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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 is a two-time Tony Award-winning American actor. He is best known for his roles as Mendy in The Lisbon Traviata, 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, and his voice work in The Lion King and Stuart Little. In 2006 he 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
  • Occupation: Actor, singer, 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

Nathan Lane: Straight actors can play gay roles
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-07-22 23:29:05
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award-winning stage and screen actor Nathan Lane said.

Lane takes 'The Nance' from Broadway to TV
USA Today TV, 2014-07-22 21:38:49
Live from Lincoln Center turns 40 this year, and Nathan Lane is helping the show celebrate.         

Discussions on The Nance with Nathan Lane, Jack O'Brien and Douglas Carter Beane (Video)
Playbill Combined , 2014-06-28 17:59:00
Check out this new video about The Nance – featuring Tony winner Nathan Lane, director Jack O'Brien, and playwright Douglas Carter Beane – as they discuss the play, the film version, history and story-telling.

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