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; 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.

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

In the news

“Watch What Happens: Live” Welcomes Andrea Martin and Nathan Lane Tonight
Playbill Combined , 2014-10-27 14:28:37
Two Tony-winning theatre favorites guest star on Bravo's "Watch What Happens" Live" Oct. 27.

Three bright performances on Broadway: Nathan Lane, Michael Cera and Alex Sharp
LA Times Entertainme, 2014-10-25 22:00:00
In an age of vacuous celebrity, in which body parts can go viral and a good plastic surgeon can get you a bigger pay day than talent, it is heartening to report that Broadway's leading men still come in all shapes and sizes.

‘Laughter’ Was Present in Nathan Lane’s Early Stage Career
Variety, 2014-10-24 17:00:27
Nathan Lane has done plenty of TV and film, but he’s a Broadway baby. This season, he’ll star in Eugene O’Neill classic “The Iceman Cometh,” as well raucous comedy “It’s Only a Play” (by frequent collaborator Terrence McNally) — his 20th Broadway show. But in 1982, he was a theater ...

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