Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay was born March 9, 1940 – died October 24, 1994.  Raul Julia was a Puerto Rican actor, born in San Juan, he gained interest in acting while still in school.

Juliá was eventually noticed by Joseph Papp, who offered him work in the New York Shakespeare Festival.  After gaining visibility, he received roles in two television series, Love of Life and Sesame Street.  For his performance in Two Gentlemen of Verona, he received a nomination for the Tony Award and won a Drama Desk Award.  Between 1974 and 1982, Juliá received Tony Award nominations for Where’s Charley?, The Threepenny Opera and Nine.  During the 1980s, he worked in several films, receiving nominations for the Golden Globe Awards, for his performance in Tempest, and Kiss of the Spider Woman, winning the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor for the latter.

In 1991 and 1993, Juliá portrayed Gomez Addams in two film adaptations of The Addams Family.  In 1994, he filmed The Burning Season and a film adaptation of the  Street Fighter video games. Later that year, Juliá suffered several health afflictions, eventually dying after suffering a stroke. His funeral was held in Puerto Rico, being attended by thousands. For his work in The Burning Season, Juliá won a posthumous Golden Globe and Emmy Award.  Original Raul Julia signed Color Image/Photograph, approx. size: 8 inches x 10 inches.  Regular Price – $ 415.00  / Sale Price – $ 249.00. 

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