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 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

Disguised Queen Elizabeth Sneaks Into Play About Her Life, Calls It “Riveting”
Playbill Combined , 2015-03-25 15:06:56
Today in 1596, Queen Elizabeth I attended a performance of It's Only A Plague at Theatre Royal Nathan Lane. Featuring a cast of Renaissance celebrities (including legends Thomas No More and Catherine Duh Medici), It's Only A Plague was a comedic, fictional peek backstage at the Queen's 1559 coronation.

T.R. Knight Will Return to Broadway in It’s Only a Play
Playbill Combined , 2015-03-13 17:50:24
Emmy Award-nominated actor T.R. Knight, known for his television work on "Grey's Anatomy," will join the cast of Broadway's It's Only a Play in the role of Frank Finger March 31 — the same day that two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane returns to the cast in the role of ...

Nathan Lane Talks Iceman Cometh on Charlie Rose: “You Have To Do…These Great Parts”
Playbill Combined , 2015-03-13 14:07:13
Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy appear on PBS's "The Charlie Rose" show today to tell what their current sold-out Brooklyn Academy of Music production of The Iceman Cometh means to them and their careers.

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