Julian Cheah is a motion picture and television actor, producer and director who has made films of different genre ranging from action-adventure to romance, thriller, horror, comedy, and art-house. He served as a newspaper journalist, screenplay writer, and an executive producer of a television broadcasting company. The work of a novelist is now added to his varied list of occupations. He had made nearly 30 films, some titles of which include "The Hired Killer" (action), "Prince Of The City" (gangster), "Killer Clown" (thriller), "Wild Justice", "Infected Paradise" (horror), "Have You Ever Married A Chinese Man?", "Menyeka Kabus Di Lereng", "Never Alone", "Hearts and Sacrifices", "The Fighter", "Retribution", "Anggerik Di Celah Duri", thriller "Mimpi Ngeri", "Keluarga Pak Ibrahim", "Antara Kita", the comedy "Judi-Judi King Boss", & the art film "Penyesalan Tak Berakhir".
His documentaries include the travel programmes "Langkawi - The Exotic Island" and "Monaco-Menton-Nice: The French Riviera", and the short film called "What Do I Have?".
Indulgence in music led him to songwrite, produce, and arrange songs in a music album called "Windows To Your Soul" which was published by Warner/Chappell Music in Malaysia.
As an executive producer of a television broadcasting company in Malaysia, he supervised the production of hundreds of drama episodes of various TV series.
He worked as a journalist for New Straits Times, the oldest newspaper in Malaysia, where he covered news articles on entertainment, lifestyle, arts, and culture.
A horror action movie he directed in 2013 called "Infected Paradise" was nominated for Best Feature-Length Film in Australia.