Celebrities Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen  

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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Nielsen. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Nielsen on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Nielsen as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Nielsen along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Nielsen, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Nielsens include Leslie Nielsen, Brigitte Nielsen, and Connie Nielsen, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Leslie Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Dec. at 84 (1926-2010) - Leslie William Nielsen, OC was a Canadian-American actor and comedian. He appeared in more than 100 films and 150 television programs, portraying more than 220 characters. Nielsen was born in ...more

Brigitte Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 55 - Brigitte Nielsen is a Danish actress, model, singer, and reality television personality who began her career modelling for Greg Gorman and Helmut Newton and several years later acted in the 1985 ...more

Connie Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 53 - Connie Inge-Lise Nielsen is a Danish actress whose first major role in an English language film was a supporting role in The Devil's Advocate; Nielsen later gained international attention for ...more

Rick Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 72 - Richard Alan "Rick" Nielsen is the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Cheap Trick. For the band's first few albums, Nielsen wrote the majority of ...more

Brian Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 53 - Brian Nielsen is a retired Danish professional boxer. He is the former IBO and International Boxing Council Heavyweight Champion.

Carl Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Dec. at 66 (1865-1931) - Carl August Nielsen is widely recognized as Denmark's greatest composer, and is also remembered as a skilled conductor and a violinist. Brought up by poor but musically talented parents on the ...more

Nancy Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
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Frans Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 34 - Frans Nielsen is a Danish professional ice hockey player currently playing with the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. He is the first Danish citizen to play in the NHL.

Brian Steen Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 50 - Brian Steen Nielsen is a former Danish professional footballer from Denmark, who most notably played 66 matches as a defensive midfielder for the Denmark national team between 1990 and 2002, ...more

Juanita Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Dec. at 38 (1937-1975) - Juanita Joan Nielsen was an Australian publisher, activist for conservation and community issues - particularly anti-development campaigns - and heiress. She disappeared in Kings Cross, Sydney ...more

Kai Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Kai Nielsen age 93 - Kai Nielsen is professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Calgary. Before moving to Canada, Nielsen taught at New York University. He specializes in metaphilosophy, ethics, and social ...more

Fernando Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
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Lykke Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Died at 60 (1946-2006) - Lykke Nielsen was an actress and writer.

Helle Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 37 - Helle Nielsen is a female badminton player from Denmark.

Sanna Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 34 - Sanna Viktoria Nielsen is a Swedish pop singer. After her seventh attempt, she won Melodifestivalen in 2014 with the song "Undo" and so represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song ...more

Joachim Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Joachim Nielsen Dec. at 36 (1964-2000) - Joachim Nielsen, better known as Jokke, was a Norwegian rock musician and poet. He was the frontman of Norwegian rock band Jokke & Valentinerne, the brother of cartoonist Christopher ...more

Sister Paula Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen

Poul Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Dec. at 71 (1891-1962) - Niels Poul "Tist" Nielsen was a Danish football player, who is the joint all-time best goalscorer for the Danish national team with 52 goals from only 38 matches, averaging 1.37 goals ...more

Christine Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen

Asta Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Dec. at 91 (1881-1972) - Asta Nielsen, was a Danish silent film actress who was one of the most popular leading ladies of the 1910s and one of the first international movie stars. Seventy of Nielsen's 74 films were made ...more

Natasha Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Natasha Nielsen Natasha Nielsen is an actress.

Jakob Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 61 - Jakob Nielsen is a web usability consultant. He holds a Ph.D. in human–computer interaction from the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen.

Erik Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
Dec. at 84 (1924-2008) - Erik Hersholt Nielsen PC DFC QC was a Canadian politician, and longtime Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament for Yukon.

Kasper Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 43 - Kasper Nielsen is a Danish team handball player. He is a two-times European Champion by winning both the 2008 and the 2012 European Men's Handball Championships with the Danish national handball ...more

Matthew Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Nielsen
age 41 - Matthew Peter "Matt" Nielsen is an Australian former professional basketball player. He is currently working with the Perth Wildcats as a big-man coach.