Raul Julia’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 9, 1940

Death Date

Oct 24, 1994

Age of Death

54 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

North Shore University Hospital,   Manhasset,  New York,  United States

Place of burial

Buxeda Memorial Park,  San Juan,  Puerto Rico


Movie Actor

The movie actor Raul Julia died at the age of 54. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Puerto Rican actor best known for his roles in the film Kiss of the Spider Woman and as Gomez Addams in The Addams Family. In 1990, he starred alongside Harrison Ford in Presumed Innocent and in 1994, he starred with Jean-Claude Van Damme in Street Fighter.

He was the oldest of four brothers. His mother was a mezzo-soprano opera singer. He was married to his second wife, Merel Poloway, from 1976 until his death in 1994. He had two sons named Raul Sigmund and Benjamín Rafael Julia.



“Maybe it’s like becoming one with the cigar. You lose yourself in it; everything fades away: your worries, your problems, your thoughts. They fade into the smoke, and the cigar and you are at peace.” (Raul Julia)


“I knew there was something special about the theater for me something beyond the regular reality, something that I could get into and transcend and become something other than myself.” (Raul Julia)


“We tend to think of meditation in only one way. But life itself is a meditation.” (Raul Julia)


“A cigar is as good as memories that you have when you smoked it.” (Raul Julia)


“Instead of acting in court, I decided to act onstage.” (Raul Julia)