Timothée Chalamet: 13 Things You Don’t Know About The Call Me By Your Name Star

Timothee Chalamet, who stars in the highly praised Call Me By Your Name, is taking Hollywood by storm and he’s not stopping anytime soon. If you’re not familiar with him yet, get to it with the following 15 things.


1. His name has a unique pronunciation.

Timothee goes by a few nicknames including Timmy, Teemo, Timothy and Tim, but his name is really pronounced Timo-Tay. This is the French pronunciation of the name Timothy, which was taken from the bible.


2. He speaks French and learned how to speak Italian for Call Me By Your Name.

Having a French father, Timothee is fluent in the French language, and learnt to speak Italian while preparing for his role in Call Me By Your Name.


3. Showbiz runs in his family.

Timothee’s mother was a Broadway dancer, his sister Pauline is an actress living in Paris, his aunt is the television producer and writer Amy Lippman, and his grandfather is screenwriter Harold Flender, so it’s easy to see where Timothee gets his acting talent.


4. He’s big into social media.

Timothee is very active in social media, and if you can’t find him anywhere else on the internet, check his social media accounts for more information.


5. He is quite a rapper.

Back when he was in high school, Timothee had a passion for creating rap music and videos under the name “Timmy T,” and some of them were recently exposed when he was a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.


6. You may have seen him in some of your favorite movies and TV shows.

Timothee appeared as Matthew McConaughey’s son in Interstellar. He also starred in a few short films, like Men, Women & Children, Trooper, as well as having a role in Homeland.


7. He left college after a year to work with Matthew McConaughey.

In a chat for Interview magazine, Timothee told Matthew he dropped out of college his first year because it was drab compared to working on Interstellar.


8. He dated Madonna’s daughter Lourdes in high school.

Timothee dated Lourdes while they were both attending LaGuardia High School back in 2013. They were often spotted about town that year and were even seen kissing at an after party for Madonna’s EPIX documentary.


9. Call Me By Your Name isn’t the only Globe-nominated movie he’s starred this year.

Timothee also played Kyle Scheible in Lady Bird with another young standout star Saoirse Ronan. Call Me By Your Name received three nominations, while Lady Bird had four.


10. He’s a mixture of several A-list stars.

“Timothee is a young Christian Bale crossed with a young Daniel Day-Lewis with a sprinkle of young Leonardo DiCaprio.”” Lady Bird director Gerwig told GQ last November.


11. He’s kissed Selena Gomez.

The two are currently working together on Woody Allen’s latest project, A Rainy Day In New York, and were spotted kissing in the rain in New York City’s Central Park back in September. 


12. He has two film projects in the works.

If you are a fan of Timothee Chalamet, then you have something new to look forward to because he will have two new films released in 2018. The first is A Rainy Day In New York, and the second is a Drama called “Beautiful Boy”.


13. He and Armie Hammer have become best friends.

On multiple occasions, Timothee has claimed that their romance in the film has turned into a great friendship that they have to this day. And you can clearly see their lovable interactions during interviews.