Timothee Chalamet whose full name is Timothée Hal Chalamet was born on December 27, 1995, in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. He is a Hollywood actor.
In preparation to be the man he is today, Timothee had his elementary education at PS 87 William T. Sherman School before he did the selective Delta program at MS 54 Booker T. Washington Middle School. He was later accepted into Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and there, he fell in love with acting, throwing away his childhood dream of becoming a professional soccer player.
Upon his graduation from high school in 2013, Timothee Chalamet enrolled at Columbia University for a year, majoring in cultural anthropology, but eventually transferred to New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study to pursue an acting career.
Before his encounter with fame, the talented actor featured in several advertorials as a child and acted in two horror short films before making his television debut on an episode of the series, Law & Order (2009), acting the role of a murder victim. As an upcoming actor, the young man appeared in a lot of films, including Instellar (2014), Men, Women & Children (2015), One & Two (2015), Love the Coopers (2015). He also appeared on the hit television show, Homeland, alongside Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, and Damian Lewis.
In 2016 he played a lead role in John Patrick Shanley’s autobiographical play Prodigal Son at Manhattan Theatre Club. Following a top-notch performance, Timothee won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play in addition to being nominated for the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance.
Timothee Chalamet became a star in his own right for his role as Private Philippe DeJardin in a 2017 American Western film, Hostiles and also for his supporting roles in the film Lady Bird which was a huge critical and commercial success. His role as Kyle Scheible was greatly applauded for his outstanding performance however, he got his major breakthrough in the industry after he played the character of Elio Perlman in Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me by Your Name. With this, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, becoming the third-youngest nominee in the category.
With his rise in the movie industry, the talented young man has continued to do what he loves best, getting better every day.
Sister and Family Facts
Timothee Chalamet is the son of Nicole Flender (mother) and Marc Chalamet (father). His mother, an American former Broadway dancer, also worked as a real estate broker while his father (a French) was an editor for UNICEF. His father and mother are of the Protestant and Jewish religious sect.
Before Timothee made his way into the entertainment industry, some of his extended family members from his mother’s side, were already there, including his mother’s sister, Amy Lippman, a television producer/writer and brother, Rodman Flender, a filmmaker who directed episodes of Suburgatory, Finding Carter, Super Fun Night and Scream. His maternal grandfather, Harold Flender, was also a screenwriter while his maternal grandmother, Enid Flender is a former Broadway dancer.
He has an older sister, Pauline Chalamet, who is also an actress but lives in Paris. She is popular for the movie, Between Fear and Laughter (a movie written and directed by her in 2016), Agnès et Milane (2017) and The Group Chat (2018).
Although Timothee was born and bred in America, the young chap speaks French fluently being the son of a French man.
Is Timothee Chalamet Gay, Who is The Girlfriend
A lot of people have asked about Timothee’s sexuality because he played the role of a gay man in Call Me By Your Name, not considering the fact that he has also acted a number of straight characters, including Kyle in Lady Bird. Even though he has never commented about his sexual preference, it is believed that he is straight.
Chalamet previously dated Lourdes Leon, the daughter of the music icon and pop queen, Madonna, beginning from 2013 until sometime in 2017 when their relationship went sour. According to the actor, they are still on good terms. The two were said to have met in New York City (NYC) while attending La Guardia High School.
In 2018, there were rumors that Timothee Chalamet and Lily Rose Depp, daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, were in a romantic relationship. The young stars are co-actors in the Netflix upcoming drama, The King, in which Chalamet plays the role of a young Henry V and Lily acts as Princess Catherine. The drama was released in late 2019.
Speculations about the actors started after the duo were spotted in NYC cozying up and walking with their arms around each other during a stroll and grabbing a cup of coffee together. They were eventually seen kissing in the rain, indirectly confirming that they have taken their co-star relationship to a romantic level.
However, the love chemistry between the two died down and Chalamet Timothée and Miss Depp went their separate ways. However, Timothee seems to have moved on as he’s been spotted kissing another woman, Eiza González who is a Mexican actress.