About this actor
Julian Dana William McMahon (born 27 July 1968) is an Australian actor and former fashion model. He is best known for his portrayals of Cole Turner in The WB hit series Charmed, womanizing plastic surgeon Christian Troy on the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning TV show Nip/Tuck, and Doctor Doom/Victor von Doom in Fantastic Four and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. McMahon was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, the second of the three children of The Rt. Hon. Billy McMahon (later Sir William), M.P., a politician and future Australian Prime Minister, and his wife Sonia McMahon, a former occupational therapist and fashion icon. He has an older sister, Melinda, and a younger sister, Deborah. McMahon has Irish ancestry. McMahon was educated at Sydney Grammar School, a private boys' school. He briefly studied Law at the University of Sydney and Economics at the University of Wollongong, but this bored him and he started a successful modeling career. Because of this, he...