Raúl Rafael Carlos Juliá y Arcelay (Raúl Juliá)

Born March 9, 1940 - Died October 24, 1994


Played "Gomez Addams" in the "Addams Family" movies (1991 & 1993).

In 1993 he was diagnosed with cancer, but Juliá kept on acting,creating one of his most memorable roles as Brazilian rainforest activist Chico Mendez in The Burning Season (1994), for which he posthumously won a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award.

On October 16, 1994, a few days before his last movie, Street Fighter, was finished, Juliá suffered a stroke in his New York City apartment and fell into a coma. He died eight days later at age 54. His body was flown back to Puerto Rico where he was given a state funeral attended by thousands.

Cause of Death:  Complications from a stroke

Interred:  Buxeda Cemetary, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA