Gaspard UllielGaspard Ulliel (French pronunciation: [ɡaspaʁ yljɛl]; born 25 November 1984) is a French film actor. He began appearing in made-for-television films during the late 1990s and early 2000s, and then began to be known as a film actor in France, as well as starring in the title role in the thriller Hannibal Rising.
Life and career
Ulliel was born in Boulogne-Billancourt (a suburb in Paris) to a runway show producer mother and a stylist father He has a scar on his cheek as a result of a dog's scratch from when he attempted to ride the dog like a horse at the age of six. He says it increases his emotional acting abilities because it looks like a dimple. Ulliel attended the University of Saint-Denis, where he studied cinema. He began acting while he was still at school, appearing in Une Femme En Blanc, a film for French television. He also performed at the Cours Florent, where he was discovered by Les égarés director André Téchiné.
In 2007, he appeared on the cover of the January issue of French Vogue with Dutch supermodel Doutzen Kroes.
Ulliel is the current face of Longchamp, a French leather and luxury goods company, along with Kate Moss.
Ulliel was chosen as the face of Chanel for its new men's fragrance, Bleu de Chanel. The film for the campaign was directed by Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese and debuted in August 2010.
Ulliel was nominated for a César Award on the category Most Promising Actor in 2002 and 2003. In 2004, he won that award for his role in A Very Long Engagement, which co-starred Audrey Tautou.
|1997||Mission protection rapprochée||TV film|
|1998||Bonnes vacances||Joel||TV film|
|La bascule||Olivier Baron||TV film|
|Juliette||Nicolas Dastier||TV film|
|2000||Julien l'apprenti||14-year-old Julien||TV film|
|2001||Brotherhood of the Wolf||Louis|
|2004||The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea||Leon|
|A Very Long Engagement||Manech Langonnet|
|Le dernier jour||Simon|
|2006||Paris, je t'aime||Gaspard|
|2007||Jacquou le Croquant||Jacquou|
|Hannibal Rising||Hannibal Lecter|
|2008||Third Part of the World||François|
|Un barrage contre le Pacifique||Joseph|
|2009||Le Premier Cercle||Anton Malakian|
|The Vintner's Luck||Xas|
|2010||The Princess of Montpensier||Henri de Guise|
|Year||Television appearance||Role||Other notes|
|1999||Le refuge||Quentin||"La Finette"|
|2004||Navarro||Thierry Morlaas||"La Machination"|
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