Chip (Alfie from the movie 'Argylle') (Cat)
Claudia Schiffer has a Scottish Fold breed cat named Chip. Chip, in a clear case of celebrity pet nepotism, stars in the 2024 film Argylle, directed by Schiffer’s husband, Matthew Vaughn. This came after Vaughn fired the first feline actor cast for the role… Read the whole story on Chip landing the lead role in Argylle.
In the early 2000s, Claudia Schiffer had a beloved German Shepherd named Oscar. Schiffer first met Oscar’s dad, Rocky, a stunt dog in Mean Machine (2001), produced by her husband, Matthew Vaughn. She loved Rocky so much that she sought out one of his puppies. She then ordered two more puppies from the same breeder in 2003.
Flash and Frank (Dog)
Claudia Schiffer has two spaniels named Flash and Frank. Frank is a rescued spaniel mix, and Flash is a black working spaniel. Seen here, in a photo Schiffer shared on Facebook in April 2022, from left to right, is Flash, Frank, and Rollo. It’s unknown if the black labrador on the far right is her dog, as she only mentions her three dogs in interviews.
Claudia Schiffer and Matthew Vaughn have a selection of farm animals and pets living on their luxury English estate in Suffolk. This includes pigs, swans, geese, ducks, chickens, rabbits, tortoises, and more.
Matthew Vaughn, a British film director, producer, and screenwriter, is best known for his successful Kingsman series, showcasing his directorial prowess and his skill in adapting comic books to the big screen with a unique twist.
Vaughn’s journey in the film industry is marked by a variety of notable projects. His directorial debut, Layer Cake starring Daniel Craig, received widespread acclaim, establishing him as a director to watch. He then went on to direct the fantasy epic Stardust, which featured an ensemble cast including Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, and Robert De Niro. However, it was the X-Men: First Class that marked a turning point in his career, reinvigorating the X-Men franchise with a fresh perspective. His Kingsman series, starring Taron Egerton and Colin Firth, is a testament to his ability to create action-packed, yet deeply engaging, narratives. Additionally, Kick-Ass, a bold adaptation of the comic book, demonstrated his skill in handling unconventional superhero stories.
Collaboration has been a cornerstone of Vaughn’s career. He has worked closely with screenwriter Jane Goldman on several projects, creating a dynamic duo known for their creative synergy. His work with actors like Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz in Kick-Ass and Taron Egerton in the Kingsman series has been pivotal in their careers. Vaughn has also worked with legendary actors like Michael Caine and Samuel L. Jackson, adding gravitas to his films. His collaboration with comic book writers Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons on Kick-Ass and Kingsman, respectively, has been instrumental in bringing these stories to life on the big screen.
Vaughn’s work has not gone unrecognized. He has received numerous nominations and awards for his direction and production work. His film Kick-Ass won the Empire Award for Best British Film. The Kingsman series, celebrated for its innovative approach to the spy genre, garnered multiple nominations, including at the BAFTAs and the Empire Awards.
Matthew Vaughn has been married to supermodel Claudia Schiffer since 2002.