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Lane in Huntington Theatre Company's production of Simon Gray's Butley

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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 in The Lion King as Timon, Teacher's Pet as Spot, and Stuart Little as Snowbell, and his recurring roles on Modern Family, The Good Wife, and The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story as F. Lee Bailey. He has received three Tony Awards: he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and The Producers and the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for Angels in America. He has also received two Golden Globe nominations, six Primetime Emmy nominations, a Screen Actors Guild Award, two Daytime Emmy Awards, and a People's Choice Award. 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.12

Fact file

  • Born: Joseph Lane February 3, 1956 (age 62)Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, writer
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Spouse(s): Devlin Elliott(m. 2015)

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

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Nathan Lane on playing the dark side
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2020-04-12 14:06:41
The Tony-winning actor best known for comedies such as "The Producers" and "The Birdcage" now stars in a noir TV murder mystery tinged with the supernatural: "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"

Nathan Lane on "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2020-04-12 14:00:28
Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane, best known for playing funny and poignant in such comedies as "The Producers" and "The Birdcage," now stars in a noir TV murder mystery tinged with the supernatural: "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels." He talked with correspondent Martha Teichner about pushing himself into more dramatic ...

"Gary" playwright Taylor Mac
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-04-28 14:51:14
As a followup to William Shakespeare's bloodiest play, "Titus Andronicus," Taylor Mac has penned an unlikely sequel: "Gary," a new Broadway comedy starring Nathan Lane as a servant hired to clean up the bloody mess of Shakespeare's tragedy. John Blackstone sits down with Mac, a playwright and performance artist best ...

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