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Who Is The Most Famous Nathan In The World?

Updated November 4, 2020 668 votes 33 voters 33.0k 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!

  • Nathan Fillion1

    Nathan Fillion


    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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

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  • Nathan Lane2

    Nathan Lane


    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 Ruess4

    Nate Ruess


    BirthplaceIowa City, Iowa

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

    Nate Berkus


    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

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

    Nate Dogg


    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

    Nate Parker


    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 Kress8

    Nathan Kress


    BirthplaceUSA, Glendale, California

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

    Nathan Beaulieu


    BirthplaceStrathroy-Caradoc, Canada

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

    Nate Archibald


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

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

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  • Nathan Sharpe11

    Nathan Sharpe


    BirthplaceWagga Wagga, Australia

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

    Nathan Jones


    BirthplaceGold Coast, Australia

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

    Nate Robinson


    BirthplaceSeattle, Washington

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

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  • Nate McMillan14

    Nate McMillan


    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina

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

    Nathan Hale


    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

    Nate Wolters


    BirthplaceSt. Cloud, Minnesota

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

    Nate Newton


    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

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

    Nate Thurmond


    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

    Nathan Adrian


    BirthplaceBremerton, Washington

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

    Nathan East


    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

    Nate Kaeding


    BirthplaceIowa City, Iowa

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

    BirthplaceReno, Nevada

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

    Nathan Parsons


    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia

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

    Nathan Charles


    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

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