Rupert Julian
Date of Birth
Jan 25, 1889
Birth Place:
Auckland, New Zealand

Biography

New Zealand-born Rupert Julian was a stage actor with several years' solid experience behind him when he came to the U.S. in 1913. He entered films as an actor, switching to directing in 1915, though he would continue to make short appearances before the camera whenever called upon to play Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm (whom he closely resembled). Julian has been vilified by some film historians for...