TIMOTHEE CHALAMET (Nic Sheff) was nominated for an Academy
Award for Best Actor
for his critically acclaimed performance as Elio in Luca Guadagnino's
Oscar-nominated film Call Me By Your Name, making him the youngest Best Actor
nominee since 1939. Written by James Ivory and based on the 2007 novel by Andre Aciman, the drama was released by Sony Pictures Classics
in the fall of 2017.
Chalamet also received Best Actor nominations for Screen Actors Guild, Golden
Globe and BAFTA
awards, while winning Independent Spirit, New York Film Critics and Los Angeles
Film Critics honors. He
was also recognized for his breakthrough performance by the National Board of
Review, won the Gotham
Award for Breakout Actor, and was nominated for the EE BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Chalamet also starred in Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird, opposite Saoirse Ronan,
and shared in a SAG
Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
Chalamet is currently filming The King, directed by David Michod (Animal
Kingdom). Co-written by
Joel Edgerton and Michod, the film is based on the Shakespeare plays "Henry IV,
Parts I and II)" and
"Henry V," in which a young disgraced prince Hal (Chalamet) inherits the crown
at a turbulent time in
English history and must learn what it means to be a king, guided by his one
true friend, Falstaff
Chalamet's upcoming and recent film credits include Hot Summer Nights, for
director Elijah Bynum,
and Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York, opposite Elle Fanning and Selena
Gomez. Additional film
credits include Scott Cooper's Hostiles, opposite Christian Bale; Christopher
Nolan's Interstellar; Julia Hart's
Miss Stevens; and Jason Reitman's Men, Women & Children.
In 2016 Chalamet received Drama League and Clive Barnes award nominations as
well as the
Lucille Lortel Award for Best Actor for his performance in the world premiere of
John Patrick Shanley's
play "Prodigal Son." The actor was first noticed in the second season
of Showtime's "Homeland," opposite
Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.
Chalamet currently resides in New York City.