Alessandro Juliani

Alessandro Juliani

The 100 ♦ Super Monsters ♦ Nexo Knights ♦ Battlestar Galactica ♦ Man of Steel ♦ Smallville ♦ Watchmen ♦ Deathnote ♦ Dead Rising 2 (voice)

Alessandro Juliani is best known for his portrayal of Felix Gaeta on Syfy’s Battlestar Galactica. He also recurred on “Smallville” for its last 3 seasons as Dr. Emil Hamilton and recently appeared on Fringe.

He was the voice of Pit/Kid Icarus in the Captain N: The Game Master cartoon series, and offered his voice in many other cartoons and anime including (but certainly not limited to) Ranma 1/2 (as Toma), X-Men Evolution (as Gambit), the three My Scene films (in the role of River) and two of the Bionicle films (as Toa Vakama). He played the voice of Nightscream in Beast Machines, he was also the voice of one of the male leads in Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper, a Barbie movie based on the Mark Twain story “The Prince and the Pauper”, in which he also performed his own singing; he also voiced the merman prince Nalu in Barbie: Fairytopia and Barbie: Mermaidia, and most recently did both the speaking and singing role of Prince Antonio in Barbie as the Island Princess.He was also in the movie Barbie Mariposa as “Prince Carlos” and My Scene Goes Hollywood as River. He also voices the character Koji in the English version of Ōban Star-Racers. In his most recent voice acting work, he voices the character ‘L’ in the anime series Death Note and its dubbed live action counterpart. He also played two minor roles in Stargate SG-1 as Eliam in the Season 4 episode Scorched Earth and Katep in Season 8′s finale episodes Moebius: Part 1 and 2.

In addition to his television and film work, Juliani frequently appears on stage, both in Vancouver (where he has earned multiple nominations for Vancouver theatre’s “Jessie” awards) and elsewhere. In Vancouver, he has been in productions staged by Bard on the Beach, Vancouver Playhouse, and the Vancouver Opera. Further afield, he has appeared in the Aldeburgh Festival in England and the Orlando Shakespeare Festival.

In 2003, the 1978 television series, Battlestar Galactica was brought back to the small screen, in what was termed a “reimagined” form, as a three hour miniseries. The project was written and produced by Ronald D. Moore and directed by Michael Rymer. Alessandro Juliani starred as Felix Gaeta, a Lieutenant in the Colonial Fleet, in the reimagined Battlestar Galactica. The Miniseries effectively served as pilot for a potential TV show. A TV series was commissioned in a collaborative effort between the Sci Fi Channel (United States) and Sky TV (the British broadcaster). In the episode “Guess What’s coming to Dinner” (season 4, episode 7), Alessandro’s vocal skills were featured prominently. His character’s singing is explained as a method of dealing with the pain of loss. His voice, however, is heard often when flashing through other scenes and characters.

In March 2009, Juliani won the Streamy Award for Best Male Actor in a Dramatic Web Series for his work on Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy

 

 

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