Nathan Lane

Actor · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 82
Nathan Lane is an American actor and writer. He has played the roles of Albert in The Birdcage, Max Bialystock in the musical The Producers, Ernie Smuntz in Mouse Hunt, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, and Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. His voice work includes The Lion King as Timon and Stuart Little as Snowbell, and... read more

Nathan Lane is an American actor and writer. He has played the roles of Albert in The Birdcage, Max Bialystock in the musical The Producers, Ernie Smuntz in Mouse Hunt, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, and Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. His voice work includes The Lion King as Timon and Stuart Little as Snowbell, and he has played recurring roles on Modern Family, The Good Wife, and The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story as F. Lee Bailey.

Birth Name

Joseph Lane

Born

Friday, 03 February 1956

Actor Filmography

Spellbound Oracle of the Sun / The Oracle of the Sun (voice) 2022
The Gilded Age Ward McAllister 2022
Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11 Self 2021
Only Murders in the Building Teddy Dimas 2021
One Night Only: The Best of Broadway Self 2020
Difficult People Nathan Lane 2020
Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn Self / Himself 2020
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Lewis Michener 2020
ReMastered: The Lion's Share Self 2018
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Winner 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Spellbound Oracle of the Sun / The Oracle of the Sun (voice) 2022
The Gilded Age Ward McAllister 2022
Too Soon: Comedy After 9/11 Self 2021
Only Murders in the Building Teddy Dimas 2021
One Night Only: The Best of Broadway Self 2020
Difficult People Nathan Lane 2020
Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn Self / Himself 2020
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Lewis Michener 2020
ReMastered: The Lion's Share Self 2018
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Winner 2018
Every Act of Life Himself / Self 2018
The Vanishing of Sidney Hall Harold 2018
National Theatre Live: Angels in America Part One - Millennium Approaches Roy Cohn / Roy M. Cohn/Prior 2 2017
National Theatre Live: Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika Roy Cohn / Roy M. Cohn/The Angel Antarctica 2017
The 71st Annual Tony Awards Self - Nominee 2017
Carrie Pilby Dr. Petrov 2017
No Pay, Nudity Herschel 2016
The 70th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2016
Maya & Marty Connor Grayfield 2016
American Crime Story F. Lee Bailey 2016
Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson - American Crime Story Self 2016
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self, Self - Guest 2015
The Jim Gaffigan Show Nathan Lane 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself - Guest 2015
Don Rickles: One Night Only Self 2014
Penny Dreadful 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest, Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest, Self 2014
Showing Up Himself / Self 2014
The Blacklist Abraham Stern 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
The 67th Annual Tony Awards Self - Nominee 2013
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Himself / Self 2013
The English Teacher Carl Kapinas 2013
The Broadway.com Show Self, Self - Guest 2013
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
Mirror Mirror Brighton 2012
Through The Grape Vine Self 2011
Bubble Guppies Timon 2011
Show People with Paul Wontorek Self 2010
The Nutcracker: The Untold Story Uncle Albert 2010
The Talk Self 2010
I'm Still Here Nathan Lane 2010
The 64th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2010
The Marriage Ref Self 2010
Astro Boy Hamegg / Ham Egg (voice) 2009
Modern Family Pepper Saltzman 2009
The Good Wife Clarke Hayden 2009
Waking Sleeping Beauty Self 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Officer Meany 2008
Swing Vote Art Crumb 2008
5 Second Movies Timon 2008
That Fellow in the Coat Timon 2008
Trumbo Himself / Self 2007
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway Self 2007
30 Rock Eddie 2006
The Producers Max Bialystock 2005
The 59th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2005
Broadway: The American Musical (archive footage), Max Bialystock (in 'The Producers') / Self 2004
The 58th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2004
