Gaspard Ulliel Dies After Fatal Skiing Accident Collision

The young French actor Gaspard Ulliel, the face of Chanel’s Perfume “Bleu” advertising and famous for his portrayal of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent in a 2014 biopic YSL, and also as the young Hannibal Lector in the prequel “Hannibal Rising” in the Thomas Harris series of novels; has died at the age of only 37 following a skiing accident in which it is believed he was involved in a collision whilst skiing in the Alps, it was revealed by French media today.

He had been on life-support following the accident on Tuesday.

Ulliel, who won a French Cesar award for best actor for his role in “It’s Only the End of the World,” a film by director Xavier Dolan in 2017, was the face of the Bleu de Chanel men’s fragrance.

“French cinema is losing a huge talent, full of charm and energy,” French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire posted on Twitter.

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