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Nathan Lane was born on February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Joseph Lane. He is an actor, known for The Lion King (1994), The Birdcage (1996) and Mousehunt (1997). He has been married to Devlin Elliott since November 17, 2015. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Lion King
(1994)
The Birdcage
The Birdcage Albert Goldman
(1996)
Mousehunt
Mousehunt Ernie Smuntz
(1997)
The Producers
The Producers Max Bialystock
(2005)

Filmography

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 2010-2017 Modern Family (TV Series)
Pepper Saltzman
- Sex, Lies & Kickball (2017) ... Pepper Saltzman
- I Don't Know How She Does It (2016) ... Pepper Saltzman
- Fight or Flight (2015) ... Pepper Saltzman
- The Wedding, Part 2 (2014) ... Pepper Saltzman
- The Wedding, Part 1 (2014) ... Pepper Saltzman
 2017 Sidney Hall
Harold
 2016 No Pay, Nudity
Herschel
 2016 Carrie Pilby
Dr. Petrov
 2016 Difficult People (TV Series)
Nathan Lane
- Kessler Epstein Foundation (2016) ... Nathan Lane
 2016 Maya & Marty (TV Series)
Connor Grayfield
- Steve Martin & Tina Fey (2016) ... Connor Grayfield
 2016 American Crime Story (TV Series)
F. Lee Bailey
- The Verdict (2016) ... F. Lee Bailey
- Manna from Heaven (2016) ... F. Lee Bailey
- A Jury in Jail (2016) ... F. Lee Bailey
- Conspiracy Theories (2016) ... F. Lee Bailey
- Marcia, Marcia, Marcia (2016) ... F. Lee Bailey
 2015-2016 Bubble Guppies (TV Series)
Timon / Roboy
- Bubble Baby! (2016) ... Timon (voice)
- Bubble Kitty! (2015) ... Roboy (singing voice)
 2015 The Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Series)
Nathan Lane
- Wonderful (2015) ... Nathan Lane
 2014 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series)
Chauncey Miles
- The Nance (2014) ... Chauncey Miles
 2012-2014 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Clarke Hayden
- A Weird Year (2014) ... Clarke Hayden
- All Tapped Out (2014) ... Clarke Hayden
- A Few Words (2014) ... Clarke Hayden
- Parallel Construction, Bitches (2014) ... Clarke Hayden
- The Decision Tree (2013) ... Clarke Hayden
 2014 The Money (TV Movie)
Gordon McCarren
 2013 The English Teacher
Carl Kapinas
 2012/I Mirror Mirror
Brighton
 2012 Local Talent (TV Series)
Jasper Fallon (2012)
 2010 The Nutcracker in 3D
Uncle Albert
 2010/I I'm Still Here
Nathan Lane (uncredited)
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Gomez Addams
- Episode #17.117 (2010) ... Gomez Addams
 2009 Astro Boy
Hamegg (voice)
 2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie)
Officer Meany
 2008 Swing Vote
Art Crumb
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
Eddie Donaghy
- The Fighting Irish (2007) ... Eddie Donaghy
 2005 The Producers
Max Bialystock
 2004 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Kunz
- White Box (2004) ... Kunz
 2004 Timon & Pumbaa Virtual Safari 2.0 (Video Game)
Timon (voice)
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Nathan Lane
- Opening Night (2004) ... Nathan Lane
 2004 Behind the Legend: Timon (Video short)
Timon (voice, uncredited)
 2004 Timon & Pumbaa Virtual Safari 1.5 (Video Game)
Timon (voice)
 2004 Who Wants to Be King of the Jungle (Video Game)
Timon (voice)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video)
Timon (voice)
 2004 Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!
Richard Levy the Driven
 2004 Teacher's Pet
Spot Helperman / Scott Leadready II / Scott Manly-Manning (voice)
 2003 Timon & Pumbaa Virtual Safari (Video Game)
Timon (voice)
 2003 Charlie Lawrence (TV Series)
Charlie Lawrence
- I'll Take the Low Road (2003) ... Charlie Lawrence
- Dinner and a Breakdown (2003) ... Charlie Lawrence
- New Kid in School (2003) ... Charlie Lawrence
- A Vote of Confidence (2003) ... Charlie Lawrence
- Episode #1.3 ... Charlie Lawrence
 2002 Nicholas Nickleby
Vincent Crummles
 2002 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Bobby Fine
- I Love a Charade (2002) ... Bobby Fine
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember
Mysterious Disco Man
 2002 Stuart Little 2
Snowbell (voice)
 2000-2002 Teacher's Pet (TV Series)
Scott Leadready II / Spot Helperman / Spot Helperman (segment:"Take Me Out of the Ball Game) / ...
- Attack of the 50 Inch Girl (2002) ... Scott Leadready II (voice)
- The Turkey That Came for Dinner (2002) ... Spot Helperman / Scott Leadready II (voice)
- Team Scott/Take Me Out of the Ball Game (2002) ... Spot Helperman (segment:"Take Me Out of the Ball Game) / Scott Leadready II (segment: "Take Me Out of the Ball Game") (voice)
- Don't Count Your Chickies Before They Hatch (2001) ... Spot Helperman / Scott Leadready II (voice)
- Saving Mr. Jolly/Rule of Paw (2001) ... Spot Helperman / Scott Leadready II (voice)
 2001 House of Mouse (TV Series)
Timon
- Donald's Pumbaa Prank (2001) ... Timon (voice)
- Timon & Pumbaa (2001) ... Timon (voice)
