Caspar Ulliel, best known for his portrayal of Yves Saint Laurent on screen and for being Caesarised “for the end of the world,” died Wednesday at the age of 37 in a skiing accident in La Rosière, Savoie. The family announced in a statement.
According to a spokesman for La Rosier Resort, the actor, who was on family vacation in Savoy, collided head-on with another skier at the crossroads of two blue slopes on Tuesday afternoon. He was airlifted to Grenoble University Hospital by helicopter, where he died. A spokesman said the second skier did not need to be loaded onto the plane.
“Gaspard Ulliel grew up with cinema, cinema grew with him. They fell in love with each other passionately,” Prime Minister Jean Costex immediately responded on Twitter.
“His sensitivity and the intensity of his acting made Gaspard Ulliel an exceptional actor. Cinema today is losing an enormous talent. I extend my condolences to his loved ones and my loving thoughts to all who mourn him today,” the Minister of Culture said. Roslyn Bachelet.
Pierre Niney, who also played Yves Saint Laurent on screen, won the César Award for the role, saying he was “heartbroken”.
Leading actor of French cinema
Caspar Ulliel with his angel face, can play cute boys as “bad guys” without hesitation playing Yves Saint Laurent or the writer of “Just the end of the world” revealing on screen.
The last time he appeared on screen was last fall, when he shared the poster for the comedy “La Vengeance a Triple Caleb” written by Alex Lutz with Leila Beckty and Audrey Lamy.
Two years ago, he starred in Justin Tritt’s “Sibyl” with Virginia Efra and Adele Exorcopolos. The film competed at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
Caspar Ull, who became a major figure in French cinema in a few years, is one of the actors in the upcoming Marvel series “Moon Night” on Disney +.
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First hit at 19 years old
In 2003, at the age of just 19, Andre Deutsch co-starred with Emmanuel Baird in “Les Acores” and was inspired to comment on Bertrand Bonello’s “Saint Laurent” in 2014 at Caspart Ull for his description of Couturier Yves Saint Laurent.
He was nominated by Caesar for Best Actor for the film, but was defeated by his rival Pierre Niney in “Yves Saint Laurent”.
Born on November 25, 1984 to designer parents, Caspart Ull spent his childhood in the heart of Paris. After some summer rehearsals at Cours Florent, he was spotted by Michael Blanc, who in 2002 offered him a role in the hit comedy “Embrassez qui vous available”.
But the revealer is Andre Tecchine with “Les Acores”, where he plays Juan, who, while leaving, crosses the roads of France with his two children and their mother. For these two films, Caspar Ulliel was nominated for Best Male Newcomer Caesar in 2003 and 2004.
This would be the right one for the third time: he thanked Jean-Pierre Junett for “a long engagement Sunday” in 2005, in which he played Manech, the fiance of the late Mathilde (Audrey Dauto). In the 1917 trenches.
His chosen character is undeniable: in 2009 we see him as Isabel Hubbard’s son in Riddhi Bonn’s Un Farage Contre le Pacific, but also a descendant of Jean Reno in the thriller “Lee Premiere Circle”. In 2010, he played Henry de Quiz in “La Princess de Montpensier” by Bertrand Tavernier.
After becoming a leading actor, he went on to shoot in the United States, including “Hannibal Lecter: The Evil Appearance,” which describes the young years of the cannibalistic serial killer. His first role in English.
In 2017, he won the César Award for Best Actor for his moving role in Quebec’s Prodigy Xavier Dolan’s “Juste la fin du monde”. To die ..
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First the face of a young man
He shows his face and a photo of a young man in fashion shows and commercials.
In a deal signed with the channel, he turned it into a museum of perfume: “Suddenly, I got a financial facility that allowed me to choose, wait and not flood the screens”.
The actor is the father of a boy.
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