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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 09 Jan 2006
  • Star rank: 234
  • Address:
    6805 Hollywood Blvd
  • Position: 4 tiles from the curb, facing east
  • GPS location:
    34.101674, -118.339747

Nathan Lane

Previous star: Taylor Holmes

Biography

Nathan Lane (born Joseph Lane; February 3, 1956) is an American actor and writer. He is known for his roles as Albert in The Birdcage, Max Bialystock in the musical The Producers, Ernie Smuntz in MouseHunt, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, his voice work as Snowbell in Stuart Little and Timon in The Lion King, and his recurring roles on Modern Family and The Good Wife. In 2006, Lane received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2008, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame.

Fact file

  • Born: Joseph Lane February 3, 1956 (age 58) Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, writer
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Awards: Tony Awards, Daytime Emmy Awards, SAG Award, Drama Desk Awards, Olivier Award, Obie Awards, People’s Choice Award

Read more about Nathan Lane at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

2 plays have reason to crow on Broadway this week
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-12-19 20:27:28
NEW YORK (AP) — Two star-driven Broadway plays this week got early Christmas presents when they announced they'd recouped their respective investments.

'Birdcage' Actor Dan Futterman Recalls Mike Nichols Breaking Into Fits of Giggles on Set
Hollywood Reporter, 2014-11-24 17:00:00
Nichols let stars Nathan Lane and Robin Williams "go and get it out of their system, and you never know what you'll find, something brilliant may come up, and he would take all the time that was needed," Futterman remembers in a THR tribute to the directorread more

Elaine Stritch given a starry Broadway tribute
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2014-11-18 18:34:23
Nathan Lane, Bernadette Peters and Holland Taylor among those who took part in the tribute to the late actress and theater star

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