Who is Gaspard Ulliel's girlfriend Gaelle Pietri? 'Moon Knight' star dies after skiing accident
Cesar Award-winning actor Gaspard Ullient dies at the age of 37 and is survived by his partner Gaelle Pietri and son Orso
Recently Marvel released the first look of its upcoming and highly anticipated series ‘Moon Knight’ starring Oscar Issac in the lead role. Social media was buzzing after the first look was released and was eagerly waiting for the series. However, the excitement has turned into mourning as one of the show’s pivotal stars, Gaspard Ulliel, has died at the age of 37.
The news of his untimely death was confirmed by his family. The family told AFP that the ‘Moon Knight’ star died after a tragic skiing accident in the Alps. According to reports, Ulliel was skiing in the Savoie region on Tuesday, January 18, when he collided with another person. The actor was immediately airlifted to the hospital and it was revealed that he suffered severe brain trauma after the accident. The talented French actor was declared dead on Jan 19.
Ulliel was one of the brightest talents of French cinema and won the Cesar Award for the category of Most Promising Actor in 2002 and 2003. In 2017, he won the César Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘It's Only the End of the World’. He also played the role of young Hannibal Lecter in the 2007 movie ‘Hannibal Rising’. As far as his personal life is concerned, he was in a relationship with model Gaelle Pietri and the couple also shared a child together.
So, let’s get to know more about Gaelle and how the couple met.
Who is Gaelle Pietri?
According to Gaelle’s Instagram profile, she was born and raised in Corsica, France and went to Paris. It was in the year 2004 when she entered the modeling world and signed a deal with Elite International. As soon as she signed a deal, she began working for several famous brands, including Garnier.
Due to tight work schedules and her popularity, she decided to drop out and only focus on her modeling career. Soon, she was seen doing photoshoots for various brands and magazines that made her a force to be reckoned with. Diesel, Carte Noire coffee, and Bourjois mascara are some of the big brands that she has worked with.
It is reported that the Cesar Award-winning actor and Pietri began their relationship in 2013. After two years of relationship, the duo announced that they are expecting their first child. In February 2016, the couple revealed that they have become proud parents of a baby boy named Orso.
The news of Ulliel’s death comes almost a week after the couple celebrated their child’s sixth birthday. Pietri shared a video on Instagram and wrote, “Six years already!!! Happy Birthday love of my life.”
Her Instagram profile is filled with adorable pictures of Ulliel, herself, and the entire family.
After his untimely death, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire shared a picture of Ulliel on his Twitter account and wrote, “French cinema has lost a great talent. Full of charm and energy.”
Le cinéma français perd un grand talent, plein de charme et d’énergie. pic.twitter.com/GMAAaI5UJW— Bruno Le Maire (@BrunoLeMaire) January 19, 2022
‘Moon Knight’ will be streaming exclusively on Disney+ on March 30.