Appeared (as "Oscar Madison") in "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon
, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City.
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I fell in love with the whole ritual. The lights going down, the curtain going up, telling a story to a large group of people in the dark. It was one of those moments where you think, 'I can do that.' You're in control on stage. And I love telling the whole story in one fell swoop. With movies, you never think, 'I nailed it.' In theater you get to go back and do it again, which to me is much more...
Starred on Broadway as Max Bialystock in "The Producers" and Pseudolus in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum". Zero Mostel
played both characters in the earlier film versions. Lane won Tony Awards for both roles. When he accepted his second Tony Award, he looked up and thanked Mostel's spirit for inhabiting him somehow.
Distinctive high-pitched voice