Who is Max Julien's wife? ‘The Mack’ actor, 88, dies on his birthday
According to official statement, Max Julien’s wife Arabella Chavers Julien found his dead body on New Year’s Day
Hours after ‘It's A Wonderful Life' child actress Jeanine Ann Roose died at the age of 84 on December 31, actor sculptor, and fashion designer Max Julien breathed his last on January 1, 2022. He was 88. The actor was best known for portraying the role of Goldie in the hit 1973 flick ‘The Mack’. The unfortunate news of his demise was shared by his PR team.
According to the official statement, Max Julien’s wife Arabella Chavers Julien found his dead body on New Year’s. Coincidentally it was also Julien’s birthday on January 1. The statement of his demise read, “During Julien's decades-long career, he was known for being bold, honest and straightforward. He would live and speak his own truth both professionally and privately. He was thought of as a rare 'man among men'”, as reported by TMZ. The sad news of Julien’s death was first shared by comic book writer and producer David F Walker via an Instagram post. Speaking of celebrity deaths, Betty White died at 99 of natural causes on December 31, 2021. Chick Vennera, DMX, Jay Black, and Jeanette Maus are other public figures who passed away last year leaving their loyal fans devasted.
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Who is Max Julien's wife?
Max Julien’s legal name was Maxwell Banks. He was one of the most popular Black pop culture icons. The actor also appeared in Def Jam's ‘How to Be a Player’ along with guest appearances on TV shows such as ‘The Mod Squad’, ‘The Bold Ones: The Protectors’, and ‘One on One.’ Max Julien also shot to fame after he penned the screenplay for, and subsequently co-produced, Warner Brothers’ blaxploitation classic ‘Cleopatra Jones’. The cause behind the actor’s death is yet to be unveiled. MEAWW will keep you posted.
On the personal front, Max Julien was first in a live-in relationship with actress Vonetta McGee from 1974 to 1977. He later got married to Arabella Chavers in the year 1991. The duo reportedly lived together at their home in Los Angeles, California. Giving his tribute to the late actor, comic book writer David F Walker on Instagram said, “I met Max back in 1996. He was a great human being, and we had so many amazing conversations. He was brilliant and hilarious and charismatic...R.I.P.”
‘Max Julien dying on his birthday is some true player s**t’
Pop culture fans thronged to Twitter to pay their condolences to the actor as many claimed how his death has proven to be a bad start to 2022. One user stated, “2022 wit the f**kery already!!” as another chimed in, “#RIP to the one and only #MaxJulien. There will never be another. It was Julien who gave us #CleopatraJones. "Can you dig it baby"?” One individual asserted, “R.I.P. Max Julien, best known for starring in THE MACK but I was always more impressed that he wrote CLEOPATRA JONES.”
Whereas, one user added, “SMH wowwwww already the first death of 2022….my boy max Julien aka Goldie from The Mack died at the age of 88 r.i.p. Goldie.” The next one added, “Max Julien dying on his birthday is some true player s**t. R.I.P. Mack.” One user tweeted, “Damn we can’t start the New Year like this....Yay Area we lost a legend The Mack filmed in Oakland R.I.P. Max Julien!!” And, another added, “Hearing that @maxjulien passed away….. wow. “The Mack” remains one of black pop culture’s classic… rest in peace sir!” While, one fan concluded, “Max Julien dead on the first day of 2022!?!? This year bout to be on some sucka s**t. Hatin' a** year.”
R.I.P. Max Julien, best known for starring in THE MACK but I was always more impressed that he wrote CLEOPATRA JONES.— 𝐕ᴇʀɴ (@outlawvern) January 2, 2022
SMH WOWWWWW ALREADY THE FIRST DEATH OF 2022….MY BOY MAX JULIEN AKA GOLDIE FROM THE MACK DIED AT THE AGE OF 88 😭😭😭😭😭 R.I.P. GOLDIE 🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊 pic.twitter.com/xUcpXDCyFc— George Moore (@DJGDot37) January 2, 2022
Max Julien dying on his birthday is some true player shit. R.I.P. Mack. pic.twitter.com/3wfaoqTiIw— Dwayne “Deascent” Gittens (@Deascent) January 2, 2022
Damn we can’t start the New Year like this....Yay Area we lost a legend The Mack filmed in Oakland R.I.P. Max Julien!! pic.twitter.com/AniAQsFWCp— Fantastik Record & Filmworks (@FantastikRecord) January 2, 2022
Max Julien dead on the first day of 2022!?!?— Naima Cochrane (Original Recipe) (@naima) January 2, 2022
This year bout to be on some sucka shit.
Hatin' ass year... pic.twitter.com/kL2satCZfG
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