and Management, 8906 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.


Actor. Appeared in a television commercial for Honda automobiles; founded a small theatre company that performed in schools and youth clubs; also worked as a stage manager, writer, and director.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Broken English (short), 1981.

Climbing sailor, Privates on Parade, Orion Classics, 1982.

Jon Swain, The Killing Fields, Warner Bros., 1984.

Colin Gilchrist Fisher, Oxford Blues, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

Laurence Huninger, After Darkness, Green Man/Philum, 1985.

Dr. Murray, The Doctor and the Devils, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985.

George Emerson, A Room with a View, Cinecom, 1986.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Gothic, Virgin, 1987.

Kit, Siesta, Lorimar, 1987.

Gustav, Outback Vampires (also known as Prince at the Court of Yarralumla and The Wicked), 1987.

Dr. Harrison Steele, Vibes (also known as Vibes: The Secret of the Golden Pyramids), Columbia, 1988.

Julian, Wherever You Are (also known as Wherever She Is, Au-dela du vertige, Wo immer du bist, and Gdzieskolwiek jest, jeslis jest), Gerhard Schmidt/Film Polski, 1988.

Father Daniel Mahoney, Manika (also known as Manika: Une vie plus tard, Manika: The Girl Who Lived Twice, Manika Manika, and Une passerelle sur le gange), Films du Scorpion/Twentieth Century-Fox/Manley, 1988.

Wolfgang Leighton, Tennessee Nights (also known as Tennessee Waltz and Black Water), Nelson Entertainment, 1989.

Dr. James Atherton, Arachnophobia, Buena Vista, 1990.

Franz Liszt, Impromptu, Hemdale, 1990.

Sergio Giuramondo, Il sole anche di notte (also known as Sunshine Even by Night, Le soleil meme la nuit, The Sun Also Shines at Night, and Night Sun), 1990.

Yves Cloquet, Naked Lunch (also known as Le festin nu), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991.

Title role, Warlock (also known as Warlock: The Magic Wizard), Trimark Pictures, 1991.

Dr. Gustav Jung, Cattiva (also known as The Wicked), 1991.

Himself, "Naked Lunch" featurette, 1991.

Stefan, Husbands and Lovers (also known as La villa del venerdi and In Excess), Columbia TriStar, 1992.

Mr. Cooper, The Turn of the Screw (also known as Le tour d'ecrou), 1992.

Alex, Tale of a Vampire (also known as Warlock: Tale of a Vampire), 1992.

Nick Cavanaugh, Boxing Helena, Orion Classics, 1993.

Title role, Warlock: The Armageddon, Trimark Pictures, 1993.

Tom Gilbert, The Browning Version, Paramount, 1994.

Lamerica, New Yorker Films, 1994.

Professor Fuhrmann, Mario und der zauberer (also known as Mario and the Magician), Roxy Films, 1994.

Yuri, Leaving Las Vegas, United Artists, 1995.

Roderick, Never Ever (also known as The Circle of Passion), Trimark Pictures, 1996.

Charlie's nurse, One Night Stand, New Line Cinema, 1997.

Michael James, Long Time Since, Creative Light Worldwide, 1997.

Winter, 1998.

Title role, Il fantasma dell pera (also known as Phantom of the Opera, Dario Argento's "The Phantom of the Opera," and The Phantom of the Opera), A-pix Entertainment, 1998.

Autumn Heart, Arrow Releasing, 1999.

Nic as an adult, The Loss of Sexual Innocence, Sony Pictures Classics, 1999.

Terence Scopey, The Million Dollar Hotel, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Dr. Dominick Broussard, Mercy, Columbia TriStar, 2000.

The sailor, Love me, Pyramide, 2000.

Quentin, Timecode, Screen Gems, 2000.

King Louis XIV, Vatel, Miramax, 2000.

(Uncredited) Pokemon collector, Pokemon: The Movie 2000 (also known as Pokemon 2), Warner Bros., 2000.

Quintus, Hotel, Red Mullet Productions, 2001.

Doctor Lenz, The Scoundrel's Wife (also known as Homefront and The Home Front), Miracle Entertainment, 2002.

Snakehead, The Medallion, Screen Gems, 2003.

Manuel Romasanta, Romasanta (also known as Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt, Romasanta, la caza de la bestia, The Werewolf Manhunt, Werewolf Hunter, and Werewolf Hunter: The Legend of Romasanta), Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 2004.

