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Simpson: American Crime Story as F. His mother, Nora, was a housewife and secretary who suffered from bipolar disorder and died in Accepted to Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia on a drama scholarship, he was accompanied on what was supposed to be his first day there by his older brother Dan. Discovering that the scholarship would not cover enough of his expenses, he decided to leave, and work for a year to earn some money. This was followed by Wind in the Willows as Mr. In , Lane appeared with George C. The early s began a stretch of successful Broadway shows for Lane. His association with Stephen Sondheim began with the workshop of Assassins. It was also the feature film debut of Gore Verbinski, who later went on to direct Pirates of the Caribbean. In , Lane voiced Timon, the meerkat, in Disney 's blockbuster animated film The Lion King and reprised the role in its sequels.
Lane discovered his flair for musical comedy when he appeared in a high-school production of No, No, Nanette , and after graduation he embarked on a career in theatre. Among his early productions was a dinner-theatre staging of Guys and Dolls , in which he played Nathan Detroit. He moved to New York City in the late s, appeared in some Off-Broadway productions, and—in addition to taking odd jobs to help support himself—put together a comedy act with another actor, Patrick Stark. The team, known as Stark and Lane, spent more than two years performing in nightclubs and as the opening act at concerts in Los Angeles , before Lane returned to New York. Such plays as Love and She Stoops to Conquer both in followed, and in Lane made his motion picture debut in Ironweed. In he reprised his role in Guys and Dolls , this time on Broadway. Lane then went on to play the lead character Pseudolus in a Broadway revival of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum , a performance that garnered him his first Tony Award. In — he provided a voice for the animated television series George and Martha , and in he appeared onstage in The Man Who Came to Dinner as well as in television productions of that play and of Laughter on the 23rd Floor. The production, which also starred Matthew Broderick, broke sales records, and Lane received a Tony for his performance; he also starred in the film adaptation. After a year, Lane left the Broadway production but later returned with Broderick in —
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Share this page:. The Birdcage premiere. Kingdom Keepers - Disney at Dawn. Do you have a demo reel? Add it to your IMDbPage. How Much Have You Seen? How much of Nathan Lane's work have you seen? Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Known For. The Producers Max Bialystock. The Birdcage Albert. The Lion King Timon. Mousehunt Ernie Smuntz. Lewis Michener. Show all 10 episodes. Pepper Saltzman. Abraham Stern. Nathan Lane. Connor Grayfield. Lee Bailey - The Verdict Lee Bailey. Timon voice. Roboy singing voice.
Chauncey Miles. Clarke Hayden. Show all 15 episodes. Gomez Addams. Richard Levy the Driven. Charlie Lawrence. Show all 6 episodes. Bobby Fine. Scott Leadready II voice. Show all 34 episodes. Show all 8 episodes. Preed voice. Show all 26 episodes. Joseph Pinoni. Show all 12 episodes. Nathan Twilley. Timon segment: "Paraguay Parable" voice. Timon segment: "Don't Break the China" voice.
Timon segment: "Truth or Zaire" voice. Timon segment: "Rocky Mountain Lie" voice. Timon segment: "Russia Hour" voice. Limo Passenger. Bing Shalimar. Herman in Fantasy Sequence. Morty Price. Jonathan Burns. Show all 13 episodes. Self - Guest uncredited. Self - Guest. Self - Special Guest Star voice. Self - Actor. Self - Author, Naughty Mabel. Self - Guest as Nathan. Show all 31 episodes. Self - Guest Co-Host. Self uncredited. TV Movie Self. Self - Host. Self - Performer. Self - Perfomer. Show all 9 episodes. Self - Actor segment "Mel Brooks on Broadway".
Game 1 Self - Celebrity Contestant. Game 4 Self - Narrator. Albert Goldman. Max Bialystock. Related Videos. Susan Stroman was director. Alternate Names: Nathan. Edit Did You Know? Personal Quote: [on working in the Broadway flop "Merlin"] Doug Henning 's greatest magic trick was making the audience disappear.
Trademark: His improv skills. Star Sign: Aquarius. Edit page. Editors' Picks: Old-School Cool. Editors' Picks: Sci-Fi Mysteries. Clear your history.