hehehe Mmm...! He was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is also not reported to be dating anyone at the present moment in time. They later married. Despatie followed up on that performance by winning the 1 m springboard, with a world record score of 489.69. He created the … Alexandre Despatie leaves the pool after his dive in the men’s three-metre diving final at the 2012 Summer Olympics on August 7, 2012 in London. Canada's Alexandre Despatie performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, … He was the world champion at the 1 and 3 m springboards from 2005 to 2007 and is the first, and so far only, diver to have been world champion in all three individual categories (1, 3 and 10 m platform). I still think the Global Morning Show will kick their ass! He is also the only living human who should be encouraged to wear a Speedo at all times. Alexandre was the third child, with two older sisters, Marie-Christine, also known as Kiki, and Rosalinda Desplat. I don't think Arturo's diving was the #1 factor. Desplat has composed music for Largo Winch, based on the Belgian comic; Afterwards a French-Canadian psychological thriller film directed by Gilles Bourdos in English; Anne Fontaine's Coco avant Chanel, based on the life of designer Coco Chanel; Robert Guédiguian's L'Armée du Crime; Cheri, reuniting him with director Stephen Frears, whom he collaborated with on The Queen; Un Prophète reuniting with director Jacques Audiard; Julie & Julia[10] directed by Nora Ephron; Fantastic Mr. Fox, directed by Wes Anderson and based on the novel by Roald Dahl; New Moon, directed by Chris Weitz; Roman Polanski's Ghost Writer; Tamara Drewe; The Special Relationship; and The King's Speech which earned Desplat his fourth Oscar nomination.[11]. Desplat's 2011 projects included The Tree of Life, directed by Terrence Malick (which he actually recorded in early 2010), A Better Life,[14] La Fille du Puisatier, Roman Polanski's Carnage, George Clooney's Ides of March, and the logo for the French film company StudioCanal. Desplat was born in Paris, to a French father and a Greek mother who had met in the United States as students at the University of California, Berkeley. By sean_horlor Aug 20, 2008, 7:49 AM EDT Now on to hotter things… I've been talking to a few friends about this one since Despatie won his silver medal on the 3m springboard. [citation needed]. [3] On June 6, he was announced as the cohost of Breakfast Television's Montreal edition, set to premiere on City Montreal on August 26, 2013.[4]. Disclaimer. Post by Alexandre Despatie I liked that episode when all the kids thought Alice was a squealer. There is no authentic information about Alexandre Despatie’s marriage and wife. He has since moved towards a career in broadcasting, joining the broadcast team for Canada's French-language television coverage of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver during a brief break from training for the 2012 Games. In September 2019 Despatie was let go as the Montreal show was cancelled. Desplat has composed individual songs that have been sung in films by such artists as Akhenaton, Kate Beckinsale, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Valérie Lemercier, Miosotis, and Catherine Ringer. Be the first to add a relationship. He worked on his first film, Le souffleur, in 1986. Constantine George Cholakis was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. Desplat has also given Master Classes at La Sorbonne in Paris and the Royal College of Music in London. He is also a 37-time Canadian senior diving champion, and nine-time junior champion. Alexandre Despatie is a Canadian diver and broadcaster from Laval, Quebec. ― CarolinW 7/18/2012. Despatie played a small but important part of a diver who is the friend and confidant of a young female swimmer. He is also a 37-time Canadian senior diving champion, and nine-time junior champion. Canada watched as Alexandre Despatie grew up. 1. 1. But stiff opposition should come in the shape of Australia's Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham and Canada's Alexandre Despatie, who won Commonwealth gold as a … His victory meant that he had won FINA World Titles on both springboard and platform. He also won the Silver Berlin Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for Best Film Music in The Beat that My Heart Skipped. [6][8], Desplat has worked on many films since the 1980s, and his big Hollywood break came in 2003 with the soundtrack for the film Girl with a Pearl Earring, a drama set in 17th-century Delft and exploring a fictional muse of Vermeer.[6][9]. From patients to physicians and athletes, they will all be dipping their oars to support the thousands affected by cancer. No relationship data on file. [2] He has won two Academy Awards, for his musical scores to the films The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Shape of Water, and received nine additional Academy Award nominations, ten César nominations (winning three), ten BAFTA nominations (winning three), eleven Golden Globe Award nominations (winning two), and ten Grammy nominations (winning two). He was also influenced by South American and African artists, among whom were Carlinhos Brown and Ray Lema. [15] He wrote five major scores during 2014, with The Grand Budapest Hotel winning him his first Academy Award. He shows his family can be actually really just a service through the duration of his victory for him. He was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This result was contrary to expectations going into the games, where he was expected to win silver or gold in the 10 metre platform event and not place in the 3 metre springboard. Despatie successfully defended his three-meter springboard title at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, and also won gold medals on 1 m springboard and 3 m synchronized with Arturo Miranda. Offsite Link. Host | Road to the Olympic Games . One can assume that he is not married. He first came to public attention at the 1998 Commonwealth Games with an extremely impressive gold medal on the 10 metre platform (which included an unprecedented score of perfect 10s). Alex Despatie: Silver Medalist in Beijing 19 August 2008. He was the World champion at the 1 and 3 m springboards from 2005 to 2007 and is the first, and so far only, diver to have been World champion in the three categories (1, 3 and 10 m platform). [3] They married in California and returned to France, settling in Paris. My favorite Canadian athlete, Alex Despatie won the silver medal in Beijing. Eric Radford, Figure skater, breaking ice for the next generation. Post by Alexandre Despatie I liked that episode when all the kids thought Alice was a squealer. [7], When recording the music for his first film, he met violinist Dominique Lemonnier, who became his favorite soloist, and artistic director. Alexandre Despatie Appears on Road to the Olympic Games Role. Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) was a French painter. He co-anchored the coverage of the opening and closing ceremonies alongside legendary Quebec hockey commentators Richard Garneau and Pierre Houde, narrated numerous athlete profiles, and took viewers on a tour of Granville Island, where many francophone musicians performed during the Olympics. Desplat received his third Oscar nomination and a BAFTA nomination for Fantastic Mr. Fox in 2010, both of which were won by Michael Giacchino for Up. Alexandre has the distinction of being the only person to win at 1,3 and 10m platforms. On 23 June 2014, it was announced that Desplat would head the jury at the 71st Venice International Film Festival. He was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Desplat has composed scores for a wide range of films, including low-budget independent productions and large-scale blockbusters, such as The Queen, The Golden Compass, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 & Part 2, The King's Speech, The Danish Girl, Moonrise Kingdom, Argo, Rise of the Guardians, Zero Dark Thirty, Godzilla, The Imitation Game, Unbroken, Little Women, The Secret Life of Pets, and Isle of Dogs. [5] He also became proficient on trumpet and flute. His other scores of 2013 included Rust and Bone, Zero Dark Thirty, and Argo, the latter of which earned him Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex during the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on October 10, 2010. Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat (French: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ dɛspla];[1] born 23 August 1961) is a French film composer. 33 thoughts on “ Alexandre Despatie, Joanne Vrakas named hosts of City Montreal’s Breakfast Television ” ted June 6, 2013 at 11:31 am. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex during the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on October 10, 2010. [1] He is also a 37-time Canadian senior diving champion, and nine-time junior champion. For The Painted Veil, he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Music, and the 2006 World Soundtrack Award. In 2008, Desplat received his second Oscar nomination for David Fincher's Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Check out our New "Top 10 Newest Celebrity Dads" Alexandre Despatie's Relationships . Share or comment on this article: Most watched Sport videos Be the first to add a relationship.Get help at Wikipedia.. Age: 35 (6/8/1985) Occupation: Sports - Other Most Famous For: is a Canadian diver from Laval, Quebec Get help at Wikipedia. Canada's Alexandre Despatie, the world platform champion, targeted Olympic gold when he led qualifiers for the men's three-metre springboard final on Tuesday. Reply ↓ Steve June 6, 2013 at 12:24 pm. Alexandre Despatie is a Canadian Diver and Broadcaster from Laval, Quebec. Canada's Alexandre Despatie (R) reacts as he realises he has won as Australia's Robert Newbery (L), England's Tony Ally (2nd L) and a disspointed fourth placed Philippe Comtois of Canada (C) look on after the three metre springboard competition at the 17th Commonwealth Games in Manchster on July 26, 2002. Alexandre (1723-1728) was the son of King Joao V of Portugal and his wife Maria Anna. Prior to these break-out works, he contributed scores for The Luzhin Defence, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Syriana, Birth, Hostage, Casanova, The Nest. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games. [17] In September 2016, he stepped down due to reshoots of the film, and was then replaced by Michael Giacchino.[18]. Despatie announced his retirement during a news conference in Montreal on June 4, 2013. [16] His score for The Imitation Game was also nominated, and his win therefore marked the first time a composer had won against another of their own scores since John Williams won for Star Wars (beating Close Encounters of the Third Kind) in 1978, and only the seventh time overall (Alfred Newman, Bernard Herrmann, Max Steiner, Miklos Rozsa and Johnny Green are the only other composers to achieve this). Alexandre Desplat is a famous composer. Alexandre Despatie is created on in Montreal. In 1983 Kiki co-founded and leads the women's jazz band "Certains L'Aiment Chaud" (Some Like It Hot).[4]. At the Olympic games in Sydney in 2000, with a 4th-place finish at the 10-metre platform, he was offered the chance to compete in the springboard event in those Games as well, when one of the Canadian divers had to withdraw from the meet due to complications with his citizenship, but declined because he had not been training for that event. Alexandre Despatie put on a show in his home town Montreal to become World Champion in the Men's 3m Springboard event! The London Games marks Alexandre Despatie’s fourth appearance on the Olympic stage. Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat (French: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ dɛspla]; born 23 August 1961) is a … At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, he won the silver medal in the men's 3 metre springboard competition, but finished out of the medal standings in fourth place in the 10 metre platform. Alexandre Despatie of Canada poses during the medal ceremony after winning the gold in the men's 1m springboard final at the Dr. S.P. 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