The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata Timon (voice) / Timon 2004
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! Richard Levy the Driven 2004
Teacher's Pet Spot / Scott / Spot Helperman / Scott Leadready II / Scott Manly-Manning (voice) 2004
Harry for the Holidays Self 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself - Guest 2003
Charlie Lawrence Charlie Lawrence 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
Nicholas Nickleby Vincent Crummles 2002
Austin Powers in Goldmember Mysterious Disco Man 2002
Stuart Little 2 Snowbell (voice) / Snowbell 2002
V Graham Norton Self - Guest 2002
The 74th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 2002
Primetime Glick Self 2001
Laughter on the 23rd Floor Max Prince 2001
House of Mouse Timon 2001
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2000
Curb Your Enthusiasm Nathan Lane 2000
Find Out Why Timon 2000
Teacher's Pet Spot Helperman / Scott Leadready II, Scott Leadready II, Spot Helperman / Scott Leadready II (segment: "Party Animal"), Spot Helperman / Scott Leadready II (segment: "Strickler's Pet"), Spot Helperman / Scott Leadready II (segment: "Take Me Out of the Ball Game") 2000
Trixie Kirk Stans 2000
Titan A.E. Preed (voice) / Preed 2000
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies Self 2000
The 54th Annual Tony Awards Self - Special Guest 2000
Love's Labour's Lost Costard 2000
Isn't She Great Irving Mansfield 2000
Stuart Little Snowbell / Snowbell (voice) 1999
Saturday Night Live 25 Self - Audience Member 1999
The Martin Short Show Self 1999
George and Martha George 1999
At First Sight Phil Webster 1999
Get Bruce Himself / Self 1999
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride Timon / Timon (voice) 1998
Encore! Encore! Joseph Pinoni 1998
Comic Relief VIII Self 1998
The 52nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1998
Sex and the City Bobby Fine 1998
Mousehunt Ernie Smuntz / Ernest "Ernie" Smuntz 1997
The View Himself - Guest, Self 1997
Around the World with Timon & Pumbaa Timon 1996
The Daily Show Self 1996
The 50th Annual Tony Awards Self - Host, Winner & Performer 1996
Mundo VIP Self 1996
The 68th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1996
The Boys Next Door Norman Bulansky 1996
The Birdcage Albert Goldman / Albert 1996
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1995
The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa Captain / Timon (segment: "Yukon Con"), Timon (segment: "Boara Boara"), Timon (segment: "Brazil Nuts"), Timon (segment: "Don't Break the China"), Timon (segment: "Paraguay Parable"), Timon (segment: "Rocky Mountain Lie"), Timon (segment: "Russia Hour"), Timon (segment: "Swiss Missed"), Timon (segment: "Truth or Zaire"), Timon 1995
Jeffrey Father Dan 1995
The 49th Annual Tony Awards Self - Host & Performer 1995
The Lion King Timon (voice) / Timon 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Self - Guest, Self 1994
Addams Family Values Desk Sergeant 1993
Frasier Phil 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest, Gomez Addams, Himself - Guest / Larry Spock, Self - Guest 1993
Life with Mikey Ed Chapman 1993
Absolutely Fabulous Kunz 1992
Mad About You Nathan Twilley 1992
HBO First Look Self 1992
The 46th Annual Tony Awards Self - Nominee & Performer 1992
Dateline NBC Self 1992
Frankie and Johnny Tim 1991
He Said, She Said Wally Thurman / Wallace "Wally" Thurman 1991
Joe Versus the Volcano Baw - The Waponi Advance Man 1990
The Lemon Sisters Charlie Sorrell 1989
American Experience (voice) 1988
Ironweed Harold Allen 1987
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Bing Shalimar, Herman in Fantasy Sequence 1987
Biography Self 1987
American Masters Self 1986
Miami Vice Morty Price 1984
One of the Boys Jonathan Burns 1982
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979
The South Bank Show Himself / Uncle Albert 1978
Live from Lincoln Center Chauncey Miles, Self 1976
Working in the Theatre Self 1976
Saturday Night Live Self - Host 1975
Great Performances Self - Performer, Mouse, Self - Host, Self - Perfomer 1971
Evening at Pops Self 1970
Sesame Street Self 1969
Jeopardy! Himself - Celebrity Contestant 1964

Producer Filmography

2014 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2011 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2006 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1997 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
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