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Julian Kostov (born August 25, 1989; age 30) played Agent Harwell in 24: Live Another Day.

Biography and career Edit

Julian Kostov was born in Varna, Bulgaria. He has a younger sister, Lia, born in 1998. Julian speaks Bulgarian, English, Spanish, and Italian. At a very young age, he became interested in sports and athletism. By the age of 12, Kostov was a professional swimmer and a pentathlon champion. In 2008, he graduated from high school.

During and after high school, Kostov continued practicing swimming. From 2005 to 2009, he was the National Swimming Champion ten times. Kostov also won a bronze medal in the 2007 Balkan Games. In 2007 and 2008, he was awarded Varna's Sportsmen #6 of the Year, and in 2008 he earned the Master of Sport title in Swimming.

From 2008 to 2010, Kostov studied International Business in Tilburg University. In 2010, he transferred to University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) and graduated in Business Studies early in 2011. Shortly after receiving his Bachelor's degree, Kostov decided to pursue a career in acting inspired by Heath Ledger's performance in The Dark Knight.

That same year, Kostov was admitted to the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. During his career, he has appeared in films like Code Red, Ben-Hur (with Nazanin Boniadi), London Has Fallen (with Colin Salmon), and Leatherface. He has also appeared in theater plays and TV commercials.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • The Conversation (2018)
  • Leatherface (2017)
  • Ben-Hur (2016)
  • London Has Fallen (2016)
  • Rapid Response Corps 2: Nuclear Threat (2014)
  • Code Red (2013)

Television appearances

  • Flash (2019)
  • Berlin Station (2018-2019)

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