American actor Nate Haden is probably best known for his role as Louis
Thomas in the television drama series “Desire”
(MyNetworkTV, 2006). He has appeared in such films as “Almost
Normal” (2005), “Silver Bells” (2005, TV) and
“Meet the Spartans” (2008).
Currently, Haden lives in the Los Angeles, California area with his wife, Toni, and their daughter.
Childhood and Family:
Nathaniel Richard Haden, who would later be popular as Nate Haden, was
born on March 9, 1976, in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is the eldest of four
children. Nate was educated at private school from elementary through
High School and then went on to major at Business Administration at
Nebraska Wesleyan University.
On September 26, 2003, Nate was married to Toni Haden. He became a
father when his wife gave birth to a baby girl on November 11, 2006.
Meet the Spartans
In 2004, Nate Haden broke into television with guest spots in
“CSI: Miami” and “Summerland,” where he
portrayed Brad Tustin's love interest in the first. In the following
year, he made his feature film debut as a basketball hunk in
“Almost Normal,” a comedy/drama film directed and written
by Marc Moody. He appeared as stake bed truck driver in the television
film adaptation of “Silver Bell” (2005), starring
Anne Heche and Tate Donovan.
Haden's big break arrived in 2006 when he was cast in the starring role
of Louis Thomas in the telenovela “Desire.” The show
ran from September 5, 2006 to December 5, 2006 on MyNetworkTV. His
co-stars in the show included Zack Silva, Michelle Belegrin, Tommy
Dunster and Kelly Albanese.
In 2007, Haden shot a television series pilot along with Nikki Cox,
Marissa Jaret Winokur, Michael Rapaport, Troy Gentile, Jamie Hagan and
Drew Powell called “Fugly,” directed by Todd Holland. The
same year, he appeared on an episode of “Tim and Eric Awesome
Show, Great Job!” called “Vacation.”
Haden returned to the big screen when he was featured as Ryan Seacrest
look-a-like in the comedy/war movie “Meet the Spartans”
(2008), which was directed and written by Jason Friedberg and Aaron
Seltzer and starred Sean Maguire, Kevin Sorbo and Carmen Electra.