Nathan Lane


An electrifying stage presence, Nathan Lane has been seen on Broadway in ?A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,? netting an Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and Tony award, ?Love! Valour! Compassion!,? again hitting the trifecta with a Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Obie award, ?Guys and Dolls,? netting a Tony nomination, Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle award; ?Present Laughter,? for which he received a Drama Desk nomination.

Lane?s other notable Broadway performances were in ?On Borrowed Time,? ?Merlin,? ?The Wind in the Willows,? ?Some Americans Abroad,? and ?Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Lane has also performed as part of the national tour of Neil Simon's ?Broadway Bound.?

Off-Broadway credits include a 1992 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence, ?Lips Together, Teeth Apart,? ?The Lisbon Traviata,? netting both a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel award; ?Bad Habits,? ?The Film Society,? ?In a Pig?s Valise,? ?The Common Pursuit,? ?She Stoops to Conquer,? and ?Measure for Measure.?

On screen, Lane has appeared in ?At First Sight,? ?Mousehunt,? ?The Bird Cage,? netting a Golden Globe nomination, American Comedy and SAG awards; ?The Lion King,? ?Addams Family Values,? ?Iron Weed,? and ?Jeffrey,? garnering an American Comedy Award nomination.

A frequent guest on television, Lane has popped up on ?Frasier,? garnering an Emmy nomination, ?Pumbaa and Timon,? winning an Emmy award, ?The Wizard of Oz in Concert,? earning a Cable Ace Award nomination, Great Performance?s ?Alice in Wonderland,? and ?The Last Mile.? Lane has also hosted the 1995 and 1996 Tony Awards telecast.

Appearances in the BDE Catalog:

Cast in Alice in Wonderland

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