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Gaspard Ulliel: French actor who played a young Hannibal Lecter dies at 37

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Gaspard Ulliel

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Gaspard Ulliel plays Midnight Man in the Marvel Moon Knight series that premieres in a few months.

French actor Garspard Ulliel, best known for playing a young Hannibal Lecter and fashion mogul Yves Saint Laurent, died Wednesday after suffering a skiing accident in the French Alps on Tuesday, his family confirmed.

The news of his death comes just one day after the trailer for Moon Knight (“Moon Knight”), the new Marvel television series in which Ulliel plays Anton Mogart (known as Midnight Man) and which premieres next March.

The 37-year-old actor, one of France’s best known, also starred in It’s Only the End of the World (“It’s just the end of the world”), for which he won a César (the French equivalent of an Oscar) for best actor in 2017.

Ulliel was skiing in the Savoie region of the French Alps on Tuesday when he collided with another person.

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