06:48 PM EDT 12/17/2014
Originally posted 03/23/2010 09:25AM
He manages to combine the smoldering dark looks of Orlando Bloom and a young Johnny Depp, but with a distinct French twist – making it safe to say that Gaspard Ulliel should be as welcome on American shores as that other Gallic gift, the Statue of Liberty.
Featured in a New York Times spring fashion spread, Ulliel, 25, already boasts a César award (France's Oscar) as most promising newcomer – a distinction he won back when he was only 20.
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