Who is Pauline Chalamet?
Pauline Chalamet was born in New York City, USA on 25 January 1992 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress, film writer and director, who’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of Marion in the 2019 short comedy movie “Adulting”, written and directed by Ania Gauer, and in which she starred alongside Dylan Raffin and Gunnar DeYoung. It follows Marion and Lucas who are 28 and 29 years old respectively, have just become engaged, have bought a new house. The movie was a huge hit, as it won 35 of the 59 awards for which it was nominated.
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Early life, family and education
Pauline was raised in the Hell’s Kitchen borough of New York City, alongside her younger brother Timothee Hal Chalamet, by their French father Marc who is working for UNICEF as an editor, and their mother Nicole Flender who’s a real estate broker. Her brother Timothee’s a famous actor, probably known best for his portrayal of Elio Perlman in the 2017 romantic drama movie “Call Me by Your Name”. Timothee has already been nominated for an Oscar (Academy Award), three BAFTA Film Awards and two Golden Globes.
Pauline became interested in acting even before she enrolled at elementary school, and was eventually noticed by a talent scout.
Her parents took her to a couple of auditions, and her acting career was launched in 1999 aged seven, when she played Emma Doyle in an episode of the soap opera “One Life to Live”, which aired from 1968 to 2013, and numbered 3,536 episodes. Pauline’s parents then decided that she should rather focus on her education, and she didn’t appear in any other series or movies until she matriculated from a local high school in 2009.
Pauline hasn’t attended college, as she decided to focus on her acting career.
Roles in TV series
In 2009, Pauline played Lead Ballerina in the episode “There Will Be Food” of the comedy drama “Royal Pains”, created by Andrew Lenchewski and John P. Rogers, and which starred Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Constanzo and Reshma Shetty.
It follows a diagnostic surgeon who’s working with his brother in the Hamptons, and the series won two of the four awards for which it was nominated.
As she has mostly been focused on appearing in movies, Pauline has acted in only two other TV series. In 2020, she portrayed Helena in the episode “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” of the drama “Acting for a Cause”, and most recently in 2021, she portrayed Kimberly in three episodes of the comedy drama “The Sex Lives of College Girls”.
She’s currently shooting as Sveta for the upcoming drama “Les Egages: XAOC”.
Roles in moviesand
Pauline made her debut film appearance in 2016, when she portrayed Claire in the short drama “Between Fear and Laughter”, and the following years saw her appear in a couple more short films, including the dramas “Agnes et Milane” and “Margot” both in 2017, and the 2018 comedy “En Ville”.
In 2019, Pauline played the main character Jane in the short drama “Entre Deux”, and the following year saw her portray Joanne in the critically acclaimed comedy drama “The King of Staten Island”, written and directed by Judd Apatow, and which starred Pete Davidson, Bel Powley and Ricky Velez. It follows the life of Scott, who has mostly been focused on smoking weed since the death of his firefighter father.
The movie won three of the 28 awards for which it was nominated.
Pauline’s three most recent roles in movies have been in 2020, in the short comedy drama “I’m Fine!”, the animated drama “Blue Fear” (voice role), and the short horror “Canines”.
She has just recently finished shooting for the short movies “After Dark” and “Cosmic Disaster”, while she’s currently shooting for the upcoming comedy drama “What Doesn’t Float”.
Writing, directing and producing credits
Pauline has five writing, three directing and three producing credits. In 2016, she wrote the short film “Between Fear and Laughter”, and the following years saw her write the short movies “Agnes et Milane”, “Entre Deux”, and “The Group Chat”.
She has also written the upcoming short movie “Cosmic Disaster”.
She made her directing debut in 2016, with the short film “Between Fear and Laughter”, and her two other directing credits are the short movies “The Group Chat” and “Cosmic Disaster”.
Pauline made her producing debut in 2017, with the short movie “Agnes et Milane”, and her two other credits are the short film “En Ville”, and the upcoming movie “What Doesn’t Float”.
Awards and nominations
Pauline has won eight awards of the 12 for which she has been nominated, all for the short comedy movie “Adulting”.
Some of the awards she’s won include a 2020 Independent Shorts October Award for Best Acting Duo (shared with Dylan Raffin), a 2020 IndieX Film Festival December Award for Best Actress, and a 2021 Chicago Indie Film Award for Best Actress.
Love life and dating
Pauline’s highly secretive when it comes to her love life, and hasn’t spoken of any men or women whom she has perhaps been with. This is mostly why there are various rumors circulating the internet, concerning both her love life and her sexual orientation.
Many of her fans believe her to be lesbian, because she can often be seen in the company of women, and doesn’t seem to enjoy men’s company. A fan has claimed to have seen Pauline being rather too close to a woman who could perhaps be her girlfriend today, however, this hasn’t been confirmed, nor has Pauline commented on this.
There are also some who think that she has a boyfriend, but that she’s keeping him away from the media’s attention; this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of May 2021, Pauline appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Pauline’s interested in music, and can play various instruments, including the ukulele and the guitar. She has sang and played ukulele for her fans, and these videos can be found uploaded onto her Instagram account.
She Pauline’s more focused on her mental health rather than on the physical, and does yoga and meditates on a daily basis.
She’s passionate about travelling, and has been to a number of US states, while she’s also travelled to many European countries to attend various film festivals.
Pauline’s interested in photography, and many pictures taken by her can be found uploaded onto her Instagram account. She likes being active on Instagram, and is followed by close to 150,000 people.
Pauline has her own favorite actors, some of whom are Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen and Viggo Mortensen, and a couple of her favorite movies are the trilogy “Lord of the Rings”, another trilogy “The Hobbit”, and “X-Men”.
Age, height and net worth
Pauline’s age is 29. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.69m) and she weighs around 108lbs (49kgs).
As of May 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million.