Who is Timothee Chalamet?
Timothee Chalamet (born December 27, 1995) is an American actor. He has received several accolades throughout his career, including nominations for an Academy Award, three BAFTA Film Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, four Screen Actors Guild Awards, and four Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.
Chalamet began his acting career in short films and commercials, before appearing in the television drama series Homeland in 2012. Two years later, he made his feature film debut in the comedy-drama Men, Women & Children and subsequently appeared in the science-fiction film Interstellar.
Timothee Chalamet shares first look at himself as Willy Wonka
Timothee Chalamet has given fans a first look at himself in character as Willy Wonka from an upcoming Charlie And The Chocolate Factory prequel film.
The actor will play a young version of the chocolate factory owner in Wonka, which is set to be released in 2023.
Chalamet shared a photo of himself on the set of the film on his social media pages earlier today (October 10). He’s seen wearing a brown top hat, with a burgundy coat and scarf. In a second, close-up photo posted on Instagram, a hand could be seen reaching for a brass knob attached to a tiny present box on the top of a staff.
The suspense is terrible,” he captioned his Instagram post. “I hope it will last…
Timothee Chalamet Biography, Wiki
Timothee Chalamet was born in Manhattan, to Nicole Flender, a real estate broker and dancer, and Marc Chalamet, a UNICEF editor. His mother, who is from New York, is Jewish, of Russian Jewish and Austrian Jewish descent.
His father, who is from Nîmes, France, is of French and English ancestry. He is the brother of actress Pauline Chalamet, a nephew of director Rodman Flender, and a grandson of screenwriter Harold Flender.
He grew up in an artistic family, appearing in commercials and the New York theatre scene, and attending the LaGuardia High School of Music, Art and Performing Arts, where his classmate and friend was actor Ansel Elgort (the two later received their first Golden Globe nominations in the same year, 2017). For a time, Timothée also attended Columbia University.
|Full Name||Timothée Hal Chalamet|
|Born||December 27, 1995 (age 25)|
New York City, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
New York University
|Relatives||Pauline Chalamet (sister)|
Rodman Flender (uncle)
Amy Lippman (aunt)
Timothee Chalamet Career
Timothee Chalamet made his film debut in 2014, as a high school student in Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children (2014) and Matthew McConaughey’s character’s teenage son in Interstellar (2014). He subsequently had sizable roles in several indie films, playing the younger version of writer Stephen Elliott in The Adderall Diaries (2015), the male lead, Zac, in the drama One and Two (2015), and Billy in the road trip drama Miss Stevens (2016).
On stage, he has appeared in the plays The Talls, by Anna Kerrigan, and John Patrick Shanley’s autobiographical Prodigal Son, while on television, he has had a minor role in the film Loving Leah (2009), a big part in Law & Order (1990), and meatier roles on the shows Royal Pains (2009) and Homeland (2011), among other work.
He broke out in 2017, appearing in notable supporting roles, as a soldier in the western Hostiles (2017) and a high school crush of the title character in Lady Bird (2017), and in a leading role as Elio, an Italian Jewish seventeen-year-old who romances his father’s older assistant, played by Armie Hammer, in the Luca Guadagnino drama Call Me by Your Name (2017). Timothee’s role as Elio received significant critical acclaim, and he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, Drama, and won many critics’ groups’ awards for Best Actor of the Year.
In 2018, he starred as Nic Sheff, who suffers from substance abuse problems, in the drama Beautiful Boy (2018). In 2019, he will headline the Woody Allen comedy A Rainy Day in New York (2019), with Selena Gomez, plays Henry V of England, King from 1413 to 1422, in the historical drama The King (2019), and embody love interest, Laurie, in Greta Gerwig’s take on Little Women (2019).
Timothee Chalamet School and Education
Chalamet attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, the Manhattan school that inspired the movie and TV show Fame. Chalamet took his school’s performing arts focus into other classes, such as when he made a rap video — as “Lil’ Timmy Tim” — about statistics.
Ansel Elgort was one of Chalamet’s high school classmates; on one red carpet, Chalamet and Elgort each said the other was more popular in school. Their drama teacher told Vanity Fair, “They were both like rock stars in a way, in a school full of rock stars. Everybody recognized them as being particularly gifted.”
After graduating, Chalamet spent a year at Columbia University. However, while talking to McConaughey for Interview magazine, Chalamet admitted he “floundered” there because it was difficult to return to the strictures of school after getting to make movies. Chalamet also set up his own major at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Chalamet is now navigating a breakthrough career; as he told GQ magazine in 2017, “All this stuff’s very new — I’m trying to keep a journal and really remember this time of my life. It feels special.”
Timothee Chalamet Family
Chalamet grew up in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen. His French father was an editor who worked for Unicef, while his American mother was a dancer and Broadway performer. A young Chalamet developed an enthusiasm for everything from Broadway plays to sports. Growing up, he spent summers in France with his family.
Chalamet’s older sister, Pauline, is also an actress. He has many other family ties to showbiz — aunt Amy Lippman is a producer and writer whose projects include Party of Five and Masters of Sex; uncle Rodman Flender works as a TV director; and his grandfather was screenwriter and novelist Harold Flender. In addition to his family, Chalamet has credited the time he was 12 and saw Heath Ledger’s performance as the Joker in The Dark Knight with him wanting to become an actor.
Timothee Chalamet Love Life
In 2013, Timothée Chalamet was in a relationship with Lourdes Leon, the daughter of pop icon Madonna. She was his high school classmate and they appeared together in a school production of ‘Sweet Charity’.
Following renewed sexual assault allegations against Woody Allen in the wake of the #MeToo movement in October 2017, he told media that he would not accept profits from his upcoming film with the director. By announcing to donate his salary to the Time’s Up initiative against harassment and assault, LGBT Center of New York, and RAINN, he became the most high-profile male actor to publicly disavow Allen.
Timothee Chalamet Awards
Timothée Chalamet has been nominated for an ‘Academy Award for Best Actor’ for his performance in ‘Call Me by Your Name’ and is a strong contender for the honor. He has also received nominations for ‘BAFTA’, ‘Golden Globe’, ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’, and ‘Critics’ Choice Movie Award’ for the role.
For his performance in ‘Lady Bird’, he received nominations for a ‘SAG Award’ and a ‘Critics’ Choice Movie Award’.
Timothee Chalamet FAQ’s
Who is Timothee Chalamet?
Timothee Hal Chalamet (born December 27, 1995) is an American actor. He has received several accolades throughout his career, including nominations for an Academy Award, three BAFTA Film Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, four Screen Actors Guild Awards, and four Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.
How old is Timothee Chalamet?
Currently, Timothee Chalamet is 25 years old.