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.
Creation and CastingEdit
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 wants.