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Ever wondered how many famous people named Claude there are? This list of celebrities named Claude includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Claudes on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Claude, actors named Claude, and even athletes named Claude. Well-known Claudes like Claude Debussy, Claude Giroux, and Claude Rains are just the start of this list.

Claude Debussy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Debussy Pianist, Music critic, Composer Claude-Achille Debussy was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, though he himself disliked the term when ...more

Claude Giroux is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Giroux Ice Hockey Player Claude Giroux is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and captain of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League. The Flyers selected Giroux 22nd overall in the 2006 NHL Entry ...more

Claude Rains is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Rains Actor William Claude Rains was an English actor of stage and screen whose career spanned 46 years. After his American film debut with The Invisible Man he played in classic movies like The Adventures ...more

Claude Lemieux is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Lemieux Claude Percy Lemieux is a retired Canadian 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 ten players ...more

Claude Makélélé is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Makélélé Footballer Claude Makélélé Sinda is a retired French footballer and current manager. In his playing career, which ended at Paris Saint-Germain, Makélélé also ...more

Claude Monet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Monet Painter Oscar-Claude Monet was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, ...more

Claude VonStroke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude VonStroke Record producer, Disc jockey Barclay Macbride Crenshaw, who is known by the stage name Claude VonStroke, is an American house and techno producer based in San Francisco. He owns the Dirtybird and Mothership labels. In July ...more

Claude Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Humphrey American football player Claude B. Humphrey is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles.

Claude Lévi-Strauss is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Lévi-Strauss Anthropologist, Philosopher, Ethnologist Claude Lévi-Strauss was a French anthropologist and ethnologist whose work was key in the development of the theory of structuralism and structural anthropology. He held the Chair of ...more

Claude Julien is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Julien Coach Claude Julien is an NHL coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League. He previously served as the head coach for the Montreal ...more

Claude McKay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude McKay Poet, Writer Festus Claudius "Claude" McKay was a Jamaican-American writer and poet, who was a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance. He wrote four novels: Home to Harlem, a best-seller that won ...more

Claude Chabrol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Chabrol Television director, Soldier, Film Producer Claude Henri Jean Chabrol was a French film director, a member of the French New Wave group of filmmakers who first came to prominence at the end of the 1950s. Like his colleagues and ...more

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Claude Osteen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Osteen Baseball player Claude Wilson Osteen, nicknamed "Gomer" because of his resemblance to Gomer Pyle, is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He pitched for six different teams: the ...more

Claude Jutra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Jutra Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor Claude Jutra was a Canadian actor, film director and writer. The Prix Jutra, and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television's Claude Jutra Award, are named in his honor because of his ...more

Claude Frank is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Frank Pianist Claude Frank was a German-born American pianist.

Claude Provost is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Provost Claude Joseph Antoine Provost was a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger. Provost played his entire NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens. He won the Stanley Cup 9 times and the first ...more

Claude Bernard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Bernard Physiologist Claude Bernard was a French physiologist. Historian I. Bernard Cohen of Harvard University called Bernard "one of the greatest of all men of science". Among many other accomplishments, ...more

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Claude Adrien Helvétius is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Adrien Helvétius Philosopher Claude Adrien Helvétius was a French philosopher, freemason and littérateur.

Claude Simon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Simon Novelist Claude Simon was a French novelist and the 1985 Nobel Laureate in Literature. His parents were French, his father being a career officer who was killed in the First World War. He grew up with ...more

Claude Shannon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Shannon Mathematician, Computer scientist, Scientist Claude Elwood Shannon was an American mathematician, electronic engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". Shannon is famous for having founded ...more

Claude S. Fischer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude S. Fischer Sociologist, Professor Claude Serge Fischer is an American sociologist and Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in urban sociology, ...more

Claude Érignac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Érignac Claude Érignac was a French prefect on the island of Corsica. Érignac was born in Mende, Lozère. In 1996 he went to Ajaccio in Corsica to take office as the Prefect of ...more

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Claude Vivier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Vivier Composer Claude Vivier was a Canadian composer.

Claude Lelouch is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Lelouch Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer Claude Barruck Joseph Lelouch is a French film director, writer, cinematographer, actor and producer.

Claude Lanzmann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Lanzmann Journalist, Professor, Screenwriter Claude Lanzmann is a French filmmaker known for the Holocaust documentary film Shoah.

