Julian Scott Urena

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Julian Scott Urena
Born November 11th
Dominican Republic

Julian Scott Urena is a Latin American actor. Immigrated with his family to New York City while in grade school.

Julian studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in New York and at the Beverly Hills Playhouse in California. He has worked in a variety of media including feature films, appearing in Mixed Blood (debut) with Marilia Pera, Spike of Bensonhurst with Sasha Mitchell, the James Ivory directed Slaves of New York with Bernadette Peters, The Bronx War Directed by Joseph Vasquez, Falling Down with Michael Douglas, Return of the Living Dead 3 with Melinda Clarke, Sal Lopez, The Puppet Masters with Donald Sutherland, The Pest with John Leguizamo, Get Smart with Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, and playing the lead in writer/director Mark Christensen's American Flyer [1] with Douglas Spain and Danny Trejo.

He has appeared on the small screen in episodes of Jake and the Fatman, The Shield opposite Michael Chiklis and others. He can also be seen in the award winning short films making the festival circuit, Mike J. Cahill's directed In the Company of Sinners now playing at the Monaco Charity Film Festival [2], John Vargas [3] directed Glass Tops, April Rouveyrol's directed Shy and Something About Jack directed by Rylend Grant the writer of the upcoming Penélope Cruz star vehicle Haunted Heart under the direction of the award winning director Fernando Trueba. Julian has also recently completed two audio books for writer/director Paul Kyriazi [4] McKnight's Memory opposite Robert Culp and Frank Sinatra Jr. and Rock Star Rising (aka Hard Rock Lovers) opposite Russ Tamblyn and currently working on his 3rd collaboration with Mr. Kyriazi playing the lead in "The Mexican Swimmer" due out soon.

He has appeared on stage in both New York and Los Angeles in various productions, including Zeth Zvi Rosenfeld's [5] The Writing on the Wall, Side Show, Homeboy, The King of Dominos, He Who Gets Slapped, The Watermelon Factory, Hips, The Have Little opposite America Ferrara and most recently starred in Beverly Lloyd's Shallow Breathing to rave reviews.

Currently working as a series regular opposite Hector Luis Bustamante [6] on the hit, award winning series "Caribe Road" [7], can also be seen in the Fox TV series "Gang Related" [8] with Cliff Curtis and Ramón Rodríguez, the hit ABC series "Castle" [9] with Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic.

Julian is married, has two sons and makes his home in Los Angeles, California.


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