On Wednesday morning it was reported that French actor Gaspard Ulliel died at the age of 37 from injuries sustained in a skiing accident. Ulliel was nominated six times for the César Award, the French Film Academy, and won on one of those occasions for his role in It’s just the end of the world, the film by Xavier Dolan.
according to dead lineThe actor was hospitalized last Tuesday with serious head injuries and did not survive surgical procedures. His family provided this information to the French media after his death and according to them the accident took place on a track at La Rosiere in Montvalezan, France. Ulliel apparently collided with another skier and the collision resulted in severe head trauma.
The Albertville Prosecutor’s Office opened an investigation folder to try to clarify the facts as best as possible, while Prime Minister Jean Castex expressed his condolences via Twitter:
«Ulliel grew up with the cinema and the cinema grew up with him. They loved each other madly. With great regret we will now see his most beautiful interpretations. We have lost a great French actor.”
Gaspard Ulliel is recognized for his roles in various internationally renowned French films. Such is the case of the aforementioned It’s just the end of the world of the filmmaker Xavier Dolan, but also that of the film Saint Laurent, A Very Long Engagement Y Summer Things.
Next March we will see the actor in the series Moon Knight from Marvel and Disney Plus where he will share credits with Oscar Isaac. There he will play what is believed to be one of the villains of the story. The details of his role called Midnight Man still remain in the shadows, like almost everything related to the series. More will be known once it reaches the streaming platform on March 30.
The son of two stylists, Ulliel was born in Boulogne-Billancourt, a suburb outside of Paris in France. One of the actor’s features was a scar on his left cheek, which he got from a dog attack when he was seven years old. Far from being this somewhat stormy detail for the actor, it became a hallmark that helped her to reap various roles.
He began his artistic career in 1997 as part of the cast of various small-scale short films, but it was in 2001 when he landed a role in the Christophe Gans film Wolf pact where he shared credits with Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel. His birthday was November 25. He died at the age of 37.
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