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Who Is The Most Famous Nigel In The World?

Updated November 13, 2020 566 votes 43 voters 21.3k views52 items

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

How many celebrities named Nigel can you think of? The famous Nigels below have many different professions, including notable actors named Nigel, famous athletes named Nigel, and even musicians named Nigel. There are also British actors called Nigel. 

Nigel Godrich is certainly one of the most famous Nigels on this list. One of the famous musicians named Nigel, he is best known for producing the majority of Radiohead's albums. He has also worked with Beck, Paul McCartney, and U2.

Another of the famous people with the first name Nigel is Nigel Barker. He is a fashion photographer and former model. He was a judge for 17 seasons of America's Next Top Model.

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

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    Nigel Barker

    1972-04-27
    Nigel Barker (born 27 April 1972) is an English reality TV show personality, fashion...  more

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    #184 of 432 Famous Tall Men Over 6'2#151 of 205 Famous Boarding School Alumni

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    Nigel Godrich

    1971-02-28
    Nigel Timothy Godrich (born 28 February 1971) is an English record producer, recording...  more
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    Nigel John Taylor (born 20 June 1960) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, producer and...  more

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    #105 of 186 The All-Time Best Rock Bassists#113 of 272 The Sexiest Musical Artists of All Time

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    Nigel Hawthorne

    1929-04-05
    Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne (5 April 1929 – 26 December 2001) was an English actor. He...  more

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    #111 of 211 The Greatest British Actors of All Time#137 of 173 The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

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    Nigel Farage

    1964-04-03
    Nigel Paul Farage (; born 3 April 1964) is a British politician, broadcaster, and leader of...  more
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    Nigel Lythgoe

    1949-07-09
    Nigel Lythgoe OBE (born 9 July 1949) is an English television and film director and producer,...  more
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    Nigel Benn

    1964-01-22
    Nigel Gregory Benn (born 22 January 1964) is a British former professional boxer who competed...  more

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    #109 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#16 of 65 The Best Boxers of the 1990s

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    Nigel Bruce

    1895-02-04
    William Nigel Ernle Bruce (4 February 1895 – 8 October 1953) was a British character actor on...  more
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    Nigel Terry

    1945-08-15
    Peter Nigel Terry (15 August 1945 – 30 April 2015) was an English stage and film actor...  more
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    Nigel de Jong

    1984-11-30
    Nigel de Jong (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈnɑiɟəl də ˈjɔŋ]; born 30 November 1984) is a Dutch...  more
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    Nigel Kennedy

    1956-12-28
    Nigel Kennedy (born 28 December 1956) is an English violinist and violist. He made his early...  more

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    #37 of 52 The Best Violists in the World#41 of 51 The Best Classical Violinists in the World

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    Nigel Mansell

    1953-08-08
    Nigel Ernest James Mansell, (; born 8 August 1953) is a British former racing driver who won...  more
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    Nigel Planer

    1953-02-22
    Nigel George Planer (born 22 February 1953) is an English actor, comedian, novelist and...  more
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    Nigel Winterburn (born 11 December 1963) is an English former professional footballer and...  more
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    Nigel Gibbs is an actor....  more
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    Nigel Lawson

    1932-03-11
    Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby, (born 11 March 1932) is a British Conservative...  more
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    Nigel Patrick

    1912-05-02
    Nigel Patrick (born Nigel Dennis Patrick Wemyss-Gorman; 2 May 1912 – 21 September 1981) was an...  more
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    Nigel Clough

    1966-03-19
    Nigel Howard Clough (born 19 March 1966) is an English professional football manager and...  more
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    Nigel Martyn

    1966-08-11
    Antony Nigel Martyn (born 11 August 1966), is an English retired professional footballer who...  more
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    Nigel Olsson

    1949-02-10
    Nigel Olsson (born 10 February 1949) is an English rock drummer and singer best known for his...  more
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    Nigel Owens

    1971-06-18
    Nigel Owens, (born 18 June 1971) is a Welsh international rugby union referee. He is the...  more
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    Nigel Stock

    1919-09-21
    Nigel Stock may refer to: Nigel Stock (actor) (1919–1986), British actor Nigel Stock (bishop)...  more
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    Nigel Bond

    1965-11-15
    Nigel Bond (born 15 November 1965 in Darley Dale, Derbyshire) is an English professional...  more
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    Nigel Davenport

    1928-05-23
    Arthur Nigel Davenport (23 May 1928 – 25 October 2013) was an English stage, television and...  more
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    Nigel Havers

    1951-11-06
    Nigel Allan Havers (born 6 November 1951) is an English actor. He played Lord Andrew Lindsay...  more