 2001 Laughter on the 23rd Floor (TV Movie)
Max Prince
 2000 The Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie)
Sheridan Whiteside
 2000 Trixie
Kirk Stans
 2000 Titan A.E.
Preed (voice)
 1999-2000 George and Martha (TV Series)
George
- The Fibber/The Mascot (2000) ... George
- The Costumed Duo/Temper, Temper (2000) ... George
- Funny Business/The Tease (2000) ... George
 2000 Love's Labour's Lost
Costard
 2000 Isn't She Great
Irving Mansfield
 2000 Find Out Why (TV Series)
Timon
- Wind (2000) ... Timon
- Adaptation (2000) ... Timon
- Cold (2000) ... Timon
- Flight (2000) ... Timon
- Sneeze (2000) ... Timon
 1999 Stuart Little
Snowbell (voice)
 1999 At First Sight
Phil Webster
 1998-1999 Encore! Encore! (TV Series)
Joseph Pinoni
- A Review to Remember (1999) ... Joseph Pinoni
- The Doubt of the Benefit (1999) ... Joseph Pinoni
- To Soeur with Love (1999) ... Joseph Pinoni
- Crime & Punishment (1999) ... Joseph Pinoni
- I Know How the Caged Bird Tastes (1999) ... Joseph Pinoni
 1998 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (Video)
Timon (voice)
 1998 Mad About You (TV Series)
Nathan Twilley
- Good Old Reliable Nathan (1998) ... Nathan Twilley
 1997 Merry Christmas, George Bailey (TV Movie)
Clarence
 1997 Mousehunt
Ernie Smuntz
 1997 One Saturday Morning (TV Series)
Timon (2000) (voice)
 1996 Around the World with Timon & Pumbaa (Video)
Timon (voice)
 1996 The Birdcage
Albert Goldman
 1996 The Boys Next Door (TV Movie)
Norman Bulansky
 1996 The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa Smart Yet Satisfying PSA Campaign (TV Series)
Timon
- Cafeteria (1996) ... Timon (voice)
- Arnold (1996) ... Timon (voice)
- The Pig, the Pyramid, and the Rock (1996) ... Timon (voice)
- You Are What You Eat (1996) ... Timon (voice)
 1995 Timon & Pumbaa (TV Series)
Timon (segment: "Paraguay Parable") / Timon (segment: "Don't Break the China") / Timon (segment: "Truth or Zaire") / ...
- Manhattan Mishap/Paraguay Parable (1995) ... Timon (segment: "Paraguay Parable") (voice)
- Don't Break the China/LH: Can't Take a Yolk/Stand by Me (1995) ... Timon (segment: "Don't Break the China") (voice)
- Madagascar About You/Truth or Zaire/Song: Yummy Yummy Yummy (1995) ... Timon (segment: "Truth or Zaire") (voice)
- Rocky Mountain Lie/Amazon Quiver (1995) ... Timon (segment: "Rocky Mountain Lie") (voice)
- Russia Hour/You Ghana Join the Club (1995) ... Timon (segment: "Russia Hour") (voice)
 1995 Jeffrey
Father Dan
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
Phil
 1995 Circle of Life: An Environmental Fable (Short)
Timon (voice)
 1995 The Lion King Activity Center (Video Game)
Timon
 1994 Animated StoryBook: The Lion King (Video Game)
Timon (voice)
 1994 The Lion King
Timon (voice)
 1993 Addams Family Values
Desk Sergeant
 1993 Life with Mikey
Ed Chapman
 1992 Unnatural Pursuits (TV Series)
Limo Passenger
- I Don't Do Cuddles (1992) ... Limo Passenger
 1992 The Last Mile (TV Short)
The Stage Manager
 1991 Frankie and Johnny
Tim
 1989-1991 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (TV Series)
Bing Shalimar / Herman in Fantasy Sequence
- Here's How to Break the Other Leg (1991) ... Bing Shalimar
- Here Are Just a Few Things That Could Possibly Go Wrong (1990) ... Herman in Fantasy Sequence
- Here's a Leisurely Stroll Through the Park (1989) ... Bing Shalimar
 1991 He Said, She Said
Wally Thurman
 1990 Joe Versus the Volcano
Baw - The Waponi Advance Man
 1989 The Lemon Sisters
Charlie Sorrell
 1987 Ironweed
Harold Allen
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Morty Price
- Buddies (1985) ... Morty Price
 1983 Great Performances (TV Series)
Mouse
- Alice in Wonderland (1983) ... Mouse
 1982 One of the Boys (TV Series)
Jonathan Burns
- One of the Boys (1982) ... Jonathan Burns
- Don't Bank on It: Part 2 (1982) ... Jonathan Burns
- Don't Bank on It: Part 1 (1982) ... Jonathan Burns
- On the Rebound (1982) ... Jonathan Burns
- Extracurricular Activities (1982) ... Jonathan Burns
 1981 Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls (TV Movie)
Stage Manager
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(November 16 to December 30, 1990) He acted in Terrence McNally's play, "The Lisbon Traviata," in a West Coast premiere production at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Richard Thomas in the cast. John Tillinger was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nathan

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on accepting his first Tony Award] This means a lot to me because, as you know, I'm an enormously unstable, desperately needy little man. See more »

Trivia:

Attended and graduated from St. Peter's Preparatory High School in Jersey City, New Jersey (1974), where he was voted Best Actor. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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