List of famous people named Nathan, along with photos. How many celebrities named Nate can you think of? The famous Nathans below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Nathan, athletes named Nate, and even political figures named Nathan. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Nathan? Add them to the list.Nathan Lane is a Broadway and film actor. Some of his most memorable films include The Birdcage and The Producers. He even played the same role on Broadway's The Producers. He is also inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. Another actor on this list is Nathan Fillion. Now on the t.v. show Castle, he has many other credits. Some include Waitress and t.v. shows Firefly. He's also known for his voiceover work in several video games: Halo 3, Destiny and Halo 5: Guardians, to name a few.