Many personalities have expressed their sadness after the announcement of the death of actor Gaspard Ulliel at the age of 37 following a skiing accident.
The Minister of Culture, Roselyne Bachelot, hailed an “exceptional actor”. “Cinema today is losing immense talent,” she adds in particular.
His sensitivity and the intensity of his acting made Gaspard Ulliel an exceptional actor. The cinema today loses an immense talent.
I send my condolences to his loved ones and my loving thoughts to all who mourn him today. pic.twitter.com/ro4VYhwY2B
— Roselyne Bachelot (@R_Bachelot) January 19, 2022
Prime Minister Jean Castex was one of the first to react on Twitter, stressing that the actor had “grown up with cinema and cinema grew with him”. “It is with a heavy heart that we will now see his most beautiful interpretations and meet this certain look,” he continues.
Gaspard Ulliel grew up with cinema and cinema grew with him. They loved each other madly.
It is with a heavy heart that we will now see his most beautiful interpretations and meet this certain look.
We are losing a French actor. pic.twitter.com/pAi7Do3FIU
— Jean Castex (@JeanCASTEX) January 19, 2022
“French cinema mourns one of its talents, who left so young, so unjustly,” writes the deputy for the North (PCF), Fabien Roussel.
The public had discovered him in “Embrace who you want”, which had earned him the César for best hope.
French cinema mourns one of its talents, who left so young, so unfairly.
My most affectionate thoughts to the family and loved ones of Gaspard Ulliel. https://t.co/6AkiZ7qSq1
— Fabien Roussel (@Fabien_Roussel) January 19, 2022
For Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, deputy for Essonne and president of the Debout la France party, Gaspard Ulliel “knew how to make French cinema shine throughout the world”.
Tragic disappearance of Gaspard ULLIEL, talented 37-year-old actor, who knew how to make French cinema shine throughout the world.
My deepest condolences to his loved ones. pic.twitter.com/JCaofpEisH
— N. Dupont-Aignan (@dupontaignan) January 19, 2022