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Famous People Named Yves

Updated October 13, 2018 99 items
Ever thought about how many famous people named Yves are out there? This list of celebrities named Yves will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Yvess below include actors named Yves and athletes named Yves, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Yves who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Yvess below include Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Montand, and Yves Edwards.
  • Yves Saint Laurent

    Fashion designer, Designer

    AgeDec. at 72 (1936-2008)

    BirthplaceOran, Algeria


    Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent (French: [iv sɛ̃ lɔʁɑ̃]; 1 August 1936 – 1 June 2008), professionally known as Yves Saint-Laurent, was a French fashion designer who, in 1961, founded his...  more

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  • Yves Montand

    Hairdresser, Actor

    AgeDec. at 70 (1921-1991)

    BirthplaceMonsummano Terme, Italy


    Ivo Livi, better known as Yves Montand (French pronunciation: ​[iv mɔ̃tɑ̃]; 13 October 1921 – 9 November 1991), was an Italian-French actor and singer....  more

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  • Yves Ed'duvill Edwards (born September 30, 1976) is a Bahamian-American retired mixed martial artist, who is perhaps best known for competing in the UFC's Lightweight division, fighting 21 times in...  more
  • Yves Bonnefoy

    Poet, Essayist


    BirthplaceTours, France


    For the community in California, see Bonnefoy, California.Yves Jean Bonnefoy (24 June 1923, Tours – 1 July 2016 Paris) was a French poet and art historian. He also published a number of translations,...  more
  • AgeDec. at 54 (1940-1994)

    BirthplaceCondom, France


    Yves Navarre (September 24, 1940 – January 24, 1994) was a French writer. A gay man, most of his work concerned homosexuality and associated issues, such as AIDS. In his romantic works, Navarre was...  more
  • AgeDec. at 34 (1928-1962)

    BirthplaceNice, France


    Yves Klein (French pronunciation: ​[iv klɛ̃]; 28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist and an important figure in post-war European art. He was a leading member of the French artistic...  more
  • Yves Duteil

    Guitarist, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceNeuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France


    Yves Duteil is a French singer-songwriter. He was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine (Hauts-de-Seine), on 24 July 1949 and is the third child to be born in the family. Duteil is a noted proponent of the...  more
  • Yves Arman

    Art dealer, Writer

    AgeDec. at 35 (1954-1989)

    BirthplaceNice, France


  • Yves Tanguy

    Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy (January 5, 1900 – January 15, 1955), known as Yves Tanguy, was a French surrealist painter. ...  more
  • Age90

    BirthplaceMenen, Belgium


    Yves Chauvin (French: [ʃɔvɛ̃]; 10 October 1930 – 27 January 2015) was a French chemist and Nobel Prize laureate. He was honorary research director at the Institut français du pétrole and a member of...  more
  • Yves De Winter

    Yves De Winter (born 25 May 1987) is a Belgian football goalkeeper, who plays as a Goalkeeper for Antwerp He formerly played for K.S.V. Roeselare Westerlo, De Graafschap, AZ, Sint-Truiden and Roda JC...  more
  • Yves Saint-Martin



    BirthplaceAgen, France


    Yves Saint-Martin (born 8 September 1941 in Agen, Lot-et-Garonne, France) is a retired champion jockey in French Thoroughbred horse racing. He is widely considered one of the greatest riders in...  more
  • Yves Robert

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 82 (1920-2002)

    BirthplaceSaumur, France


    Yves Robert (19 June 1920 – 10 May 2002) was a French actor, screenwriter, director, and producer....  more
  • Yves Victor Sarault (born December 23, 1972) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Sarault ended his career playing with the Cornwall River Kings of the Ligue Nord-Américaine de...  more
  • Yves Nat


    AgeDec. at 66 (1890-1956)

    BirthplaceBéziers, France


    Yves Nat (29 December 1890 – 31 August 1956) was a French pianist and composer....  more
  • Yves Mersch

    Yves Mersch (born 1 October 1949 in Luxembourg City) is a Luxembourgian jurist and lawyer who served as Governor of the Central Bank of Luxembourg from the bank's formation in 1998 until 2012 and as...  more
  • Yves Lapierre

    Film Score Composer, Arranger


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada


    Yves Lapierre (born 9 August 1946) is a Canadian composer, arranger, record producer, and singer. He began his career performing and recording with the folk vocal quartet Les Cailloux during the...  more
  • Yves Simoneau

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceQuebec City, Canada


    Yves Simoneau (French pronunciation: ​[iv simɔno]; born October 28, 1955) is a Canadian film and television director. Simoneau was born in Quebec City, Quebec....  more
  • Age64

    BirthplaceQuebec City, Canada


    Yves Jacques is a Québécois actor....  more
  • AgeDec. at 79 (1914-1993)

    Birthplace16th arrondissement


    Yves Brainville was an actor....  more
  • Yves Béhar



    BirthplaceLausanne, Switzerland


    Yves Béhar (born 1967) is a Swiss designer, entrepreneur and an educator. He is the founder and principal designer of Fuseproject, an award-winning industrial design and brand development firm. Béhar...  more
  • Yves Rossy

    Airline Pilot, Inventor


    BirthplaceNeuchâtel, Switzerland


    Yves Rossy (born 27 August 1959) is a Swiss military-trained pilot and an aviation enthusiast. He is known as the inventor of a series of experimental individual jet packs, the latest using...  more
  • Yves Congar


    AgeDec. at 91 (1904-1995)

    BirthplaceSedan, France


    Yves Marie-Joseph Congar (13 April 1904 – 22 June 1995) was a French Dominican friar, priest, and theologian. He is perhaps best known for his influence at the Second Vatican Council and for...  more
  • Yves Pratte

    Judge, Jurist

    AgeDec. at 63 (1925-1988)

    BirthplaceQuébec, Canada


    Yves Pratte (7 March 1925 – 26 June 1988) was a Canadian lawyer and jurist who served briefly as a Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Born in Quebec City, Quebec, son of Garon Pratte and...  more
  • Yves Angelo

    Screenwriter, Cinematographer




    Yves Angelo (born 22 January 1956) is a French cinematographer, film director and screenwriter. Angelo has won the César Award for Best Cinematography three times: in 1990 for Nocturne indien, in...  more