15 dec 2023

Timothée Chalamet in 5 memorable TV appearances

Although the Franco-American actor Timothée Chalamet has become Hollywood’s darling within the last decade, the young man has also distinguished himself as a master of humor during his public appearances. As he stars in Wonka, released on December 13th, 2023, and in the soon-to-be-released in Dune, Part Two (2024), let’s take a look back at five of his best TV moments.

1. The day Timothée Chalamet played a rapper on Saturday Night Live

In Wonka, the audience has witnessed Timothée Chalamet singing and dancing. Yet, the film released on December 13th doesn’t mark the actor’s musical debut . When he was still at school, Timothée Chalamet rapped under the pseudonym Lil Timmy Tim. On the set of Saturday Night Live on November 12th, 2023, the magnetic actor starring in Call Me by Your Name (2017) embodied an adult version of his Timmy Tim character, stringing together rapper-style punchlines. What if Hollywood’s darling ended up in the music industry?

2. The day Timothée Chalamet imitated singer Troye Sivan on Saturday Night Live


In the midst of the international promotion of the film Wonka (2023), Timothée Chalamet was chosen to host the iconic TV show Saturday Night Live on November 12th, 2023. For the event, the Franco-American actor donned a white tank top and red boxer shorts to imitate singer Troye Sivan in the Got Me Started music video. The sequence obviously went viral on social media, with an audience of fans laughing.

3. The day Timothée Chalamet told the story of his dinner with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West on Jimmy Fallon’s talk show


In December 2019, as he was a guest on Jimmy Fallon’s famous talk show, Timothée Chalamet told an amusing story about a completely improbable dinner he had the honor of attending a few months earlier. Sitting next to rapper Kid Cudi – whom he greatly admires – to celebrate his birthday, the young actor was surprised to see Kanye West and his former partner Kim Kardashian enter the room. Timothée Chalamet also has close ties with the Kardashian family, as he is dating Kylie Jenner.

4. When Timothée Chalamet imitated Harry Styles on Saturday Night Live


In December 2020, Timothée Chalamet was a guest on Saturday Night Live, alongside American actress Ego Nwodim. The actor then immersed himself in the skin of singer Harry Styles for the duration of a hilarious sequence, mimicking the latter’s expressions and dress codes.

5. When Timothée Chalamet slipped into the skin of an elf baker on Saturday Night Live


In a parody of a baking show broadcast on Saturday Night Live, Timothée Chalamet appeared on screen wearing a strange elf pastry chef costume. Although he actually did bake a cake, the actor was eventually eliminated from the competition when the judges discovered his unconventional appearance…


Translation by Emma Naroumbo Armaing.