Gaspard Ulliel

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Gaspard Ulliel
Gaspard Ulliel César 2018.jpg
Ulliel in 2018
Born(1984-11-25)25 November 1984
Died19 January 2022(2022-01-19) (aged 37)
Cause of deathBrain trauma caused by a skiing accident
Resting placePère Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
OccupationActor
Years active1997–2022
Partner(s)Gaëlle Pietri (2013–2020)
Children1

Gaspard Ulliel (French pronunciation: ​[ɡaspaʁ yljɛl]; 25 November 1984 – 19 January 2022) was a French actor. He played the young Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal Rising (2007). He also played Yves Saint Laurent in the biopic Saint Laurent (2014). He was a model for Chanel men's fragrance Bleu de Chanel.

He was hired to play Anton Mogart / Midnight Man in the Disney+ series Moon Knight (2022).

Ulliel was nominated for a César Award in 2002 and 2003. In 2004, he won that award for his role in A Very Long Engagement.[1] In 2017, he won a César Award for his role in It's Only the End of the World.

On 18 January 2022, Ulliel was injured while skiing at a resort in Savoie, France.[2] He crashed into another skier and had serious brain trauma because he was not wearing a helmet.[2] He was taken by helicopter to a hospital near La Tronche, France.[3] Ulliel died the next day from his injuries, at the age of 37.[4][5]

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  1. "Gaspard Ulliel, César 2005 du Meilleur Jeune Espoir Masculin dans Un long dimanche de fiançailles". Vimeo. 10 September 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "L'acteur Gaspard Ulliel victime d'un grave accident de ski à La Rosière en Savoie". France Bleu (in French). 19 January 2022. Retrieved 19 January 2022.
  3. Keslassy, Elsa (19 January 2022). "Gaspard Ulliel, French Actor and 'Moon Knight' Star, Dies at 37 After Ski Accident". Variety. Retrieved 19 January 2022.
  4. "French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies in skiing accident, aged 37". France 24. 19 January 2022. Retrieved 19 January 2022.
  5. "French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies at 37 after ski accident, says family". The Telegraph. 19 January 2022. Retrieved 19 January 2022.

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