About this star

  • 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


Nathan Lane (born Joseph Lane) is a two-time Tony and Emmy 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, 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

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ArtsBeat: Laughs Draw a Crowd to McNally’s ‘It’s Only a Play’
NY Times Theater, 2014-09-02 20:21:00
Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only a Play,” a showbiz send-up with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, had strong sales in its first preview performances.

Bruce Springsteen working on a picture book
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2014-08-29 14:00:54
Rock legend Bruce Springsteen is showing off his versatility by working on a picture book for kids. Plus, Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane are back together on the Broadway stage in the play "It's Only a Play." Suzanne Marques reports in this Eye on Entertainment.

'Modern Family' Makes Emmy History
Entertainment Tonigh, 2014-08-26 02:57:00
Modern Family continued its reign at the Emmys on Sunday, tying Frasier for the most Outstanding Comedy Series wins with its fifth statuette.PICS: The Hottest Looks from the Emmy Red Carpet The show was nominated in 10 different categories this year, including Outstanding Supporting Actor (Ty Burrell and Jesse Tyler ...

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