Timothée Chalamet is the idol of the moment. Let's face it, without delay and with sincerity. After the great success of Call me with your name, now all the fans follow him carefully and wait for his new job, both for the big and the small screen. It was also the case for The King – Il Re, the Netflix movie that debuted in recent days on the American online streaming service and which we, of course, already reviewed.
But we know that not everyone has had the opportunity to see Timothée Chalamet at work or are curious to discover some more details about his private or work life. Here is therefore a special with 10 curiosity about the young protagonist of The King – The King .
Everything we know about Timothée Chalamet
He is an American citizen
Hands up whoever thought he was French. Timothée Hal Chalamet, this is his full name at the registry office, he was actually born in Manhattan from mom Nicole who makes the profession real estate broker and dad Marc editor at UNICEF
And 'a mixture of nationalities
His mother is from New York but actually Jewish, with Russian descendants and Austrian. His father is from Nîmes (France) but has both French and English ancestors.
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He has art in his blood
Timothée is not the only artist in the family. His sister Pauline is an actress, and is the nephew of director Rodman Flender, screenwriter Harold Flender and writer, producer and director Amy Lippman.
Active on social media
Also l actor of The King – The King is active on social network. It is possible to follow him on both Instagram and Twitter.
He speaks many languages
Being American, Timothée speaks English fluently , but knows very well too French because his father was born in France and he himself spent many summers in this country with his family. However, the actor also knows Italian; in a recent interview he declared:
For work I was in Italy for three months (NDR during the filming of Chiamami with your name) and I learned Italian, piano and guitar. I already knew how to speak French, but being in Italy I also learned Italian.
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He was a classmate of Ansel Elgort
Yes, they were schoolmates as both Timothée and Ansel attended LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts of New York
Sometimes it went wrong …
Not all hearings went well. Timothée has indeed supported the audition for the role of Spider-Man in Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War (2016) then obtained from Tom Holland. Regarding this audition, the actor confessed to having read the script twice, but to have abandoned it because of panic.
Timothée did the audition also for the role of Patrick in Manchester by the Sea (2016), but the role then went to Lucas Hedges .
It has many nicknames
It will be a little longish for the name, but Timothée has several nicknames. According to IMDB.com it is often called Teemo, Timmy, Tim, Timmy T or Lil Timmy Tim.
Put your heart at rest because the young American actor is engaged to Lily Rose Depp , the French-American actress daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis. In the past Timothée attended Lourdes Leon , Madonna's daughter with whom remained on good terms.
He was a big fan of Heath Ledger
It was Heath Ledger and his superb performance in The Dark Knight – The Dark Knight (2008) to inspire Timothée to pursue an acting career