Claude is the main character of Grand Theft Auto III, and he also appears in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, where Catalina calls him “Claude”.
- In GTA3, he is a criminal who is betrayed by his girlfriend Catalina shortly after robbing a bank. She leaves him for dead, but he survives and, during prison transport, is able to escape custody when a bridge he’s being transported over is bombed. He begins working for various criminals leading up to his revenge on Catalina.
- In GTA:SA, set before GTA III, he makes a cameo as Catalina’s new boyfriend and CJ’s opponent in a race.
- He is referenced in GTA IV where Niko can wear the same outfit that Claude had in GTA III.