How many celebrities with the last name Nelson can you think of? The famous Nelsons below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Nelson, famous musicians named Nelson, and even athletes named Nelson.
Willie Nelson is certainly one of the most famous Nelsons on this list. One of the famous singer-songwriters with the last name Nelson, he is best known for such hits as “Crazy,” “On the Road Again,” and “To All the Girls I've Loved Before.” He was also a member of The Highwaymen with Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson.
Another of the famous people with the last name Nelson is Judd Nelson. He is an actor associated with the Brat Pack. He starred in St. Elmo's Fire, The Breakfast Club, and other films.
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- Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 29, 1933) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor,... more
- Judd Asher Nelson (born November 28, 1959) is an American actor best known for his roles as... more
- Craig Theodore Nelson (born April 4, 1944) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as... more
- Timothy Blake Nelson (born May 11, 1964) is an American actor, writer and director. His most... more
- Oswald George Nelson (March 20, 1906 – June 3, 1975) was an American band leader, actor,... more
- Eric Hilliard Nelson (May 8, 1940 – December 31, 1985) was an American pop star, musician, and... more
- Kirsten Nelson (born October 3, 1970) is an American actress and director. Born in Enid,... more
- Hawk Nelson is a Canadian Christian rock and pop punk band from Peterborough, Ontario. Formed... more
- Sander L. Nelson (born December 1, 1938) is an American drummer. Nelson, one of the best-known... more
- George Driver "Pinky" Nelson (born (1950-07-13)July 13, 1950) is an American physicist,... more
- Jameer Nelson (born February 9, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who is a... more
- Jordy Ray Nelson (born May 31, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver. He played... more
- Roy Nelson (born June 20, 1976) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the... more
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount NelsonDec. at 47 (1758-1805)Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, (29 September 1758 – 21... more
- Gene Nelson (March 24, 1920 – September 16, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, screenwriter,... more
Don NelsonAge: 75Donald Arvid Nelson (born May 15, 1940), sometimes known as Nellie, is an American former... more
- Azumah Nelson (born 19 July 1958) is a Ghanaian former professional boxer. Widely considered... more
- Earle Leonard Nelson (né Ferral; May 12, 1897 – January 13, 1928), also known in the media as... more
- Clarence William Nelson II (born September 29, 1942) is an American attorney and politician... more
- Harriet Nelson (formerly Hilliard; born Peggy Lou Snyder; July 18, 1909 – October 2, 1994) was... more
- Steven Lee Nelson (born April 26, 1951) is a former professional American football linebacker... more
- Jeffrey Allan Nelson (born November 17, 1966) is an American former baseball relief pitcher... more
- Oscar Matthew "Battling" Nelson ( June 5, 1882 – February 7, 1954), was a Danish-American... more
- Joseph George Nelson (born October 25, 1974) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.... more
- Edwin Stafford Nelson (December 21, 1928 – August 9, 2014) was an American actor, best known... more