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  • 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

Biography

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 59) 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

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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