Have you ever realized how many famous people named Nils there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Nils to show that Nilses have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Nielses on this list might go by Niels, so this list also includes famous people named Nils. From actors named Nils to athletes named Nils, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Niels. This list includes well-known Nilses like Swedish football player Nils Liedholm, nuclear physicist Niels Bohr, and American rock musician Nils Lofgren.