Black Greekdom Mourns the Passing of Kappa Alpha Psi Blaxploitation Star Max Julien

Max Julien in "The Mack" / photo via Watch The Yard

Black greekdom is currently mourning the death of iconic actor Max Julien, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and a graduate of Howard University.

According to his wife, he died early Saturday morning at the age of 88. No further details were provided.

Julien crossed through the Xi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi at Howard University on the December 4th, 1954 and is famous for his role as Goldie in The Mack which came in 1973.

“A classically trained actor, Max began his career in New York’s Off-Broadway circuit including Joseph Papp’s Shakespeare-In-The-Park. Moving westward he landed co-starring roles with Jack Nicholson in Psych-Out and Candace Bergen in Columbia’s box-office hit Getting Straight,” Julien’s IMdB page states. On May 11, 1973 the film The Mack was released staring Max Julien and Richard Pryor and directed by Michael Campus.