Claude Nicollier is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Nicollier Astronaut Claude Nicollier is the first astronaut from Switzerland, and has flown on four Space Shuttle missions. His first spaceflight was in 1992, and his final spaceflight was in 1999. He took part in ...more

Claude Akins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Akins Actor, Voice acting Claude Marion Akins was an American actor with a long career on stage, screen and television. Powerful in appearance and voice, Akins could be counted on to play the clever tough guy, on the ...more

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Claude Janiak is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Janiak Politician, Lawyer Claude Janiak is a Swiss politician of Polish origin, lawyer and President of the Swiss National Council for the 2005/2006 term. Member of the Social Democratic Party, he was elected to the ...more

Claude Patrick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Patrick Claude Patrick is a Canadian mixed martial artist. Patrick is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, fighting in their Welterweight division.

Claude Pepper is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Pepper Lawyer Claude Denson Pepper was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for left-liberalism and the elderly. In foreign policy he shifted from pro-Soviet in the 1940s to ...more

Claude Ritchey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Ritchey Baseball player Claude Cassius Ritchey was a Major League baseball player. Nicknamed "Little All Right", he played second base, shortstop, and outfield for the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, ...more

Claude Jade is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Jade Actor Claude Marcelle Jorré, better known as Claude Jade, was a French actress. She is known for starring as Christine in François Truffaut's three films Stolen Kisses, Bed and Board and ...more

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Claude Thornhill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Thornhill Jazz Pianist, Pianist, Bandleader Claude Thornhill was an American pianist, arranger, composer, and bandleader. He composed the jazz and pop standards "Snowfall" and "I Wish I Had You", the latter recorded by

Claude Heater is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Heater Actor, Singer, Writer Claude Heater, is an American opera singer and writer on religion. He began his career as a concert baritone in the United States in 1954. He then sang as a baritone with opera houses in Europe ...more

Claude Martin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Martin Writer Major General Claude Martin was an officer in the French, and later the British, army in India. He rose to the position of Major General in the British East India Company's Bengal Army. Martin ...more

Claude Esteban is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Esteban Theatre Director, Poet, Actor Claude Esteban was a French poet. Author of a major poetic œuvre of this last half-century, Claude Esteban wrote numerous essays on art and poetry and was the French translator, inter alia, of ...more

Claude François is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude François Songwriter, Musician, Singer Claude Antoine Marie François, also known by the nickname Cloclo, was an Egyptian-born French pop singer, songwriter and dancer. François wrote and composed "Comme ...more

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Claude Cohen-Tannoudji is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji Physicist Claude Cohen-Tannoudji is a French physicist and Nobel Laureate. He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics with Steven Chu and William Daniel Phillips for research in methods of laser cooling ...more

Claude Coleman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Coleman, Jr. Singer Claude Coleman, Jr. is the former drummer for the alternative rock group Ween. He has also worked with Eagles of Death Metal, Chocolate Genius, The Wooden Soldiers, Elysian Fields and currently ...more

Claude Berri is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Berri Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Claude Berri was a French actor, writer, producer, director, and distributor.

Claude King is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude King Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Singer Claude King was an American country music singer and songwriter, best known for his million selling 1962 hit, "Wolverton Mountain".

Claude Gagnon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Gagnon Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor Claude Gagnon is a Canadian born director, actor, and producer. He was born in 1949 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec. He help produce several films such as Visage pâle (1985), Heaven (1999), and ...more

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Claude Perrault is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Perrault Physician, Architect Claude Perrault is best known as the architect of the east wing of the Louvre Palace in Paris. He also achieved success as a physician and anatomist, and as an author, who wrote treatises on ...more

Claude Jarman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Jarman, Jr. Actor Claude Jarman, Jr. is an American former child actor.

Claude Nicolas Ledoux is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Nicolas Ledoux Architect Claude-Nicolas Ledoux was one of the earliest exponents of French Neoclassical architecture. He used his knowledge of architectural theory to design not only in domestic architecture but town ...more

Claude Passeau is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Passeau Baseball player Claude William Passeau was an American starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. From 1935 through 1947, Passeau played with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs. He ...more

Claude Allen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Allen Claude Alexander Allen, Jr. is an American attorney who was the appointed to be Assistant to the President of the United States for Domestic Policy by George W. Bush. Allen grew up in ...more

Claude Dauphin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Dauphin Businessperson, Soldier, Actor Claude Dauphin was a French actor. He appeared in more than 130 films between 1930 and 1978. He was born in Corbeil-Essonnes, Essonne. His father was Maurice Étienne Legrand, a poet who ...more

Claude Duval is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Duval Highwayman Claude Du Vall was a French-born gentleman highwayman in post-Restoration Britain.

Claude Brown is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Claude
Claude Brown Novelist, Writer Claude Brown is the author of Manchild in the Promised Land, published to critical acclaim in 1965, which tells the story of his coming of age during the 1940s and 1950s in Harlem. He also ...more