Actor Gaspard Ulliel dies at 37 after a skiing accident
french actor Gaspard Ulliel passed away this Wednesday at the age of 37, one day after having suffered a ski accident that kept him hospitalized in a state of maximum gravity, confirmed the French press.
The chain 'BFM TV', which advanced the news, confirms that the double winner of the César award could not recover from the severe head trauma after a crash with another skier at the La Rosière resort, in the French Alps, where he was recovered by helicopter and transferred to the Grenoble hospital.
The Albertville District Attorney has opened a investigation to clarify the causes of the accident on a track in Savoy.
In a brief statement to the media, his agent confirmed that Ulliel died this Wednesday "victim of a ski accident", when he was enjoying one of his great passions on a blue slope, a name given to those of low or medium level.
The actor He has a six-year-old son with model Gaëlle Pietri., which a few days ago I shared in Instagram a photo skiing with the little one.
Born in 1984, the interpreter received the César for Best Newcomer at the age of 21 for his performance in Jean-Pierre Jeunet's 'Long Sunday Engagement', where he worked alongside Audrey Tautou and Marion Cotillard. Again in 2017 he was awarded, this time with the César for best actor, for his role in the film by Canadian Xavier Dolan, 'Only the end of the world'.
It was one of the French actors with the greatest international career, thanks to films like 'Hannibal, the origin of evil', where he put himself in the shoes of the murderer Hannibal Lecter in his younger years, previously embodied in the trilogy of the 90s by Anthony Hopkins.
The series is pending release Marvel 'Caballero Luna' ('Moon knight'), in which Ulliel participated.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex lamented on Wednesday the tragic loss of the young actor. "From now on we will see with our hearts in our fists his most beautiful performances and his particular look. We are losing a French actor," Castex said in Twitter.