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Who Is The Most Famous Nathan In The World?

Updated November 4, 2020 668 votes 33 voters 33.1k views80 items

List RulesVote up all of the Nathans you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Nathan can you think of? The famous Nathans below have many different professions, including notable actors named Nathan, famous musicians named Nate, and even comedians named Nathan.

Nathan Fillion is certainly one of the most famous Nathans on this list. One of the famous actors named Nathan, he is best known for portraying the title role on Castle. Firefly, The Rookie, and Slither are also among his popular projects. You may also recognize Nathan Kress from Nickelodeon. He's most known for playing Freddie Benson on iCarly.

Another of the famous people with the first name Nathan is Nathan Lane. He has provided voice work for The Lion King and Stuart Little. He has also received multiple Tony Awards for acting in such plays as The Producers and Angels in America.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Nate? Just add them to the list!

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    Nathan Fillion

    1971-03-27

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    Nathan Fillion (; born March 27, 1971) is a Canadian-American actor and voice actor, known for...  more

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    Nathan Lane

    1956-02-03

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, USA

    Nathan Lane (born Joseph Lane; February 3, 1956) is an American actor and writer. He has...  more

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  • Nathan Fielder3
    Nathan Joseph Fielder (born 1983/1984) is a Canadian writer, comedian and entrepreneur. He is...  more

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    Nate Ruess

    1982-02-26

    BirthplaceIowa City, Iowa

    Nathaniel Joseph "Nate" Ruess is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is the lead...  more
  • Nate Berkus5
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    Nate Berkus

    1971-09-17

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    Nathan Jay Berkus (born September 17, 1971) is an American interior designer, author, and...  more
  • Nate Dogg6
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    Nate Dogg

    1969-08-19

    BirthplaceClarksdale, Mississippi, United States of America

    Nathaniel Dwayne Hale (August 19, 1969 – March 15, 2011), known professionally as Nate Dogg,...  more

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  • Nate Parker7
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    Nate Parker

    1979-11-18

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    Nate Parker (born November 18, 1979) is an American actor who has appeared in Beyond the...  more

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    Nathan Kress

    1992-11-18

    BirthplaceUSA, Glendale, California

    Nathan Karl Kress (born November 18, 1992) is an American actor, director, and former child...  more
  • Nathan Beaulieu9
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    Nathan Beaulieu

    1992-12-05

    BirthplaceStrathroy-Caradoc, Canada

    Nathan Anthony Richard Beaulieu (born December 5, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey...  more
  • Nate Archibald10
    15

    Nate Archibald

    1948-09-02

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Nathaniel "Tiny" Archibald (born September 2, 1948) is an American retired professional...  more

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  • Nathan Sharpe11
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    Nathan Sharpe

    1978-02-26

    BirthplaceWagga Wagga, Australia

    Nathan Sharpe (born 26 February 1978) is a retired professional Australian rugby union player....  more
  • Nathan Jones12
    12

    Nathan Jones

    1970-08-21

    BirthplaceGold Coast, Australia

    Nathan Jones (born 21 August 1970) is an Australian actor, powerlifting champion, strongman...  more
  • Nate Robinson13
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    Nate Robinson

    1984-05-31

    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington

    Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson (born May 31, 1984) is an American professional basketball...  more

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  • Nate McMillan14
    10

    Nate McMillan

    1964-08-03

    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina

    Nathaniel McMillan (born August 3, 1964) is an American basketball coach and former player who...  more
  • Nathan Hale15
    14

    Nathan Hale

    1755-06-06

    BirthplaceCoventry, Connecticut

    Nathan Hale (June 6, 1755 – September 22, 1776) was an American soldier and spy for the...  more

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  • Nate Wolters16
    15

    Nate Wolters

    1991-05-15

    BirthplaceSt. Cloud, Minnesota

    Nate Wolters is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Grand Rapids...  more
  • Nate Newton17
    8

    Nate Newton

    1961-12-20

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    Nathaniel Newton (born December 20, 1961) is a former American football guard in the National...  more
  • Nate Thurmond18
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    Nate Thurmond

    1941-07-25

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Nathaniel Thurmond (July 25, 1941 – July 16, 2016) was an American basketball player who spent...  more

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  • Nathan Adrian19
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    Nathan Adrian

    1988-12-07

    BirthplaceBremerton, Washington

    Nathan Ghar-jun Adrian (born December 7, 1988) is an American competitive swimmer and...  more
  • Nathan East20
    10

    Nathan East

    1955-12-08

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Nathan Harrell East (born December 8, 1955) is an American jazz, R&B, and rock bass player and...  more
  • Nathan Bedford Forrest21

    BirthplaceChapel Hill, Tennessee

    Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877) was a Confederate Army general...  more

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  • Nate Kaeding22
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    Nate Kaeding

    1982-03-26

    BirthplaceIowa City, Iowa

    Nathaniel James Kaeding (born March 26, 1982) is a former American football player who was a...  more
  • Nate Schierholtz23
    7

    BirthplaceReno, Nevada

    Nathan John Schierholtz (born February 15, 1984), is an American former professional baseball...  more
  • Nathan Parsons24
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    Nathan Parsons

    1988-06-16

    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia

    Nathan Dean Parsons (born 16 June 1988) is an American actor, known for his work in daytime...  more
  • Nathan Charles25
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    Nathan Charles

    1989-01-09

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Nathan Charles Saints (born 9 January 1989) is an Australian rugby union player and Data...  more