Jean Claude Carriere
- Category : 1931-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 3
French historian, novelist, screenwriter, actor, director, and Academy Award honoree. He received an Academy Award for best short film for co-writing Heureux Anniversaire (1963), and was later conferred an Honorary Oscar in 2014.
An alumnus of the École normale supérieure de Saint-Cloud, he was a frequent collaborator with Luis Buñuel. He was president of La Fémis, the French state film school and wrote more than 80 books.
Carrière married twice and had two daughters. He died in his sleep in Paris on 8 February 2021 at age 89.