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Nathan Lane

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Biography

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

Source: Wikipedia

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 Stuart Little and Disney's The Lion King film series, 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 59) Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, writer
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Partner(s): Devlin Elliott
  • 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

‘Tell Torvald to Grow Up’: Laurie Metcalf and Nathan Lane Trade Emails on Their Celebrated Roles
NY Times Theater, 2017-05-24 19:09:42
The two actors (and friends) talk about their current shows and their recent nominations.

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Variety, 2017-05-05 21:29:09
Better on angels than it is on America, Marianne Elliott’s grand revival of “Angels in America” brings Tony Kushner’s sprawling fantasia back to London’s National Theater 25 years after its first outing here. Time has changed both the play and the theater: AIDS isn’t the live issue it was, Reaganomics ...

'Angels in America': Theater Review
Hollywood Reporter, 2017-05-05 13:12:35
Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane headline a return to the National Theatre for 'Angels in America,' Tony Kushner’s landmark opus set in New York at the height of the AIDS crisis. read more

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