French cinema greats pay tribute to actor Gaspard Ulliel who died in skiing accident

27/1/2022 5:30:00 PM

French cinema greats pay tribute to actor Gaspard Ulliel who died in skiing accident

French cinema greats pay tribute to actor Gaspard Ulliel who died in skiing accident

PARIS — Some of the greatest names in French cinema came together to pay a final tribute to their fellow star Gaspard Ulliel on Thursday (Jan 27), whose death last week aged 37 in a ski accident shocked the country.

At the entry to the church was a giant picture of Ulliel, cigarette defiantly clenched between his lips.Among those bearing the coffin into the church was the French actor Jeremie Renier, who played the partner of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Berge, in the 2014 bio-pic"Saint Laurent" in which Ulliel had the starring role.

Ulliel was already in the top rank of French actors, and gained international attention for his performance as the famous cannibal in"Hannibal Rising" in 2007.He also had a leading role as Midnight Man in the new Marvel TV series"Moon Knight" starring Oscar Isaac, which launches on Disney+ in March.

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