Famous People Born In Quebec City

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Norm MacDonald
(Canadian Stand-Up Comedian, Writer and Cast Member on the TV Show 'Saturday Night Live')
Norm MacDonald
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Birthdate: October 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 14, 2021
Norm Macdonald began by writing for Roseanne. He then soared to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and became famous for his deadpan style of comedy. His other ventures include the podcast Norm Macdonald Live and the shows The Norm Show and Norm Macdonald Has a Show.
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Pom Klementieff
(Known for Her Role of 'Mantis' in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Films)
Pom Klementieff
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus

French actress and model Pom Klementieff is internationally known for her role as Mantis in Marvel Cinematic Universe films. She had a difficult childhood and struggled a lot in her youth. She started acting when she was 19 and appeared in many French films. After establishing herself in French cinema, she made her Hollywood debut in 2013. 

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Patrick Roy
(Canadian Former Professional Ice Hockey Goaltender and Coach)
Patrick Roy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Michael Mando
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Series 'Better Call Saul')
Michael Mando
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Birthdate: July 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Canadian actor Michael Mando is best known for his roles in the video game Far Cry 3, sci-fi series Orphan Black, Marvel Cinematic Universe, and AMC series Better Call Saul. Trained in both classical and contemporary theatre,  Mando also played Mac Gargan aka The Scorpion in the movie Spiderman Homecoming. He is also the Artistic Director and President of Red Barlo Productions.
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Michael Sarrazin
(Actor)
Michael Sarrazin
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Birthdate: May 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 17, 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Rick Martel
(Canadian Retired Professional Wrestler)
Rick Martel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces

Former Canadian wrestler Rick Martel, popularly known as The Model, was notorious in the wrestling circuit for using his fictional brand of cologne named Arrogance, which he would carry around and spray in his opponents’ eyes. His good looks also got him deals with designers in New York and Paris.

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Neil Macdonald
(journalist)
Neil Macdonald
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Birthdate: 1957 AD

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation journalist Neil Macdonald was born to an army man. He is known for his exceptional reporting of the Haitian political violence and the American economic crisis, which won him 2 Gemini Awards. He has also been a correspondent for the Canadian parliament and the Middle East.

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Marc Garneau
(Astronaut, Engineer, Politician)
Marc Garneau
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces

Distinguished Canadian politician, Marc Garneau, began his career as a naval officer and while in service became the first Canadian to travel to the outer space, eventually becoming the President of Canadian Space Agency. Elected to the Parliament as a member of the Liberal Party, he was named Minister of Transport in 2015 and Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2021.

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Guy Laliberte
(Entrepreneur)
Guy Laliberte
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Robert Lepage
(Canadian Actor, Playwright and Director)
Robert Lepage
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Birthdate: December 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Robert Lepage is a Canadian actor, playwright, film, and stage director. He is credited with founding a multidisciplinary production company called Ex Machina, where he serves as the artistic director. Regarded as a master of contemporary theatre, Robert Lepage has been honored with several prestigious awards such as the National Arts Centre Award and the Governor General's Performing Arts Award.

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Alain Vigneault
(Ice hockey player, Ice hockey coach)
Alain Vigneault
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus

Mostly known as the coach of the NHL team Philadelphia Flyers, Alain Vigneault also previously led the New York Rangers to their first Stanley Cup finals in 20 years. He has also scored over 700 victories as a coach with the NHL teams. He was once accused of giving unprescribed sedatives to players.

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Stéphane Dion
(Canadian Diplomat, Academic and Former Politician)
Stéphane Dion
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Birthdate: September 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra

Canadian diplomat, political-scientist and retired politician Stéphane Dion is the Canadian Ambassador to Germany and special envoy to the EU. He was a Member of Parliament for the Montreal riding of Saint-Laurent for over two decades, and held several ministries. He also held office as Leader of Liberal Party of Canada and Leader of the Opposition in House of Commons.

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Paul Stastny
(American Professional Ice Hockey Center)
Paul Stastny
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Simon Gagné
(Ice hockey player)
Simon Gagné
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Pauline Marois
(Politician)
Pauline Marois
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 29, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
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JP Auclair
(Canadian Freestyle Skier)
JP Auclair
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 29, 2014
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Peter Skene Ogden
(Explorer)
Peter Skene Ogden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1790
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 27, 1854
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Mike Ward
(Comedian)
Mike Ward
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Birthdate: September 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo

Mike Ward is a Canadian stand-up comedian who has performed in more than 20 countries across four continents. A controversial personality, Ward earned notoriety for his comedy routine between 2010 and 2013 during which he mocked a young disabled singer named Jérémy Gabriel in many of his shows. Mike Ward has also received many Comedian of the Year awards.

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Napoleon Sarony
(Former lithographer, photographer best known for his portraits of the stars of late-19th-century American theater)
Napoleon Sarony
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: March 9, 1821
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 9, 1896
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William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie
(Businessman)
William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 31, 1847
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 7, 1924
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Gaetan Dugas
(Long misdescribed as 'Patient Zero' of the North American AIDS epidemic)
Gaetan Dugas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 30, 1984
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Félix Leclerc
(Singer-songwriter)
Félix Leclerc
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 8, 1988

Félix Leclerc was a French-Canadian singer-songwriter and writer. Growing up during the Great Depression, he held a series of odd jobs before becoming a radio announcer in Québec City and Trois-Rivières. With time, he built a successful career as a singer and writer. In 1986, he was made a Chevalier of the French Légion d'honneur. 

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F. R. Scott
(Canadian Poet)
F. R. Scott
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 30, 1985
F. R. Scott, was a Canadian poet and intellectual whose work spans law, literature, and politics. Canada's top literary prize, the Governor General's Award, was bestowed upon him twice. Scott was part of the Montreal Group of poets and helped shape modernist poetry in Canada. Besides poetry, he was known for his political activism, and his authority on constitutional law.
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Octave Crémazie
(Canadian Poet Known for Patriotic Poetic Works Such as Le Vieux Soldat Canadien and Le Drapeau de Carillon)
Octave Crémazie
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 16, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 16, 1879

Octave Crémazie was a French-Canadian bookseller and poet who played a major role in Quebec's cultural development. Often referred to as the father of French Canadian poetry, Crémazie is best remembered for his patriotic verse. Octave Crémazie is credited with founding an organization called Institut canadien, which aimed at promoting French-Canadian culture.

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Gaetan Boucher
(Speed skater)
Gaetan Boucher
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Yves Thériault
(Author)
Yves Thériault
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 27, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 20, 1983
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François-Xavier Garneau
(Canadian Poet and Historian)
François-Xavier Garneau
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Birthdate: June 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 3, 1866

François-Xavier Garneau was a French Canadian notary, civil servant, poet, and liberal. Garneau is remembered for his contribution to the French-Canadian community, including Histoire du Canada, a three-volume historical account of the French Canadian nation. The Canadian Historical Association created the François-Xavier Garneau Medal, which is given every five years in his honor.

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Irma Le Vasseur
(Physician)
Irma Le Vasseur
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 20, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 18, 1964
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Charles Gavan Power
(Politician)
Charles Gavan Power
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 30, 1968
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Félix-Antoine Savard
(Canadian Priest, Poet, Novelist and Folklorist)
Félix-Antoine Savard
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 24, 1982

Félix-Antoine Savard was a Canadian poet, academic, novelist, folklorist, and priest. After establishing the parish of Clermont in Charlevoix, Savard used the mountains of Charlevoix to draw inspiration for his novel Menaud, maître draveur, which earned him a medal from the French Academy. From 1950 to 1957, he served as a dean at Université Laval in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.