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Who knew there were so many famous people named Gilles in the world? Our list of celebrities named Gilles includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Gilles' below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Gilles, actors named Gilles, and much more. Gilles de Rais, Gilles Simon, and Gilles Meloche are only a few of the well-known people named Gilles on this list.

Gilles de Rais is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles de Rais Gilles de Montmorency-Laval, Baron de Rais, was a knight and lord from Brittany, Anjou and Poitou, a leader in the French army, and a companion-in-arms of Joan of Arc. He is best known for his ...more

Gilles Simon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Simon Tennis player Gilles Simon is a French professional tennis player and a former world no. 6. He turned professional in 2002 and has won 12 tournaments on the ATP World Tour.

Gilles Meloche is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Meloche Coach Gilles Emile Meloche is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Black Hawks, California Golden Seals, Cleveland Barons, ...more

Gilles Marini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Marini Model, Actor Gilles Marini is a French-American actor, known for his roles in the film Sex and the City and in the American television shows Brothers & Sisters and Switched at Birth. He was also the ...more

Gilles Müller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Müller Tennis player, Athlete Gilles Müller is a Luxembourgish professional tennis player. He was a US Open quarterfinalist in 2008 and is the most successful male tennis player in the history of his country. He was ...more

Gilles Villeneuve is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Villeneuve Race car driver Joseph Gilles Henri Villeneuve, known as Gilles Villeneuve, was a Canadian racing driver. Villeneuve spent six years in Grand Prix racing with Ferrari, winning six races and widespread acclaim ...more

Gilles Deleuze is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Deleuze Philosopher Gilles Deleuze was a French philosopher who, from the early 1960s until his death, wrote influentially on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art. His most popular works were the two volumes ...more

Gilles Apap is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Apap Musician, Fiddler, Violinist Gilles Apap is a French classical violinist. Born in Bougie, Algeria, he was raised in Nice, France. In 1985 he won first prize in the contemporary music category at the Yehudi Menuhin ...more

Gilles Garnier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Garnier Gilles Garnier was a French hermit and cannibalistic, serial murderer convicted of being a werewolf. Alternately known as "The Hermit of St. Bonnot" and "The Werewolf of ...more

Gilles Bensimon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Bensimon Fashion Photographer, Photographer Gilles Francis Charles Bensimon is a French fashion photographer and the former International Creative Director of Elle magazine. He has also been the photographer on the reality television ...more

Gilles Paquet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Paquet Economist Gilles Paquet, CM MSRC is a Canadian economist, President of the Royal Society of Canada from 2003 to 2005. He is currently Professor Emeritus at the School of Management and Senior Research ...more

Gilles Lellouche is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Lellouche Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Gilles Lellouche is a French actor. He started his career as a director. Lellouche has appeared in more than fifty films since 1995. He was nominated twice for a César Award; in 2006 for ...more

Gilles de Robien is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles de Robien Politician Viscount Gilles de Robien is a French politician and former government minister. The son of Count Jean de Robien by his wife Éliane Le Mesre de Pas, he is descended from the noble Breton ...more

Gilles Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Gilbert Gilles Gilbert is a retired former ice hockey goaltender who was drafted in the third round of the 1969 NHL Amateur Draft from the London Knights. He played in the National Hockey League for the ...more

Gilles Peress is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Peress Journalist, Photographer Gilles Peress is a photographer and a member of Magnum Photos. Peress began working with photography in 1970. One of his first projects examined immigration in Europe, and he has since ...more

Gilles Brassard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Brassard Computer scientist, Cryptographer Gilles Brassard, OC FRS FRSC is a faculty member of the Université de Montréal, where he has been a Full Professor since 1988 and Canada Research Chair since 2001.

Gilles Jaquet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Jaquet Snowboarder Gilles Jaquet is a Swiss snowboarder. Jaquet has competed since 1995 and was World Champion in 2001 and 2002.

Gilles Aird is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Aird Set Decorator, Film Art Director, Production Designer Gilles Aird is a production designer, set decorator and film art director.

Gilles Barthelemy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Barthelemy Pornographic actor

Gilles Taurand is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Taurand Screenwriter, Actor, Writer Gilles Taurand is a screenwriter and writer.

