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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). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Sweetwater (announced)
Abe Saperstein (rumored)
 2015 No Pay, Nudity (completed)
 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
 2014 The Money (TV Movie)
Gordon McCarren
 2013 The English Teacher
Carl Kapinas
 2012 Local Talent (TV Series)
Jasper Fallon (2012)
 2010/I I'm Still Here
Nathan Lane (uncredited)
 2009 Astro Boy
Hamegg (voice)
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
Eddie Donaghy
 2004 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
- White Box (2004) ... Kunz
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Nathan Lane
- Opening Night (2004) ... Nathan Lane
 2004 Behind the Legend: Timon (Video short)
Timon (voice, uncredited)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video)
Timon (voice)
 2004 Timon & Pumbaa Virtual Safari (Video Game)
 2002 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Bobby Fine
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember
Mysterious Disco Man
 2002 Stuart Little 2
Snowbell (voice)
 2000 Titan A.E.
Preed (voice)
 2000 Isn't She Great
Irving Mansfield
 2000 Find Out Why (TV Series)
- Wind (2000) ... Timon
- Adaptation (2000) ... Timon
- Cold (2000) ... Timon
- Flight (2000) ... Timon
- Sneeze (2000) ... Timon
 1998 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (Video)
Timon (voice)
 1997 One Saturday Morning (TV Series)
Timon (2000) (voice)
 1996 The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa Smart Yet Satisfying PSA Campaign (TV Series)
- Cafeteria (1996) ... Timon (voice)
- Arnold (1996) ... Timon (voice)
- You Are What You Eat (1996) ... Timon (voice)
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
 1994 Animated StoryBook: The Lion King (Video Game)
Timon (voice)
 1994 The Lion King
Timon (voice)
 1992 The Last Mile (TV Short)
The Stage Manager
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Morty Price
- Buddies (1985) ... Morty Price
 1983 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Alice in Wonderland (1983) ... Mouse
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Other Works:

He acted in Mel Brooks' musical, "The Producers," at the St. James' Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Matthew Broderick, Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Cady Huffman, Brad Oscar, and Eric Gunhus in the cast. Susan Stroman was both director and choreographer. See more »

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

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5' 5" (1.65 m)

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[on William Duell] The audience adored him. The first time around he'd get a huge laugh. The second time he'd get a huge laugh. The third time, he'd just hold up his fingers - and it brought the house down. See more »


He was nominated for the 2015 New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Performance Arts Category. See more »


Usually gives broad, energetic performances in comedies See more »

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