**Warning – Spoilers ahead for Moon Knight**

Moon Knight has reached the halfway mark on Disney Plus with Episode 3 and Marvel included a touching tribute to Gaspard Ulliel after the arrival of his character Anton Mogart.

We take a look at Ulliel’s tribute during the end credits of Episode 3, provide a recap of the actor’s work, and outline who the character is that he plays in Moon Knight.

Starring Oscar Isaac as the titular vigilante, Ethan Hawke, Gaspard Ulliel, and May Calamawy, the series created by Doug Moench, Jeremy Slater, and Don Perlin, follows former U.S. Marine, Spector, as he struggles with dissociative identity disorder and his newly acquired powers from the Egyptian moon god, Khonshu.

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Moon Knight pays tribute to Gaspard Ulliel

During the end credits of Episode 3, titled The Friendly Type, and after the montage of Moon Knight imagery, a title card appeared stating “In Memory of Gaspard Ulliel”.

Gaspard Ulliel appeared for the first time during Episode 3 playing Anton Mogart, however, the 37-year-old actor sadly passed away back in January 2022.

Ulliel suffered a tragic and fatal accident whilst skiing in the French Alps and succumbed to a brain injury after colliding with another skier.

Image from Disney Plus.

Ulliel built a rich career

The Paris-born actor majored in cinema at the University of Saint-Denis and began his career in French cinema in 1997 onwards.

Ulliel made an impression on western audiences after his performance as Hannibal in 2007’s Hannibal Rising and his subsequent appearances in Saint Laurent and It’s Only the End of the World.

In addition to his frequently running campaign for Bleu de Chanel, Ulliel will also appear in the remaining three episodes of Moon Knight.

Image from Chanel.

Who is Anton Mogart, a.k.a. Midnight Man?

Ulliel’s Anton Mogart appeared during Episode 3 when Marc and Layla were searching for Senfu’s sarcophagus and subsequently entered into a tussle with them.

Appearing in the third issue of the Moon Knight comic series, Mogart is known to be an art thief who lives a life of luxury and commits crimes under the alter-ego Midnight Man.

Mogart was also an ally of popular Moon Knight villain Raul Bushman, before the former betrayed him. The Midnight Man mantle is also passed down to Mogart’s son Jeff Wilde, who temporarily becomes an ally to Moon Knight.

Image from Disney Plus.

By Jo Craig – [email protected]

Moon Knight is now streaming on Disney Plus.

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