Timothée Chalamet got his first role, Law & Order, at the age of 13. Then, he had roles in indie movies such as True Deception, One and Two, and Miss Stevens.
His first big role was in 2014 when he played the young version of Tom in Interstellar directed by Christopher Nolan.
2017 is his breakthrough. He became a soldier in Hostiles and a high school teenager in Lady Bird. After that, he got a leading role as Elio in Call Me by Your Name.
From this movie, he received considerable backlash. He got nominations for the Best Actor in the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Oscar.
He continued expanding his wings and acting skills by taking an important role in the drama Beautiful Boy, The King, and the famous adaptation movie, Little Women.
- Full name: Timothée Hal Chalamet
- Stage name: Timothée Chalamet
- Nickname: Timo, Timmy, Lil Timmy Tim
- Born: December 27, 1995, in New York City, New York, United States
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Jewish
- Profession: Actor
- Education: New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study
- Hobbies: Playing soccer, listening to music, and traveling.
- Parents: Marc Chalamet (Father) and Nicole Flender (Mother)
- Sibling: Pauline Chalamet
- Girlfriend: Eiza González
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- Timothée’s name pronunciation is tim-o-tay.
- He has a Chinese nickname called Tian Cha or Sweet Tea.
- His mother is of Russian and Austrian ancestry. Meanwhile, his father is of French and English descent.
- Timmy’s grandfather, Harold Flender, was a screenwriter.
- Due to his mixed parents, Chalamet holds dual citizenship in France and the United States.
- One of the actors that influences Chalamet is Joaquin Phoenix.
- When he was interviewed by Harry Styles in i-D, he said that he wears nothing in bed!
- He can speak English and French.
- He has a strong friendship with Saoirse Ronan since Lady Bird.
- Chalamet plays guitar.
- He also learns to speak Italian and plays piano for Call Me by Your Name.
- Timmy dated Madonna’s daughter Lourdes Leon when he was in high school.
- Chalamet went to the same school as Ansel Elgort, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
- While at this school, he pursued a rap career and used the name Lil Timmy Tim.
- At 17 years old, he attended Columbia University majoring in cultural anthropology for a year. Yet, Chalamet moved to New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, so he could freely pursue his acting career.
- He got the NYFCC’s Best Actor prize for Call Me by Your Name in 2017. Timothée became the youngest winner!
- When he was 22, he was nominated for Best Actor in Oscar 2018 for Call Me by Your Name. He becomes the youngest Oscar nominees in history!
- After being honored by the award, Timothée mentioned that he actually was auditioned for Spider-Man: Homecoming.
- If Chalamet were British, Christopher Nolan would have considered casting him in Dunkirk!
- In 2018, he said he would donate his money from his work in A Rainy Day in New York from anti-sexual harassment organizations. Those are Time’s Up, RAINN, and the New York LGBT Center.
- In Beautiful Boy, Timothée plays a meth addict. Meanwhile, he becomes a drug dealer in Hot Summer Nights.
- Lily-Rose Depp is Timmy’s ex. They broke up in 2020 after dating for 2 years.
- Timothée Chalamet was among celebs joining Black Lives Matter demos in 2020.
- He is known for his emotional crying scene in Call Me by Your Name and The King.
- His net worth is around $10 Million.
1. His eyes express a lot! It proves how excellent his acting skills are
2. Wearing pink pants? Why not?
3. Timmy lays on the ground with a striped long sleeve shirt
4. Be careful with his gaze! It’s magnetic
5. Chalamet wears a Prada print sweater
Timothée Chalamet is a young and talented artist who never gives up on showing his true passion for acting.