Gilles Perrault is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Perrault Journalist, Screenwriter, Writer Gilles Perrault is a French enlisted writer and journalist. He attended the Collège Stanislas de Paris and then studied at the Institut d'études politiques, eventually becoming a ...more

Gilles Groulx is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Groulx Screenwriter, Film Editor, Film Director Gilles Groulx was a Canadian film director. He grew up in a working-class family with 14 children. After studying business in school, he went to work in an office but found the white-collar ...more

Gilles Carle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Carle Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor Gilles Carle, OC GOQ was a French Canadian director, screenwriter and painter. He joined the NFB in 1960, where his credits included La vie heureuse de Léopold Z. But after the NFB ...more

Gilles Cloutier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Cloutier Physicist, Scientist Gilles George Cloutier, CC OQ FRSC was a Canadian physicist and former director of the Alberta Research Council. Born in Quebec City, he was educated at Université Laval and McGill ...more

Gilles Pelletier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Pelletier Actor Gilles Pelletier, OC is a Canadian actor. He is probably best known for his portrayal as Corporal Jacques Gagnier in the police drama R.C.M.P.. In 1964, he founded the Nouvelle Compagnie ...more

Gilles Archambault is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Archambault Novelist, Writer Gilles Archambault is a Canadian/Québécois novelist. He studied at the Université de Montréal in 1957, and then worked at Radio-Canada, while working as a journalist. ...more

Gilles Kepel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Kepel Professor Gilles Kepel is a French political scientist and specialist of the Islam and contemporary Arab world. He is Professor at Sciences Po, formerly known as Institute of Political Studies in Paris ...more

Gilles Renaud is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Renaud Actor Gilles Renaud is an actor.

Gilles Tibo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Tibo Illustrator, Screenwriter, Cartoonist Gilles Tibo is a screenwriter, cartoonist,illustrator and writer.

Gilles Behat is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Behat Television director, Screenwriter, Actor Gilles Behat is a film director, television director, actor and a screenwriter.

Gilles Vigneault is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Vigneault Film Score Composer, Publisher, Actor Gilles Vigneault, GOQ is a Canadian poet, publisher and singer-songwriter, and Quebec nationalist and sovereigntist. Two of his songs are considered by many Quebec's unofficial anthems: ...more

Gilles Guillain is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Guillain Gilles Guillain is a Colombian-born French actor. His breakthrough role was in the film, Brief Crossing in 2001.

Gilles Duceppe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Duceppe Union organizer Gilles Duceppe is a Canadian politician, and proponent of the Québec sovereignty movement. He was a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons of Canada for over 20 years and was the ...more

Gilles Pisier is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Pisier Mathematician, Teacher Gilles I. Pisier is a Professor of Mathematics at the Pierre and Marie Curie University and a Distinguished Professor and A.G. and M.E. Owen Chair of Mathematics at the Texas A&M University. ...more

Gilles Delion is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Delion Professional Road Racing Cyclist Gilles Delion is a former French road bicycle racer. His greatest achievements include winning the Giro di Lombardia in 1990 and the young rider classification in the 1990 Tour de France. Early ...more

Gilles Penso is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Penso Writer, Film Director Gilles Penso is a film and TV director and screenwriter.

Gilles Porte is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Porte Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Director Gilles Porte, born 11 May 1965 in Lyon, is a director, screenwriter, cinematographer, and assistant cameraman. He is a member of société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques, of ...more

Gilles Quéant is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Quéant Actor Gilles Quéant was an actor.

Gilles Legrand is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Legrand Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter Gilles Legrand is a film producer, film and television director, and screenwriter.

Gilles Marchand is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Marchand Screenwriter, Film Director Gilles Marchand is a French film director and screenwriter. He has directed five films since 1987. His film Qui a tué Bambi? was screened out of competition at the 2003 Cannes Film

Gilles Lentz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Lentz

Gilles Peterson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Peterson Gilles Peterson is a British-based DJ, record collector and record label owner residing in London. Via his labels Acid Jazz, Talkin' Loud, and latterly Brownswood Recordings, he has been ...more

Gilles Fournier is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Fournier Pornographic actor

Gilles Klopman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Klopman Chemist Gilles Klopman is the Charles F. Mabery Professor of Research in Chemistry, Oncology and Environmental Health Sciences Director of the Laboratory for Decision Support Methodologies at Case ...more

Gilles Maignan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Maignan Professional Road Racing Cyclist Gilles Maignan is a French former professional road racing cyclist.

Gilles Aycelin de Montaigu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Aycelin de Montaigu Diplomat Gilles II Aycelin de Montaigu or Montaigut, Montagu, was a French religious and diplomat who became Lord Chancellor of France, Cardinal from 1361 and bishop of Frascati from 1368. He was the ...more

Gilles Bourdos is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Bourdos Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Gilles Bourdos is a French film director, screenwriter and producer. He is best known for his atmospheric cinema, which uses troubling themes in contrast with powerful aesthetic imagery. He was ...more

Gilles Lipovetsky is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Lipovetsky Philosopher Gilles Lipovetsky is a French philosopher, writer and sociologist, professor at the University of Grenoble.

Gilles Tosello is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Tosello Author, Archaeologist Gilles Tosello is an artist and an archaeologist. He appeared in the 2010 documentary film Cave of Forgotten Dreams.

Gilles Cohen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Gilles
Gilles Cohen Actor Gilles Cohen is an actor.