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Famous People Named Jacques

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Jacques in the world? Our list of celebrities named Jacques 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 Jacques' 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 Jacques, actors named Jacques, and much more. Jacques Plante, Jacques Kallis, and Jacques Chirac are only a few of the well-known men named Jacques on this list.

  • Jacques Plante

    Ice Hockey Player
    Joseph Jacques Omer Plante (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑk plɑ̃t]; January 17, 1929 – February...  more
  • Jacques Kallis (born 16 October 1975) is a South African cricket coach and former...  more
  • Jacques Chirac

    Politician, Sailor
    Jacques René Chirac (UK: SHEER-ak, US: (listen) sheer-AHK, French: [ʒak ʁəne ʃiʁak]...  more
  • Jacques Derrida

    Jacques Derrida (; French: [ʒak dɛʁida]; born Jackie Élie Derrida; July 15, 1930 – October 9,...  more
  • Jacques Brel

    Film Score Composer, Singer-songwriter
    Jacques Romain Georges Brel (French pronunciation: ​[ʒak ʁomɛ̃ ʒɔʁʒ bʁɛl] Pronunciation ; 8...  more
  • Jacques Rougeau Jr. (born June 13, 1960) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler best...  more
  • Jacques Gerard Lemaire (born September 7, 1945) is a retired French Canadian ice hockey...  more
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Impresario, Composer
    Jacques Offenbach (, also US: , French: [ʒak ɔfɛnbak], German: [ˈɔfn̩bax] (listen); 20 June...  more
  • Jacques Anquetil

    Professional Road Racing Cyclist
    Jacques Anquetil (pronounced [ʒak ɑ̃k.til]; 8 January 1934 – 18 November 1987) was a French...  more
  • Jacques Lacan

    Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst
    Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (; French: [ʒak lakɑ̃]; 13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981) was a...  more
  • Jacques Émile Massu (French pronunciation: ​[ʒak masy]; 5 May 1908 – 26 October 2002) was a...  more
  • Jacques Cartier

    Navigator, Explorer
    Jacques Cartier ( KAR-tee-ay, also US: KAR-tee-AY, kar-TYAY, French: [ʒak kaʁtje], Quebec...  more
  • Jacques Demers (born August 25, 1944) is a Canadian Senator, former broadcaster and former...  more
  • Jacques Barzun

    Historian, Professor
    Jacques Martin Barzun (; November 30, 1907 – October 25, 2012) was a French-American historian...  more
  • Jacques Martin (born October 1, 1952) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and...  more
  • Jacques Lucien Jean Delors (born 20 July 1925) is a French politician who served as the 8th...  more
  • Jacques Villeneuve

    Race car driver, Voice acting
    Jacques Joseph Charles Villeneuve (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑk vilnœv]; born April 9, 1971)...  more
  • Jacques Becker

    Screenwriter, Actor
    Jacques Becker (French: [bɛkɛʁ]; 15 September 1906 – 21 February 1960) was a French...  more
  • Jacques Tati

    Comedian, Film Producer
    Jacques Tati (French: [tati]; born Jacques Tatischeff, pronounced [tatiʃɛf]; 9 October 1907 –...  more
  • Jacques Pépin

    TV chef, Author
    Jacques Pépin French pronunciation: ​[ʒak pepɛ̃] (born December 18, 1935) is a French–American...  more
  • Jacques Tourneur

    Television director, Film Editor
    Jacques Tourneur (French: [tuʁnœʁ]; November 12, 1904 – December 19, 1977) was a French film...  more
  • Jacques Prévert

    Film Score Composer, Poet
    Jacques Prévert (French: [ʒak pʁevɛʁ]; 4 February 1900 – 11 April 1977) was a French poet and...  more
  • Jacques Roche

    Jacques Roche (21, July, 1961– 14, July, 2005), a Haitian journalist and editor for Le Matin...  more
  • Jacques Audiard

    Screenwriter, Actor
    Jacques Audiard (French: [ʒak odjaʁ]; born 30 April 1952) is a French film director and...  more
  • Jacques Perrin

    Television director, Television producer
    Jacques Perrin (born Jacques André Simonet; 13 July 1941) is a French actor and filmmaker. He...  more