Julian Dana William McMahon (born July 27, 1968) is one of the three children to Australia’s former Prime Minister Sir William McMahon who was in power from 1971 to 1972.
McMahon was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He has been married and divorced two times, briefly to Australian singer Dannii Minogue and to American actress Brooke Burns with whom he has a daughter named Madison.
At an early age, he starred in Home and Away. He has been a model and an actor starring in many roles, his first American role being on Another World, playing Ian Rain from 1993 to 1995. He also appeared on the hit series Charmed for three seasons as half-demon Cole Turner. His most notable performance was in the Profiler TV-series as Detective in FBI, John Grant. He has his very own series Nip/Tuck (2003). His latest role will be in the Summer 2005of the upcoming adaptation of the comics Fantastic Four, where he’ll play Doctor Doom.