Timothée Chalamet Reminisces on Christmas in New York in 'SNL' Monologue

Timothée Chalamet reflected on his family's history with 'SNL' and shared why he loves Christmas in the Big Apple.

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Call Me By Your Name star Timothée Chalamet made his Saturday Night Livedebut this weekend, kicking off the show with a monologue about growing up in New York.

He talked about how his mother had done background work for the show, appearing alongside the late Chris Farley in a sketch. He also took the time to share memories about Christmas in New York, where he played the piano later.

Timothée Chalamet opened his SNL monologue by talking about how his mom did background work on the show 30 years ago, then got emotional by saying she was in the crowd for him tonight pic.twitter.com/wZdPDoPtvy

— Spencer Althouse (@SpencerAlthouse) December 13, 2020

Look at my Guy, #PeteDavidson, with @RealChalamet!!!!!!! Both fellow New Yorkers like me! 🗽 I’m BEYOND PROUD to have watched this! ❤️👏🏼🥲😍 #Monologue #SNL pic.twitter.com/F3IXJA8xMO

— Elsa❤️🇺🇸💚🐕💛🦋🧡⚾️💙🇵🇷🤍 (@Elsa050467) December 13, 2020

Timmy and Pete play a little song about Christmas in New York. pic.twitter.com/zHEb1JZpo8

— Saturday Night Live - SNL (@nbcsnl) December 13, 2020

Chalamet was accompanied by musical guest Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band. Next week’s Christmas episode will be hosted by SNL royalty Kristen Wiig and musical sensation Dua Lipa.

His name is Timothée…
and he’s Bruce. pic.twitter.com/zIj9diwOvw

— Saturday Night Live - SNL (@nbcsnl) December 11, 2020

Chalamet is gearing up for a number of high-profile projects, including Denis Villeneuve's upcoming sci-fi filmDune, based on the 1965 novel of the same name by Frank Herbert. The film also stars Zendaya, Oscaar Isaac, Jason Mamoa, and others. 

Timothée. Rebecca. Oscar. Josh. Zendaya. Sharon. Jason. Javier. Denis. DUNE TRAILER FIRST LOOK. 👀 https://t.co/ePHY6aGem4

— Twitter Movies is a Part of Your World (@TwitterMovies) September 9, 2020

The 24-year-old will also star in Wes Anderson’s next ensemble masterpiece The French Dispatch. Both films are set to release in 2021. 

New episodes of SNL air Saturday night at 11:35 p.m. ET on NBC.

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