Julien Poulin (born April 20, 1946) is an actor, film director, screenwriter, film producer, and composer in Quebec, Canada. He has portrayed numerous roles in several popular Quebec films and series. He is considered one of the most popular and successful actors in the province.
Elvis Gratton films
His most memorable role was Elvis Gratton in which his character impersonates rock and roll icon Elvis Presley. The series of Elvis Gratton films appeared between 1981 and 2004. The most recent of these films were Elvis Gratton II: Miracle a Memphis, filmed in 1999, in which Elvis was resuscitated from the first film of the series, and Elvis Gratton 3: Le retour d'Elvis Wong, which was filmed in 2004.
He also co-directed some of the films along with Pierre Falardeau.
In addition to the Elvis Gratton films, Poulin also played several main and supporting roles in other films and television series including Lance et Compte in 1986, Virginie in 1996, Jasmine and Omerta 2, la loi du silence in 1997, Les orphelins de Duplessis and Le Dernier souffle in 1999, 15 février 1839 and Fortier in 2001, Séraphin: un homme et son péché in 2002 and Le Negociateur 1 and Le Negociateur 2 in 2005-2006.
Julien Poulin portrays Gaétan Langlois is the award-winning show Minuit, le soir.
Julien Poulin also played in Fred Pèlerin's Babine.
Poulin was the spokesperson for Opération Nez rouge in 1996, a campaign against drinking and driving during the holidays.
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