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Gaspard Ulliel Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career, Net Worth, Marriage
Who is Gaspard Ulliel?
Gaspard Ulliel was a famous French professional actor. He was widely recognized for playing the young Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal Rising (2007) and fashion mogul Yves Saint Laurent in the biopic Saint Laurent (2014). Additionally for being the face of the Chanel men’s fragrance Ble de Chanel. Ulliel was later cast as Anton Mogart/Midnight Man in the Disney+ series Monn Knight (2022).
Ulliel got nominated for a Cesar Award for the category of Most Promising Actor in 2002 and 2003. He won the award in 2004, for his role in A Very Long Engagement, which co-starred Audrey Tautou. Later he won the Cesar Award for Best Actor in 2017, for his role in It’s Only the End of the World. He died after a skiing accident at La Rosière resort in Savoie, France on January 19, 2022.
How old is Gaspard Ulliel?
Gaspard Ulliel was born on November 25, 1984, in Boulogne-Billancourt, Île-de-France, France. He died from a brain trauma on January 19, 2022 in La Tronche, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, aged 37. He shares his birthday with famous people including Trey Traylor, Diego Tinoco, Larry Hoover, John F. Kennedy Jr., Christina Applegate, Amy Grant, Jenna Bush Hager, Ben Stei, Bernie Kosar, Bruno Tonioli, among others.
Ulliel had a scar on his left cheek, resulting from an attack from a Doberman after he tried to ride the dog like a horse at the age of six. He was later proud of his scar as it resembled a dimple, and his obituary for the French newspaper Libération began by describing him as having the ”most famous scar in French cinema”.
Gaspard Ulliel Family
Who are Gaspard Ulleil’s parents?
Gaspard Ulliel was born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Île-de-France, a suburb of Paris, to Christine and Serge Ulliel. His father, Serge, is a stylist while his mother, Christine, is a runway show producer.
Does Gaspard Ulliel have siblings?
Ulliel had not shared any information about his siblings, so it is not clear whether he has any brothers or sisters.
Gaspard Ulliel Education
Ulliel joined and studied at the University of Saint-Denis, where he pursued a course in Cinema.
Gaspard Ulliel Interests
Ulliel enjoyed listening to music including different genres such as Reggae, Soul, Rap, Rock and was a fan of Kanye West, The Temptations, Herbie Hancock, Nick Drake, The Stones, and Prince, as well as Sufjan Stevens. He also liked books such as Henry Miller’s ”Sexus” and Robert Frank’s ”The Lines of my Hand” and was fluent in English. Ulliel owned a Vespa and a Triumph Bonneville Thruxton motorbike and was a lover of skiing.
Gaspard Ulliel Partners
From 2005 to 2007, Ulliel was in a relationship with actress Cécile Cassel. He then started dating Charlotte Casiraghi in 2007 for a short time, before dating Jordane Crantelle from 2008 to 2013.
Since 2013, Gaspard has been dating model and singer Gaelle Pietri. It was announced on November 9, 2015, that the couple was expecting their first child together, who was born in 2016.
Gaspard Ulliel Kids
Ulliel and his sweetheart and girlfriend, Pietri, have one child together, a son, born on February 9, 2016.
Gaspard Ulliel Height
Ulliel has a well-built, athletic and muscular body, adding up to his impressive height of 5 ft 9 in (1.77 m) and a weight of 75 kg (185 lbs).
Gaspard Ulliel career
Ulliel started acting while he was still at school appearing in Une Femme En Blanc, a movie for French television. Also, he performed at the Cours Florent, and was discovered by Les égarés director André Téchiné. Ulliel started appearing in made-for-television movies in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He then started to be recognized as a film actor in France and starred in the title role in the film Hannibal Rising, his first English-language movie.
Ulliel starred in Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s A Very Long Engagement in 2004 and won a Cesar Award for Most Promising Actor for his performance. He then appeared on the cover of the January issue of French Vogue alongside supermodel Doutzen Kroes in 2007. He was picked as the face of Chanel for its new men’s fragrance, Bleu de Chanel. The movie for the campaign was directed by Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese and debuted in August 2010. Ulliel played French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent in the 2014 biopic movie Saint Laurent. For the role, he received a Lumières Award for Best Actor and nominations for the César and Globe de Cristal Best Actor awards.
2016 to 2022
Ulliel appeared in two movies; the lead role in Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the World, and in Stephanie Di Giusto’s The Dancer, an unconventional biopic of American dancer Loie Fuller in 2016. Additionally, he starred in Guillaume Micloux’s Les Confins du Monde, together with Gerard Depardieu. He was nominated for the Jury Prize for Best Actor at the Riviera International Film Festival, in 2017, for his role in Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the World, opposite co-star Vincent Cassel. Also, the movie was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for Best Picture and earned him a second Cesar Award, for Best Actor. As well as second nominations for Best Actor in both the Lumieres and Globe de Cristal awards.
Ulliel was later the face of Longchamp, a French leather and luxury goods company, together with Kate Moss. He joined the cast of the upcoming superhero streaming series Moon Knight in July 2021, set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ulliel played Anton Mogart/Midnight Man.
Ulliel was badly injured during a ski incident at the La Rosière resort in Savoie, France, on January 18, 2022. This was after he collided without a helmet with another skier at an intersection between two slopes and suffered serious brain trauma. Ulliel was transported to the trauma unit of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Grenoble Alpes in nearby La Tronche by helicopter. However, he passed away the following day at the hospital, aged 37.
Gaspard Ulliel Net Worth
French professional actor, Ulliel, has been active in his acting career from 1997 to his demise in 2022. He had made a reputation in the film industry and has been endorsed as the face for fragrances. Ulliel had garnered up an accumulative net worth of approximately $9 million by the time of his demise in 2022.