Timothée Hal Chalamet was born in New York City and grew up in Manhattan Plaza, a federally subsidized residential built for performance artists. Born to a mother who is a former Broadway dancer and to a father who is an editor, Timothée Chalamet lived in France during his childhood summer holidays with his paternal grandparents. Although Timothée Chalamet described this diversity of cultures as a problem, it contributed to his on-screen presence.
Heath Ledger's performance in “The Dark Knight” inspired Timothée Chalamet and dedicated himself to his acting career. Timothée Chalamet, who appeared on the stage in school musicals during his art high school years, took part in some commercials and short movies. He made his television debut in 2009 by starring in an episode of the TV series “Law & Order”. Having his stage debut in 2011, Timothée Chalamet appeared in eight episodes of the TV series “Homeland”.
Timothée Chalamet, who made his film debut in 2014 with “Men, Women & Children”, starred in “Interstellar” directed by Christopher Nolan in the same year. Performing in many successive productions, Timothée Chalamet gave life to the character of Elio in the movie “Call Me by Your Name” in 2017 and became a world-renowned name. He was nominated for an Oscar for this performance.
Timothée Chalamet, who starred in “A Rainy Day in New York”, a Woody Allen production in 2019, appeared as Zeffirelli in “The French Dispatch” in 2021. In the same year, he gave a magnificent performance as Paul Atreides in the movie “Dune”. Another production he took part in the same year was “Don't Look Up”, one of the most popular movies of the year.
Notes from Timothée Chalamet's career
Timothée Chalamet has appeared in five movies that have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. These movies are “Call Me by Your Name” (2017), “Lady Bird” (2017), “Little Women” (2019), “Dune” (2021), and “Don't Look Up” (2021).