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Nathan Lane      

Tony Award-Winning Actor, Singer & Writer Known for His Roles in "The Birdcage" and "The Producers"

Nathan Lane is a Tony Award-winning actor, singer, and writer known for his roles in The Birdcage and The Producers. Lane is also known for having voiced the character Timon, a meerkat, in Disney's 1994 film The Lion King.

Since his performance in Mike Nichols’ The Birdcage catapulted him into stardom in 1996, Lane has appeared in one memorable role after another. His portrayal of Max Bialystock in the long-running Broadway phenomenon The Producers won him the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical; for his London appearances in the same role, he was honored with the Olivier Award.

Lane has also been wildly acclaimed for his appearances on the stage in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, "(for which he picked up his first Tony), Terence McNally’s "Love! Valour! Compassion!," and "Guys and Dolls;" as well for his voiceover work in The Lion King, Stuart Little, and Mouse Hunt. In 2006, he wrote the libretto and starred in Stephen Sondheim’s hit adaptation of Aristophanes’ "The Frogs."

Lane has appeared in television shows including HBO's "Sex and the City," "Modern Family," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "30 Rock," "The Good Wife," and "The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story."

Lane is a high-energy presence on the lecture stage, whose appearances always entertain, inspire, and leave audiences clamoring for more.

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Nathan Lane is still the biggest draw on Broadway | New York Post

And the box office champ of the fall is — Nathan Lane in “The Front Page.” The revival recouped its $4.8 million production cost at the end of December, and is ...

Nathan Lane on Donald Trump's 'Hamilton' Tweets | Variety

The spat between Donald Trump and the cast of "Hamilton" still lingered at the Manhattan Theatre Club's Fall Gala that honored Nathan Lane.

Nathan Lane Recalls Tense Moment Declining to Come Out to Oprah

To some the 1990s feel like yesterday, but stories about social change often succinctly mark the passage of time. Nathan Lane appeared on The Hollywood ...

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'Gary: a Sequel to Titus Andronicus': Nathan Lane Cleans Up ...

In 'Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus,' Taylor Mac imagines what happened next after Shakespeare's tragedy: an epic clean-up of blood and body parts, and a ...

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