Bill, Her Name Is Carla, Hart Sharp Video, 2005.

Voice of King Jason, Bongee Bear and the Kingdom of Rhythm, Yankee Films, 2006.

Gary, The Trail (also known as La Piste), 2006.

Greco Montgomery, Ocean's Thirteen, Warner Bros., 2007.

Doci, Stargate: The Ark of Truth (also known as The Ark of Truth), 2008.

Nick Compton, Cat City, 2008.

Franklin McVeigh, Blood and Bone, 2008.

Also appeared in The Friday Villa.

Television Appearances; Series:

Guy Lough, A Married Man, Channel Four, 1982.

Voice of Valmont, Jackie Chan Adventures (animated), The WB, 2000-2001.

Vladimir Bierko, 24, Fox, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Gerald, The Sun Also Rises, 1984.

Guy Lough, A Married Man, syndicated, 1984.

Forest, Harem, ABC, 1986.

Nick Hardaway, Rose Red (also known as Stephen King's "Rose Red"), ABC, 2002.

Klemens Metternich, Napoleon, Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

Hagen, Ring of the Nibelungs (also known as Curse of the Ring, Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King, Die Nibelungen-der fluch des drachen, Die Nibelungen, La saga dei nibelunghi, and Sword of Xanten), SAT1, 2004, Sci-Fi Channel, 2006.

Thomas Royde, Marple: Towards Zero, ITV and PBS, 2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sandy, Romance on the Orient Express, NBC, 1985.

Todd Sands, "The Room," Basements, ABC, 1987.

Major Stefan Kirilenko, Murder by Moonlight (also known as Murder on the Moon and Murder in Space), CBS, 1989.

Edgar Atheling, Blood Royal: William the Conqueror, 1990.

Mark Constable, Crazy in Love, TNT, 1992.

Alcee Arobin, Grand Isle, TNT, 1992.

Finn Macha, Witch Hunt, HBO, 1994.

Clive Potter, The Great Elephant Escape, ABC, 1995.

Ken, The Tomorrow Man, 1996.

Basil, End of Summer, Showtime, 1997.

Packard Schmidt, Easy Six (also known as Easy Sex), Showtime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

(Uncredited) The 61st Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1989.

Thrills, Chills & Spiders: The Making of "Arachnophobia," 1990.

Legends in Light: The Photography of George Hurrell, 1995.

Asi se hizo "Romasanta, la caza de la bestia," 2004.

Sir Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Tynan: In Praise of Hardcore, BBC, 2005.

Dr. Hal Burns, The Haunted Airman, BBC, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Hector Matrick, Lipstick Jungle, NBC, 2008.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Bridegroom, "Soft Targets," Play for Today, BBC1, 1982.

Greek soldier number one, "Beware of Yesterday," The Box of Delights, BBC1, 1984.

Voice of Sir Lancelor, "Biker Knights of the Round Table: Parts 1 & 2," Biker Mice from Mars (animated), syndicated, 1995.

Henry, "Responsibility," Adventures from the Book of Virtues (also known as The Book of Virtues), PBS, 1996.

George, "Going Without," Strangers, HBO, 1996.

Bradford Whittle, "Mummy Dearest," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1996.

Voice of Kreed, "Race against Danger," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated), Cartoon Network and syndicated, 1996.

"Julian Sands," Autograph, 2002.

Nick Barashkov, "Lies, Lies, Lies," The L Word, Showtime, 2004.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2005, 2006.

Doci, "Origin," Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles), Sci-Fi Channel, 2005.

Doci, "The Fourth Horseman: Part 1," Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles), Sci-Fi Channel, 2005.

Barclay Pallister, "Design," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2005.

Philip Reinhardt, "Drama Giocoso," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2006.

Javier Mendoza, "Heart of Ice," Blood Ties, Lifetime, 2007.

Mendoza, "Heart of Fire," Blood Ties, Lifetime, 2007.

Ethan Clark, "The Prophet," Ghost Whisperer, 2007.

Ethan Clark, "The Gathering," Ghost Whisperer, 2007.

Hector Matrick, "Chapter Two: Nothing Sacred," Lipstick Jungle, NBC, 2008.

Stage Appearances:

Tony Blair, Stuff Happens, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 2005.


Taped Readings:

Narrator, (A Study Guide to) Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 1994.



Evening Standard (London), January 22, 2005, p. 4.

Movieline, May, 1999, p. 18.

Vogue, February, 1995, pp. 283-86.