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.
Nathan Lane to Improve Box Office Outlook at Broadway’s ‘It’s Only a Play’
Variety, 2015-02-25 18:20:55
Starry Broadway comedy “It’s Only Play,” which became a box office juggernaut in the fall but saw sales drop with a cast changeover in January, looks poised to step back up into the upper tiers of the sales chart when Nathan Lane returns to the show later this spring. Lane, ...
ArtsBeat: Nathan Lane Will Return to ‘It’s Only a Play’ on Broadway
NY Times Theater, 2015-02-25 17:16:28
Mr. Lane will resume performances of Terrence McNally’s comedy on March 31, alongside Matthew Broderick and Stockard Channing.
Post-Iceman, Nathan Lane Will Return to Hit Broadway Comedy
Playbill Combined , 2015-02-25 17:07:21
Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, currently starring in the acclaimed revival of The Iceman Cometh at BAM, will return to the role of world-weary actor James Wicker in the hit Broadway comedy It's Only a Play in late March, producers announced Feb. 25.
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