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 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

Jazz & Sondheim, Nathan Lane, John Leguizamo, Dick Van Dyke, George Takei Set for 92Y
Playbill Combined , 2015-07-23 15:30:27
Tony nominee Ann Hampton Callaway will be part of Jazz & Sondheim, Side by Side July 29 at 8 PM at 92Y's Kaufmann Concert Hall.

Nathan Lane and Steven Pasquale Are Latest Broadway Stars to Join O.J. Simpson Miniseries
Playbill Combined , 2015-07-15 17:02:39
Nathan Lane is giving TV another try.

Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick Take Their Final Bows in It’s Only a Play Today
Playbill Combined , 2015-06-07 04:00:21
Terrence McNally's star-studded backstage comedy It's Only a Play, which reunited The Producers co-stars Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, plays its final performance June 7 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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