Nate Archibald
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Nathaniel Archibald
Portrayed By
Chace Crawford
Cecily von Ziegesar
TV Series
Josh Schwartz
Stephanie Savage
High School Graduate
College Student
Running For Mayor
Howie 'The Captain' Archibald (father)
Anne Archibald (mother)
Extended Family
William Vanderbilt (grandfather)
Tripp Vanderbilt (cousin)
Blair Waldorf (childhood romance, ex-girlfriend)
Serena van der Woodsen (one-night stand, ex-girlfriend)
Vanessa Abrams (ex-girlfriend)
Catherine Mason (affair)
Jenny Humphrey (fling)
Bree Buckley (ex-girlfriend)
First Appearance
Last Appearance

Nathaniel 'Nate' Archibald is a supporting character of the Gossip Girl Novels and a main character of the TV series of the same name. Nate is born to Howie 'The Captain' Archibald and Anne Archibald (née Vanderbilt). Nate becomes romantically entangled with most of the series' female characters from his long time girlfriend Blair Waldorf and long unrequited love Serena van der Woodsen to Brooklyn residents Vanessa Abrams and Jenny Humphrey. Chace Crawford portrays Nate Archibald.

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The fourth season of the show shows Nate in a downward spiral after his break-up with Serena. He takes several attempts to get over Serena by sleeping with a variety of women courtesy of Chuck's playbook. While on one of his dates, he meets Juliet Sharp, who helps him move on from his break-up but unaware that she and her brother have an agenda against Serena. When Serena returns to New York, their friendship is strained but the two rebuild their friendship when they decide to aid and Chuck and Blair from destroying each other. Serena continues to send mixed signals that confuses both Nate and Dan on whom she really wantsjnjnj.