Stars and heartbroken fans unite in grief as tributes paid to Gaspard Ulliel

TRIBUTES have poured in for talented French actor Gaspard Ulliel.

The Marvel actor – who stars in the upcoming Moon Knight series – tragically lost his life on Wednesday, January 19 in a skiing accident.

The talented French actor will be missed by many

The talented French actor will be missed by manyCredit: Avalon.red

Gaspard was only 37, and his tragic death has left his family, friends, co-stars and fans all heartbroken.

His successful acting career began at school, aged 12, going on to scoop his first major role in 2007, aged 25.

This was his no other than Hannibal Rising, where he played the titular role.

In 2014 Gaspard then played the infamous fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent in the film Saint Laurent.

The star had also filmed the upcoming Marvel and Disney Plus series Moon Night, where he played the leading role of Midnight Man.

Kind words and thoughtful tributes have been made since the actor’s death was announced.

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A spokesperson for Disney said: “We are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic passing of our friend and colleague Gaspard Ulliel.

“Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this time.”

French director Xavier Dolan, who had previously worked with Gaspard, posted a tribute to his pal in French.

Translated, it reads: “It’s unbelievable, absurd, and so painful to even think of writing these words.

Your discreet laugher, your caring gaze. Your scar. Your talent. Your listening skill. Your whispers, your kindness. All these personality traits that emanated from a shining softness.”

The heartbreaking message ends: “Your whole being transformed my life, a being that loved deeply and that I will always love. I can’t say anything more. I feel drained, shaken by your (death).”

The Prime Minister of France, Jean Castex, has also paid tribute to the actor.

He wrote on his Twitter: “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 no longer see his most beautiful interpretations. We have lost a French actor.”

Gaspard lost his life aged only 37

Gaspard lost his life aged only 37Credit: BackGrid

Gaspard Ulliel dead at 37 – Marvel’s Moon Knight and Hannibal Rising star dies in horror skiing accident