Julian Jerome

played by William deVry
Character Biography

Julian Jerome, a family man, a mob boss and a media mogul.  As the son of a mob boss, Julian Jerome followed in his father’s footsteps despite trying his best not to. Julian returned to Port Charles after being presumed dead for 23 years using the alias Derek Wells. He quickly became the owner of Crimson magazine and gained control of the Port Charles Press. When not trying to take down Sonny Corinthos, Julian enjoys spending time with his family, visiting the Metro Court and taking his shirt off.


The Good
-He saved his grandson Danny’s life by donating bone marrow.
-He fathered Sam Morgan and Lucas Jones.


The Bad and the Ugly
-Committed countless crimes as the head of the Jerome mob ring.
-Kidnapped and murdered his sister Olivia.
-Operated an online gambling ring.
-Tried to get Morgan Corinthos to shoot his own father Sonny Corinthos.


-Duke Lavery: Friend turned enemy (deceased)
-Sonny Corinthos: Object of his obsession is to take down Sonny’s empire
-Most of Port Charles

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Actor Biography

William deVry joined the cast of  “General Hospital” in 2013 and stars as charming, yet dangerous crime boss, Julian Jerome.  Julian is torn between the life of crime and the love of his family.   

William deVry was born and raised in Montreal, Canada where he learned fluent French and Quebecois culture. As a child, deVry traveled to many places including Guinea Africa, where he lived for several years. Originally, he wanted to become a baseball player.  However, while in college, a friend suggested he attend acting classes (for fun) and by doing so, deVry’s dream career changed. 

deVry is also known in the daytime world for his role as villainous Michael Cambias on ABC’s “All My Children,” in which he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy® for  Best Supporting Actor in 2003.   His other TV credits include “The Bold and the Beautiful,”    “Cedar Grove,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Castle,” “NCIS,” “InSecurity,” “Nikita,”   “Earth Final Conflict,” “Beggars and Choosers” and “StarGate SG-1.”  

His mother, Diane, is the grand-daughter of Herman DeVry, founder of the DeVry Institute. deVry currently lives in the Los Angeles area and also maintains a residence in Florida.   

HOMETOWN Montreal, Canada       


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