Gaspard Ulliel Wikipedia – Gaspard Ulliel Bio
Gaspard Ulliel, one of the bright lights of French cinema and a star of Marvel’s upcoming Moon Knight series, has died following a ski accident, according to news agency AFP.
The two-time Cesar-winning actor was hospitalized Tuesday after suffering a head injury and not recovering, the actor’s family and the local agent said. He was transported by helicopter to a hospital in Grenoble following a collision on the slopes in the Savoie region.
We have reached out to Ulliel’s reps for further details.
He was 37 years old.
Mountain police have been responding to multiple accidents due to hard snow and ice on the slopes in the region. In the Haute-Savoie region, a 5-year-old girl was killed Saturday when a skier crashed into her.
His family told news agency AFP he died on Wednesday following a skiing accident in the Alps.
Ulliel, one of France’s best-known actors, has appeared in It’s Only the End of the World and Saint Laurent, the biopic of the French fashion designer.
On Tuesday, the actor was skiing in the Savoie region when he collided with another person.
He suffered severe brain trauma and was airlifted to a hospital in Grenoble, where he died the next day.
The other skier was not hospitalized, and an investigation is now underway.
The news of his death came just a day after the trailer for Moon Knight, in which he stars as Midnight Man, was released online.
Born on November 25, 1984, in Boulogne-Billancourt, Ulliel is best known for portraying the young Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal Rising and fashion mogul Yves Saint Laurent in the biopic Saint Laurent as well as being the face of the Chanel fragrance Bleu de Chanel.
He was nominated for a Cesar Award for Most Promising Actor in 2002 and 2003. In 2004, Ulliel won that award in A Very Long Engagement, which co-starred Audrey Tautou. In 2017, he won the Cesar Award for Best Actor for his role in Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the World. He also won two Lumiere Awards for Saint Laurent and 2003’s Summer Things.
He will play Midnight Man in the anticipated Moon Knight series, alongside Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke.
The actor had one son with a French model and singer Gaëlle Piétri.