People with N Initials

From NA to NY, name the famous person with each set of initials.
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Last updated: October 8, 2020
First submittedNovember 2, 2011
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Initials
Clue
Person
NA
Took a small step for man, but a giant leap for mankind
Neil Armstrong
NB
Conquered most of Europe in the early 1800s
Napoleon Bonaparte
NC
Discovered that the Earth revolves around the Sun
Nicolaus Copernicus
ND
"Sweet Caroline" singer
Neil Diamond
NE
Wrote and directed "Sleepless in Seattle"
Nora Ephron
NF
Comedic partner of Simon Pegg
Nick Frost
NG
With his brother Liam, one of the singers of the band "Oasis"
Noel Gallagher
NH
"The Scarlet Letter" author
Nathaniel Hawthorne
NI
Australian actress and singer of "Torn"
Natalie Imbruglia
NJ
"Come Away With Me" singer, daughter of Ravi Shankar
Norah Jones
NK
Leader of the Soviet Union, 1953–1964
Nikita Khrushchev
NL
English cooking show host
Nigella Lawson
NM
Anti-apartheid leader
Nelson Mandela
NN
"48 Hrs." star
Nick Nolte
NO
Mustachioed comedian who starred as Ron Swanson in "Parks and Recreation"
Nick Offerman
NP
"Black Swan" actress
Natalie Portman
NR
Former first lady who said "just say no to drugs"
Nancy Reagan
NS
"These boots are made for walkin", sang this daughter of Frank
Nancy Sinatra
NT
A.C. power pioneer, namesake of an auto company
Nikola Tesla
NW
In America, his name is synonymous with dictionaries
Noah Webster
NY
Partnered with Crosby, Stills & Nash
Neil Young
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Level 84
Jun 8, 2014
Didn't know that song but should have guessed Jones, she's always showing up on quizzes.
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Level 50
Aug 8, 2014
My dad listened to her all the time. She was the only jazz singer I could tolerate, and as a result, that song is STILL stuck in my head for all this time.
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Level 77
Sep 8, 2014
On every quiz with names I don't know I always guess Smith, Jones, Johnson, Jackson, Brown, Davis, Williams, Wilson, and Thomas. They often give me at least one correct answer. Worked again this time, too.
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Level 58
Aug 31, 2021
Glad I'm not the only one!
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Level 35
Nov 23, 2015
I only got Neil Armstrong!
+10
Level 84
Sep 13, 2017
How is that possible? Do you live on the moon?
+13
Level 84
May 27, 2018
Quiz is too Earth-centric. Only one moon answer!
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Level 22
May 27, 2018
lol, saaaaame.
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Level 81
Jan 9, 2016
I am amazed I still know some of these. Like those figure skaters.
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Level 65
Aug 21, 2017
I just finished watching an episode of Spaced, so it was a bit of a coincidence having the Nick Frost question in here.
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Level 45
May 27, 2018
Hmmmmm. Comedic partner of Simon Pegg with initials NF. I assumed it was Nigel Farage.
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Level 77
May 27, 2018
I wonder in how many countries people become synonymous with dictionaries. In Germany, that would be Duden, for Konrad Duden.
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Level 78
Jun 9, 2018
Larousse?
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Level 77
Jun 25, 2018
Cool.
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Level 74
Oct 15, 2020
I suppose that's like Joan Collins in the UK. Also, I did not know that Zac Ephron's mother was a movie director.
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Level 74
Sep 1, 2021
I hope you're just kidding. It's Zac EFron, obviously. Completely different name.
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Level 90
Oct 8, 2020
Nyota Uhura could fill a gap on the page, if you're allowing fictionals.
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Level 58
May 26, 2021
One more point until level 57 for me.
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Level 58
Aug 31, 2021
Niall Quinn is a pretty well-known footballer over here - could be an option if you're looking for an NQ one.
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Level 67
Sep 3, 2021
a smidge american....
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Level 70
Sep 5, 2021
"TheSE boots are made for walkin", sang this daughter of Frank
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Level ∞
Sep 5, 2021
Fixed.
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Level 76
Aug 17, 2022
Norah Jones is Ravi Shankar's daughter? I had no idea.