‘Moon Knight’ actor Gaspard Ulliel has died aged 37 after a skiing accident in the French Alps
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, star of Hannibal rising and Marvel’s next moon knight series, died after a skiing accident in the French Alps.
Ulliel, 37, suffered serious head injuries after colliding with another skier on January 18 at the La Rosiere ski area in Savoie in France, reports France Bleu.
He was transported by helicopter to the Grenoble University Hospital.
He eventually succumbed to his head injuries, according to the AFP news agency.
The other skier involved in the collision was not hospitalized.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex paid tribute to the French actor on Twitter after the news broke.
“Gaspard Ulliel grew up with cinema, and cinema grew with him,” the tweet read. “They were madly in love.”
Many actors also joined in with their own tributes.
Ulliel was known for his roles in films such as Hannibal rising, Saint Laurent, A very long commitment and It’s only the end of the world.
Ulliel won a César, the French equivalent of an Oscar, for his role in It’s only the end of the world and was nominated several other times during his career.
He should appear in the Marvel series moon knight as the villainous Midnight Man in March.
Disney+ released the show’s first trailer on Monday.
The actor is survived by his partner, model Gaëlle Piétri, with whom he shares a 6-year-old son, according to Variety.