Knowledge Identifier: +Nathan_Lane
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1956.
Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (13%), (6%)
Linked to: Roundabout Theatre Company, Saint Joseph's University, St. Peter's Preparatory High School, The School for Scandal
He moved to New York City where, after a long struggle, his career began to take off, first with some brief success in the world of stand-up comedy with partner, Patrick Stack, and later with Off-Broadway productions at Second Stage Theatre, the Roundabout Theatre, the Manhattan Theatre Club, and his 1982 Broadway debut in a revival of Noël Coward's "Present Laughter" as Roland Maule with George C. Scott, Kate Burton, Dana Ivey, and Christine Lahti
Jon Robin Baitz - Its 1987 success in L.A. led to an off-Broadway production with Nathan Lane the following year, which earned him a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding New Play
In 1991, Lane starred with George C. Scott again in a revival of Paul Osborne's "On Borrowed Time" at the Circle in the Square Theatre on Broadway
In 1993, he portrayed Sid Caesar-like Max Prince in Neil Simon's "Laughter on the 23rd Floor", inspired by Simon's early career writing sketches for "Your Show of Shows"
In 2000, he starred in the Roundabout revival of "The Man Who Came to Dinner" as Sheridan Whiteside, with Jean Smart and Harriet Harris
Henry Goodman - He took over for Nathan Lane in the Broadway production of "The Producers" in 2001, but his interpretation of Max Bialystock met with the disfavour of the producers of the show and he was replaced by Lane's understudy Brad Oscar in the role before he could be seen by reviewers
Laurie Metcalf - She subsequently appeared with Norm Macdonald on "The Norm Show" , which ran for three seasons, and was a regular character on the 2003 Nathan Lane series "Charlie Lawrence", which was cancelled after the airing of two episodes
In 2005, Lane rejoined his "Producers" co-star Matthew Broderick for a successful limited run of "The Odd Couple"
Matthew Broderick - Broderick reunited with his co-star from "The Lion King" and "The Producers", Nathan Lane, in "The Odd Couple", which opened on Broadway in October 2005
Tom Wopat - Wopat, along with Nathan Lane, took part in a workshop of a new musical, "Catch Me If You Can", in July 2007
Bebe Neuwirth - In 2010, she returned to Broadway to create the role of Morticia Addams in the original production of "The Addams Family" opposite Nathan Lane
Stephen Sondheim - The New York City Center birthday celebration and benefit concert on April 26, 2010 featured : Michael Cerveris, Alexander Gemignani, Donna Murphy, Debra Monk, Joanna Gleason, Maria Friedman, Mark Jacoby, Len Cariou, B.D. Wong, Claybourne Elder, Alexander Hanson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Raul Esparza, Sutton Foster, Nathan Lane, Michele Pawk, the original cast of "Into the Woods"; Kim Crosby, Chip Zien, Danielle Ferland, & Ben Wright, Angela Lansbury, and Jim Walton
Leigh Zimmerman - She has appeared on Broadway in "The Will Rogers Follies", "Crazy for You" and "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" with Nathan Lane and in London's West End in "The Seven Year Itch", "Chicago", "The Producers" and "A Chorus Line ", for which she won an Olivier *award in 2013
Cady Huffman - She appears alongside her The Producers co-star Nathan Lane in The Nance which opened on Broadway April 15, 2013
In fall of 2014 he will be part of an all-star ensemble for Terrence McNally's revised and updated It's Only A Play, with F. Murray Abraham, Matthew Broderick, Stockard Channing, Rupert Grint, Megan Mullally, and Micah Stock, and in February 2015 he will reprise the role of Hickey in the Robert Falls production of The Iceman Cometh at BAM.
In February 2015 he reprised the role of Hickey in the Robert Falls production of "The Iceman Cometh" to great acclaim at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
The Carnival of the Animals - On December 31, 2015, PBS' Live From Lincoln Center presented the piece with new narration presented by Nathan Lane
Roy Cohn - In the 2017 Royal National Theatre production, Nathan Lane played Cohn
In March 2019, Lane starred in the Broadway show "Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus" at the Booth Theatre