Biography

Name: Timothée Chalamet
Born: December 26, 1995
Birthplace: Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 2008–present

Timothée Chalamet (born December 26, 1995) is an American actor. Timothée made his feature film debut in Men, Women & Children (2014). He has appeared in various films including Interstellar, The Adderall Diaries and Miss Stevens. Timothée’s breakthrough role as the lead in the film Call Me by Your Name (2017) has received critical acclaim. Timothée starred in the Off-Broadway production, Prodigal Son (2016). He was nominated for a Drama League Award, and won the Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play.

Timothée was born and raised in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. He is the son of Nicole Flender, a Yale-graduated real estate broker, and Marc Chalamet, an editor for UNICEF. Timothée has an older sister Pauline, who is an actress.

In 2008, Timothée acted in two horror short films, Clown and Butcher’s Hill. As a child he appeared in various commercials. Timothée made his small screen debut on an episode of Law & Order (2009). Also in 2009, he had a small role in the television film Loving Leah.

In 2011, Timothée made his stage debut in the Off-Broadway production The Talls.

During 2012, Timothée had recurring roles in the USA Network series Royal Pains, and in the Showtime series Homeland.

Timothée made his feature film debut in a small role in Men, Women & Children (2014). Later in 2014, he had the role of Tom Cooper in Interstellar. He portrayed a younger version of the character Sam in the film Worst Friends (2014).

In 2015, Timothée co-starred in Andrew Droz Palermo’s fantasy-thriller film, One and Two. He portrayed a young Stephen Elliott in the crime-thriller The Adderall Diaries. His final role of 2015 was in the Christmas comedy Love the Coopers.

Timothée starred in the autobiographical play Prodigal Son as Jim Quinn, at the Manhattan Theatre Club. He received rave reviews for his performance and was nominated for his performance. Timothée won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play.

In 2016, Timothée co-starred in the independent film Miss Stevens (2016).

On May 23, 2016 it was announced that Timothée would star in the film adaption of Call Me by Your Name. After the world premiere at Sundance Film Festival (on January 22, 2017), Timothée received rave reviews for his performance.

Timothée’s second film of 2017, Hot Summer Nights, premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival. He received positive reviews, and the film will be released in cinemas in 2018. Timothée portrays Philippe DeJardin in Scott Cooper’s Hostiles (2017). He has a role as Kyle in Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut Lady Bird (2017).

Timothée has two upcoming projects, he will portray Nic Sheff in Beautiful Boy (2018), and will co-star in an upcoming untitled Woody Allen film.