List of Quebecers


List of Quebecers

List of famous Quebecers: citizens of the Canadian province of Quebec.

Anchors

*Brian Britt, CTV
*Bernard Derome, SRC / RDI
*Nathalie Chung, RDI / SRC
*Simon Durivage, RDI / SRC
*Céline Galipeau, SRC / RDI
*Debra Arbec, CTV
*Bill Haugland, CTV
*Dave Leclerc, TQS
*Jean-François Lépine, SRC
*Denis Lévesque, TVA
*Herb Luft, CTV
*Jean-Luc Mongrain, TQS
*Pascale Nadeau, SRC
*Dominique Poirier, RDI / SRC
*Tarah Schwartz, CTV
*Mutsumi Takahashi, CTV
*Charles Tisseyre, Découverte, SRC
*Dennis Trudeau, "former" CBC "anchor"
*Todd van der Heyden, CTV
*Michel Viens, RDI / SRC

Artists and entertainers

*Denys Arcand, cinematographer and director
*Paul Arcand, radio personality and cinematographer
*Gilles Archambault, novelist and commentator
*André Arthur, radio personality, independent federal MP
*Eva Avila, singer
*Michel Barrette, stand-up comedian, actor
*Victor-Lévy Beaulieu, author
*Daniel Bélanger, singer
*Marie Claire Blais, author
*Lothaire Bluteau, actor
*La Bolduc, singer
*Paul-Émile Borduas, abstract painter
*Marie-Mai Bouchard, singer
*Marilou Bourdon, singer
*Pierre Bouvier, lead singer of Simple Plan
*Glenda Braganza,actress
*Geneviève Bujold, actress
*Pascale Bussières, actress
*Roch Carrier, author
*Jean Cartier, muralist
*Leonard Cohen, poet, author and songwriter
*Marie-Josée Croze, actress
*Sylvia Daoust, sculptor
*Charles Daudelin, sculptor
*Esther Delisle, historian and author
*Céline Dion, singer
*Georges Dor, chansonnier, songwriter, author, playwright
*Fifi D'Orsay, actress
*Diane Dufresne, singer and painter
*Roy Dupuis, actor
*Marcelle Ferron, glazier
*Jennifer Finnigan, actress
*Glenn Ford, actor
*Mitsou Gélinas, pop star, radio and TV host, actress
*Jean-Claude Germain, playwright, author
*Huntley Gordon, actor
*Pierre Granche, sculptor
*Sylvain Grenier, professional wrestler
*Anne Hébert, poet and novelist
*Prudence Heward, painter
*Florence La Badie, actress
*Éric Lapointe, singer
*Stéphanie Lapointe, singer
*Carole Laure, singer, actress
*Lucie Laurier, actress
*Louise Lecavalier, dancer
*Félix Leclerc, poet and songwriter
*Jean Leloup, signer
*Robert Lepage, playwright, actor and film director
*Édouard Lock, choreographer
*Norm Macdonald, actor, comedian
*Guido Molinari, abstract painter
*Edythe Morahan de Lauzon, poet
*Jean-Paul Mousseau, muralist
*Émile Nelligan, poet
*Mordecai Richler, author
*Jean-Paul Riopelle, painter
*Anne Savage, painter
*Mack Sennett, director
*Douglas Shearer, sound director/designer
*Norma Shearer, actress
*William Shatner, actor
*René Simard, singer, TV show host
*Zeyda Ruga Suzuki, pianist
*Miyuki Tanobe, painter
*Eva Tanguay, singer, vaudeville star
*Marie-Élaine Thibert, singer
*Michel Tremblay, playwright, author
*Roland Michel Tremblay, author, poet, scriptwriter
*Pierre Vallières, author, political activist
*Gilles Vigneault, poet and songwriter
*Arthur Villeneuve, painter
*Andrée Watters, singer
*Hal Willis, singer (Leonald Francis Gauthier)

Business

*Hugh Allan, shipping company operator
*H. Montagu Allan, businessman
*Laurent Beaudoin, CEO of Bombardier
*Conrad Black, media mogul
*Charles Bronfman, investor, developer
*Edgar Bronfman, Sr., investor, distiller
*Samuel Bronfman, distiller
*Donald J. Carty, airline executive
*Thomas Cleeve, food producer
*Jean Coutu, retail pharmacy chain
*Alphonse Desjardins father of Credit Unions in America
*Marie-Josée Drouin, economist
*Alexander Galt, businessman, statesman
*Jean-Louis Lévesque, financier
*William Christoper Macdonald, tobacco manufacturer, philanthropist
*John Wilson McConnell, publisher, philanthropist
*James McGill, fur trader, real estate investor
*John Molson, brewer, transportation pioneer
*Hartland Molson, brewer, sportsman, statesman
*Pierre Péladeau, media mogul
*John Redpath, developer, opened first sugar refinery in Canada
*Martin Schwartz, consumer products
*Denis Stairs, Chairman, Montreal Engineering Co.
*Sam Steinberg, grocery store magnate
*Donald Tarlton, record producer, promoter
*Colin Webster, industrialist, philanthropist

