Latest In

Breaking News

Moon Knight French Actor, Gaspard Ulliel Died After Ski Accident

Gaspard Ulliel, the star of "It's Only the End of the World" and Marvel's new "Moon Knight" series, died on Wednesday in a skiing accident in the French Alps.

Author:Hajra Shannon
Reviewer:Dexter Cooke
Jan 21, 2022
32.4K Shares
648.2K Views
According to his agent's office, French actor Gaspard Ulliel died Wednesday following a skiing accident in the Alps. He was recognized for appearing in Chanel perfume advertising as well as film and television appearances. He was 37 years old at the time.
Ulliel was taken to the hospital following the accident in the Savoie region's Rosiere ski slope on Tuesday, according to the Savoie prosecutor's office. Ulliel died on Wednesday, according to the actor's agent's office. There were no other specific details given.

How Did The Accident Happen

When the actor was skiing in the Savoie region, he collided with another skier at a slope junction. Ulliel was flown to a hospital in Grenoble by helicopter after colliding with another skier in the Alps' Savoie area, as he suffered from catastrophic head damage.
Multiple accidents have occurred in this region as a result of heavy snow and ice on the slopes, according to mountain police. The accident is being investigated by local authorities.

Was Gaspard Ulliel Wearing A Helmet At The Time Of Accident

Gaspard died on January 19 after spending a week in the hospital. Fans are still reeling from the shock of his untimely passing.
Many people have mentioned the need of taking safety precautions while skiing, such as wearing a helmet. Was one on Gaspard's person? Helmets are not required to be worn while skiing or snowboarding in France, however they are strongly recommended.
Gaspard, on the other hand, was not wearing any headgear. According to a person familiar with the investigation, the actor "was not wearing a safety helmet at the time."
Gaspard ulliel wearing a black coat
Gaspard ulliel wearing a black coat

Death After Moon Knight Trailer

Ulliel's death comes only one day after the teaser for Marvel's "Moon Knight" was released, a new television show starring Ulliel, Oscar Isaac, and Ethan Hawke due to broadcast in March. 17.5 million people have seen the trailer. Despite the fact that Ulliel had previously performed in American films, "Moon Knight" would have provided him with one of his greatest audiences to date.

Gaspard Ulliel Biography

Ulliel, who was born just outside of Paris in 1984, began acting at the age of 11 and gained international fame for his role as a young Hannibal in 2007's Hannibal Rising.
In 2017, he received the Cesar Award for Best Actor for his portrayal in It's Only the End of the World, alongside Marion Cotillard and Lea Seydoux. He earned most promising actor in 2005 for his role in the World War One drama A Very Long Engagement, in which Audrey Tautou also appeared.
Saint Laurent, one of two biopics on Yves Saint Laurent released in 2014, was one of the films competing for the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival that year. Ulliel was hailed for his performance, but he lost out to Pierre Niney, the star of the competing film Yves Saint Laurent, at the Cesar Awards.
Gaspard ulliel is standing in a blue jacket with hands on a table while crowd of photographers sit in the back
Gaspard ulliel is standing in a blue jacket with hands on a table while crowd of photographers sit in the back
From stunned fans to the halls of power, tributes flooded in. "Gaspard Ulliel grew up with film and cinema grew up with him," French Prime Minister Jean Castex stated in a tweet. They were enamoured with one other."
The event brought back thoughts of Formula One legend Michael Schumacher's head injury in a ski accident in Meribel, France, in 2013, just 50 kilometres (30 miles) from where Ulliel was skiing.
Jump to
Hajra Shannon

Hajra Shannon

Author
Hajra Shannona is a highly experienced journalist with over 9 years of expertise in news writing, investigative reporting, and political analysis. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Columbia University and has contributed to reputable publications focusing on global affairs, human rights, and environmental sustainability. Hajra's authoritative voice and trustworthy reporting reflect her commitment to delivering insightful news content. Beyond journalism, she enjoys exploring new cultures through travel and pursuing outdoor photography
Dexter Cooke

Dexter Cooke

Reviewer
Dexter Cooke is an economist, marketing strategist, and orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years of experience crafting compelling narratives that resonate worldwide. He holds a Journalism degree from Columbia University, an Economics background from Yale University, and a medical degree with a postdoctoral fellowship in orthopedic medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dexter’s insights into media, economics, and marketing shine through his prolific contributions to respected publications and advisory roles for influential organizations. As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive knee replacement surgery and laparoscopic procedures, Dexter prioritizes patient care above all. Outside his professional pursuits, Dexter enjoys collecting vintage watches, studying ancient civilizations, learning about astronomy, and participating in charity runs.
Latest Articles
Popular Articles