The actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for his interpretation of Yves Saint-Laurent on the screen and Caesarized in 2017 for Just the end of the world, died Wednesday January 19 at the age of 37, after being the victim of a skiing accident, announced his family in a press release sent to AFP by his agent. “Victim of a skiing accident, Gaspard Ulliel died”, says this brief press release.
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Tuesday shortly before 4 p.m., a skier had been transported by helicopter to the Grenoble University Hospital after colliding with another skier at the intersection of two blue slopes, according to a spokesperson for the resort.
The seriously injured skier was actor Gaspard Ulliel, Albertville prosecutor Anne Gaches confirmed to AFP. An investigation was opened and entrusted to the CRS Alpes, the prosecution also indicated.
César for best hope in 2005 and best actor in 2017
Revealed at 19 in The Lost by André Téchiné alongside Emmanuelle Béart, his interpretation of a First World War soldier in A long engagement Sunday by Jean-Pierre Jeunet won him the César for best male hope in 2005.
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This son of two stylists also played the famous couturier Yves Saint-Laurent in the biopic directed by Bertrand Bonello in 2014, three years before being Caesarized for his role in Just the end of the world by Xavier Dolan.
Also leading an international career, he was soon to star in the Marvel series moon knight, broadcast on the Disney + platform.