Criminals

*Marie-Joseph Angélique - African slave
*François "Mario" Bachand - terrorist, murder victim
*Richard Blass - mass murderer
*Maurice "Mom" Boucher - "Hells Angels" leader
*Marc Carbonneau - FLQ Terrorist
*Guy Cloutier - Pedophile
*Dave Hilton, Jr. - Pedophile
*Jacques Cossette-Trudel - FLQ Terrorist
*Louise Cossette-Trudel - FLQ Terrorist
*Valery Fabrikant - Spree killer
*Jacques Lanctôt - FLQ Terrorist
*Yves Langlois - FLQ Terrorist
*Marc Lépine - École Polytechnique Massacre
*Bernard Lortie - FLQ Terrorist
*Denis Lortie - National Assembly gunman
*Rhéal Mathieu - terrorist, convicted murderer
*Allan Ross - "West end gang" leader, convicted murderer
*Paul Rose - FLQ Terrorist
*Jacques Rose - FLQ Terrorist
*Frank Ryan - "West end gang" leader, suspected murderer
*Francis Simard - FLQ Terrorist
*Raymond Villeneuve, terrorist, convicted murderer
*Kimveer Gill - Dawson shooter

Politicians

*Sir John Abbott
*Adrien Arcand
*André Boisclair
*Lucien Bouchard
*Andrée Boucher
*Henri Bourassa
*Robert Bourassa
*Sir George-Étienne Cartier, a father of the Canadian Confederation
*Jean Charest
*Jean Chrétien
*Jean Drapeau
*Pierre Ducasse
*Gilles Duceppe
*Maurice Duplessis
*Ludger Duvernay
*Lomer Gouin
*Daniel Johnson, Sr.
*Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada
*Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine
*Sir Wilfrid Laurier
*Bernard Landry
*Hector-Louis Langevin, a father of the Canadian Confederation
*Pierre Laporte
*Jean Lesage
*René Lévesque
*Thomas D'Arcy McGee, a father of the Canadian Confederation
*Honoré Mercier
*Yves Michaud
*Brian Mulroney
*John Neilson
*Robert Nelson
*Wolfred Nelson
*Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan
*Louis-Joseph Papineau
*Jacques Parizeau
*Claude Ryan
*Louis Stephen St-Laurent
*Étienne-Paschal Taché, a father of the Canadian Confederation
*Louis-Alexandre Taschereau
*Daniel Tracey
*Pierre Elliott Trudeau

ciences

*Sidney Altman, Nobel Prize winner
*Pierre Dansereau, father of ecology
*George Mercer Dawson, scientist
*Reginald Fessenden, inventor
*Armand Frappier, researcher in microbiology and immunology
*David H. Levy, astronomer
*William Edmond Logan, geologist
*Rudolph A. Marcus, 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
*Wilder Penfield, neurosurgeon, medical scientist
*Simon Plouffe (1956- ), mathematician & discoverer of the BBP formula
*Hubert Reeves (1932- ), astrophysicist
*Frère Marie-Victorin, creator of Montreal's botanical gardens
*Marc Garneau (1949- ), astronaut, first Quebecer & Canadian in space
*Julie Payette (1963- ), astronaut, first Quebec woman in space
*Lorne Nelson, theoretical astrophysicist
*Henri Wittmann, linguist

ports

*Georges St. Pierre, current UFC Welterweight Champion of the world
*Myriam Bédard, biathlete, Olympic Gold medalist
*Jean Béliveau, ice hockey player
*Chris Benoît, professional wrestler
*Mike Bossy, ice hockey player
*Gaétan Boucher, speed skater
*Ray Bourque, ice hockey player
*Martin Brodeur, ice hockey goalie
*Patrick Carpentier, IRL race car driver
*Éric Desjardins, ice hockey player
*Alexandre Despatie, diver
*Marcel Dionne, ice hockey player
*Éric Gagné, baseball player
*Marc Gagnon, short-track speed skater
*Arturo Gatti, boxer
*Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, ice hockey player
*Doug Harvey, ice hockey player
*Dave Hilton, Jr., boxer
*Matthew Hilton, boxer
*Guy Lafleur, ice hockey player
*Sébastien Lareau, professional tennis player
*René Lecavalier, broadcaster
*Vincent Lecavalier, ice hockey player
*Mario Lemieux, ice hockey player
*Joe Malone, ice hockey player
*Rick Martel, professional wrestler
*Jacques Plante, ice hockey goalie
*Manon Rhéaume, female ice hockey goalie
*Henri Richard, ice hockey player
*Maurice Richard, ice hockey player
*Patrick Roy, ice hockey goalie
*Gilles Villeneuve, F1 race car driver
*Jacques Villeneuve, F1 race car driver, son of Gilles

Other

*Louise Arbour, Supreme Court Justice (The Hague & Canada)
*Henri Raymond Casgrain, priest, author, historian
*Aline Chrétien, wife of former prime minister Jean Chrétien
*Michel Chartrand, union leader and left-wing activist
*Ernest Cormier, architect
*George Comer (1858 - 1937), polar explorer
*Lionel Groulx, priest, historian
*Louis Joliet, explorer
*Jean-Baptiste Kelly, vicar-general
*Paul-Émile Léger, Roman Catholic Cardinal
*Lyse Lemieux, Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Quebec
*Firmin Lepage, architect, 1930 - 2001
*René Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of Rimouski, 1696 - 1718
*Bernard Lonergan, SJ, Jesuit Priest, philosopher, theologian
*Édouard Montpetit (1881-1954), lawyer, economist, scholar
*Pacifique Plante, crime fighting lawyer
*Joseph-Octave Plessis, archbishop
*Roméo Sabourin, SOE agent, executed by the Nazis
*Charles de Salaberry, soldier

ee also

*English-speaking Quebecer
*Scots-Quebecer
*List of people from the Gaspé Peninsula
*List of people from Mauricie
*List of people from Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
*List of Acadians
*List of Quebec writers
*List of Quebec musicians
*List of Quebec film directors
*List of Quebec actors
*List of Quebec comedians
*List of Irish Quebecers
*National Order of Quebec
*List of people by nationality

External links

* [http://www.100quebecois.tv Television series about the 100 Quebecers who made the 20th century]


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