Thesp funnyman on B'way, big and small screens
Nathan Lane is changing agencies, ankling Creative Artists for United Talent Agency.
A funnyman on the Broadway stage as well as the big- and small screen, Lane is currently toplining the Roundabout Theater Co.’s presentation of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s “The Man Who Came to Dinner” through October at the American Airlines Theater.
He won the Tony Award for best performance by a leading actor in a musical for his 1996 role as Pseudolus in “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”
Lane has starred in films including MGM’s “The Birdcage,” and DreamWorks’ “Mouse Hunt,” as well as voicing characters in Disney’s “The Lion King” and Col’s “Stuart Little.”
Thesp next segues to the Broadway stage adaptation of Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” with Matthew Broderick.
On the small screen, Lane can next be seen starring in the original movie “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” by Neil Simon, on feevee cabler Showtime.
Lane has been nommed for Emmy Awards for outstanding guest actor on skeins “Mad About You” and “Frasier.”