Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane

For the National: Angels in America

In London's West End: The Producers

On Broadway: The Front Page, It’s Only A Play, The Nance, The Addams Family, Waiting for Godot, November, Butley, The Odd Couple, The Frogs, The Producers, The Man Who Came to Dinner, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Guys and Dolls, On Borrowed Time, Some Americans Abroad, The Wind in the Willows, Merlin, Present Laughter, The Iceman Cometh 

Other theatre includes: The Common Pursuit, The Film Society, The Lisbon Traviata, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Bad Habits, Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams, Mizlansky/Zilinsky Or ‘Schmucks’, Trumbo, Measure for Measure, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, She Stoops to Conquer, In a Pig’s Valise, Love, White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, Do Re Mi


Recent TV: American Crime Story: The People Vs OJ Simpson, Modern Family, The Good Wife

More than 35 films including The Birdcage, Ironweed, Frankie and Johnny, Mousehunt, Jeffrey, The Lion King, Stuart Little, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Nicholas Nickleby, The Producers, Swing Vote, Mirror, Mirror, The English Teacher, Carrie Pilby, No Pay, Nudity, Sidney Hall

The Producers (West End) – Olivier Award

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

The Producers (Broadway) – Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards

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

Guys and Dolls – Tony nomination, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards

Present Laughter – Drama Desk nomination

The Iceman Cometh – Monte Cristo Award

The Lisbon Traviata – Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards, Outer Critics Circle nomination

Love! Valour! Compassion! – Obie Award

Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams – Drama Desk nomination

Measure for Measure – St Clair Bayfield Award

1992 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence of Performance

TV: six Primetime Emmy Nominations, two Daytime Emmy Awards and The People’s Choice Award

The Birdcage – Golden Globe nomination, Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Awards

Nicholas Nickleby – National Board of Review Award

The Producers – Golden Globe nomination

In 2006 Nathan Lane received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2008 he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.


(Published March 2017. Photograph courtesy of Nathan Lane)