American actor Timothée Chalamet, famous for his performance in Call Me by Your Name, may have Belarusian roots, kyky.org reports.
According to Wikipedia, the information about Chalamet’s family tree might actually be true. The encyclopedia confirms that Timothee’s mother, Nicole Flender, is an American of Jewish descent with roots in Minsk.
The Ethnicity of Celebs website reads, “Timothée’s maternal grandmother is Enid S. Rodman. Enid was born in New York, to Jewish parents from the Russian Empire, specifically Minsk.”
Chalamet himself was born in New York City’s Manhattan borough. He began his acting career in short films, before appearing in the TV drama series Homeland. He appeared in Christopher Nolan’s science-fiction film Interstellar.
The 23-year-old gained wider recognition for his lead role in romantic drama Call Me by Your Name. The latter earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor, making him the third-youngest nominee in the category.
Among other Timothée’s significant projects are a collaboration with Woody Allen in his romantic comedy A Rainy Day in New York movie, and his role as King Henry V in the period drama The King.
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