Nathan Lane Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
February 03, 1956 (64)
Bio:
NATHAN LANE most recently appeared as Roy Cohn in the National Theater production in London. He last appeared on Broadway in the hit revival of The Front Page for which he was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards. Broadway: It's Only a Play; The Nance (Tony and Drama Desk ... (read more)
 
Date of Birth: February 03, 1956 (64)

Bio:
NATHAN LANE most recently appeared as Roy Cohn in the National Theater production in London. He last appeared on Broadway in the hit revival of The Front Page for which he was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards. Broadway: It's Only a Play; The Nance (Tony and Drama Desk ... (read more)

NATHAN LANE most recently appeared as Roy Cohn in the National Theater production in London. He last appeared on Broadway in the hit revival of The Front Page for which he was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards. Broadway: It's Only a Play; The Nance (Tony and Drama Desk nominations, Outer Critics Circle Award and the Drama League Distinguished Performance Award); The Addams Family (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations); Waiting for Godot (Outer Critics Circle nomination); November; Butley; The Odd Couple; The Frogs; The Producers (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Olivier awards); The Man Who Came to Dinner; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards); Love! Valour! Compassion! (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards); Laughter on the 23rd Floor; Guys And Dolls (Tony nomination, Drama Desk And Outer Critics Circle awards); On Borrowed Time; Some Americans Abroad; Wind In The Willows; Merlin; Present Laughter (Drama Desk nomination); Hickey in The Iceman Cometh at BAM (Monte Cristo Award From The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center). Off-Broadway: (1992 Obie Award For Sustained Excellence of Performance) The Common Pursuit; The Film Society; The Lisbon Traviata (Drama Desk And Lucille Lortel awards, Outer Critics Circle nomination); Lips Together, Teeth Apart; Love! Valour! Compassion! (Obie Award); Bad Habits; Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams (Drama Desk nomination); Mizlansky/Zilinsky or "Schmucks"; Trumbo; Measure for Measure (St. Clair Bayfield Award); A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Merry Wives of Windsor; She Stoops to Conquer; In a Pig's Valise; Love; White Rabbit, Red Rabbit: and Do Re Mi at Encores. Recent TV includes "American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson" as F. Lee Bailey, and recurring roles on "Modern Family" and "The Good Wife." He has received six Primetime Emmy nominations, two Daytime Emmy Awards and the People's Choice Award. He has appeared in more than 35 films including The Birdcage (Golden Globe nomination, Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy awards); Ironweed; Frankie and Johnny; Mousehunt; Jeffrey; The Lion King; Stuart Little; Nicholas Nickleby (National Board Of Review Ensemble Award); The Producers (Golden Globe nomination); Swing Vote; Mirror, Mirror; Carrie Pilby; No Pay, Nudity; and The Vanishing of Sidney Hall. In 2006 he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2008 he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

Nathan Lane Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2018 - Best Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Nathan Lane, Angels in America
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Nathan Lane, Angels in America
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Nathan Lane, Angels in America
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Nathan Lane, Angels in America
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Nathan Lane, The Nance
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Nathan Lane, The Nance
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Nathan Lane, The Nance
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Nathan Lane, The Nance
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Nathan Lane, The Addams Family
 
Drama League Awards - 2010 - Distinguished Achivement in Musical Theatre Gold Star
Nathan Lane
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Nathan Lane, The Addams Family
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Nathan Lane, Waiting for Godot
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Nathan Lane, The Producers
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Nathan Lane, The Producers
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Nathan Lane, The Producers
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Nathan Lane, The Producers
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Nathan Lane, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1996 - Best Actor - Musical Gold Star
Nathan Lane, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Nathan Lane, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Nathan Lane, Love! Valour! Compassion!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Nathan Lane, Love! Valour! Compassion
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1995 - Best Actor - Play Gold Star
Nathan Lane, Love! Valour! Compassion!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1995 - Best Off Broadway Musical
Nathan Lane, Love! Valour! Compassion!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Nathan Lane, Guys and Dolls
 
Obie Awards - 1992 - Sustained Excellence of Performance Gold Star
Nathan Lane
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1992 - Best Actor - Musical Gold Star
Nathan Lane , Guys and Dolls
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Nathan Lane , Guys and Dolls
 
The Lortels - 1991 - Outstanding Lead Actor Gold Star
Nathan LaneThe Lisbon Traviata
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actor - Play
Nathan Lane, Lisbon Traviata
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actor - Play
Nathan Lane , Lisbon Traviata
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actor - Play
Nathan Lane, The Lisbon Traviata
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Nathan Lane, The Lisbon Traviata
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1983 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Nathan Lane, Present Laughter