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Timothee Chalamet

From Theater Kid to Critically Acclaimed Star

Timothée Chalamet became a household name through his roles in Call Me by Your Name, Lady Bird, and Little Women.
Born in New York City, Chalamet scored his first acting role in 2009 with a one-episode arc on Law & Order. He made the move to the big screen five years later.
Chalamet started snagging leading roles opposite A-listers such as Armie Hammer, Laurie Metcalf, and Steve Carell, and he picked up countless awards along the way.
In 2021, news broke that Chalamet was tapped to star in the origin story of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory character Willy Wonka. The movie debuted two years later.
[Wonka] was the most physically challenging project I’ve ever done,” he told Vanity Fair in December 2023.
Scroll below for a look back at Chalamet’s meteoric rise to the top.