GASPARD ULLIEL DEAD. French actor Gaspard Ulliel died on Wednesday January 19, 2022 from his injuries after a very serious skiing accident on Tuesday. He was 37 years old…
- Gaspard Ulliel died on Wednesday January 19, 2022. He was 37 years old. He leaves behind his partner, Gaëlle Pietri and their 6-year-old son.
- The actor had been the victim the day before of a serious skiing accident on a blue run in the ski resort of La Rosière. He had indeed hit another skier at the intersection of two blue slopes. Gaspard Ulliel was not equipped with a helmet, said Le Dauphiné Libéré.
- Discovered unconscious by the emergency services in a condition considered serious, he was then transported by helicopter to the Grenoble University Hospital. Seriously injured, Gaspard Ulliel suffered from a head trauma and his vital prognosis was engaged when he was taken care of by the emergency services.
- Gaspard Ulliel was a French actor recognized as one of the most gifted of his generation. Revealed in “Embrace who you want” by Michel Blanc, he won the César for best male hope in 2005 for “A long engagement Sunday”. He then multiplied the roles, appearing as the Duke of Guise in “La Princesse de Montpensier” (2010) or Yves Saint Laurent (“Saint Laurent”, 2014). He obtained his second César in 2017, that of the best actor this time, for his score in “Juste la fin du monde”. The 37-year-old actor will be appearing in the Marvel series “Moon Knight” from March 30, 2022.
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The death of Gaspard Ulliel has led to a wave of tributes on social networks, as his death was brutal and unexpected. Roselyne Bachelot, Minister of Culture, tweeted following this sad news: “His sensitivity and the intensity of his acting made Gaspard Ulliel an exceptional actor. Cinema today loses an immense talent.”
Gaspard Ulliel was on vacation when he suffered a skiing accident. He was probably accompanied by his family. His partner, Gaëlle Pietri, is a model. They have been dating since 2013. Together, they had a son, born in 2016. Gaëlle Pietri had posted on Instagram six days earlier a video of their little boy during this ski vacation.
The death of Gaspard Ulliel would have been caused after a collision with another skier on the La Rosière area. According to Le Dauphine Libéré, the other skier emerged unscathed from the accident and was not hospitalized. He was still there when paramedics arrived. The CRS of the Alps, in charge of the investigation, must question him soon on the circumstances of the tragedy.
After Gaspard Ulliel’s accident on Tuesday, an investigation was opened by the Albertville prosecutor’s office and entrusted to the CRS des Alpes. These are witnesses who would have warned the runway service after the collision, we learned from Le Dauphine Libéré. The director of the ski area told the regional media that psychological support has been put in place for the service of the slopes, as is usually the case in the context of other serious accidents on the area.
According to new information on the course of Gaspard Ulliel’s accident communicated by Le Dauphiné Libéré, the actor was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. Quoting the director of the Savoie ski area, the place where the collision took place was “not dangerous”.
Gaspard Ulliel was one of the most talented actors of his generation. Aged only 37, he had already received two Césars: in 2005, he received the prize for best male hope for his score for the film “A long engagement Sunday” by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. After a nomination for the film “Saint-Laurent” in 2015, he received the César for best actor two years later for “Juste la fin du monde”.