List of Famous people named Claude
Claude Cahun, born Lucy Renee Mathilde Schwob, was a French queer photographer, sculptor and writer.
Claude Elwood Shannon was an American mathematician, electrical engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". Shannon is noted for having founded information theory with a landmark paper, "A Mathematical Theory of Communication", which he published in 1948.
Claude Percy Lemieux is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He last played for the San Jose Sharks before announcing his retirement on July 8, 2009. He is one of only 11 players in Stanley Cup history to win the Cup with three or more different teams. His 80 career playoff goals are the ninth-most in NHL history, making him one of the best playoff performers in history. Lemieux is also a former president of the ECHL's Phoenix RoadRunners. He is also the father of New York Rangers forward Brendan Lemieux.
Claude Antoine Marie François, also known by the nickname Cloclo, was a French pop singer, composer, songwriter, music producer, drummer and dancer. François co-wrote the lyrics of "Comme d'habitude", the original version of "My Way" and composed the music of "Parce que je t'aime mon enfant", the original version of "My Boy". Among his most famous songs are "Le Téléphone Pleure", "Le lundi au soleil", "Magnolias for Ever", "Alexandrie Alexandra" and "Cette année là".
Claude Brasseur was a French actor.
Claude Barruck Joseph Lelouch is a French film director, writer, cinematographer, actor and producer.
Claude Jacques Puel is a French football manager and former player, who is currently in charge of Saint-Étienne. He spent his entire playing career with AS Monaco, before becoming manager of the club, leading them to the league title in his first full season in charge. He has also managed Lille, Lyon and Nice in Ligue 1, and Southampton and Leicester City in England's Premier League.
Claude Giraud was a French actor.
Claude Gensac was a French actress. She appeared in more than 70 films and television productions since 1952. Gensac is the oldest nominee to date in the category César Award for Best Supporting Actress, nominated in 2015 for her role as Marthe in the film Lulu femme nue.
Claude Rich was a French stage and screen actor. He began his career in the theater before his film debut in 1955.