Date of Birth: Feb 3, 1956
Biography: Nathan Lane is an American actor and writer. He is known for his roles as Albert in The Birdcage, Max Bialystock in the musical The Producers, Ernie Smuntz in MouseHunt, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, his voice work as Snowbell in Stuart Little and Timon in The Lion King. In 2006, Lane received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2008, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. (Wikipedia)
Total Credits at Criticker: 42 (Actor)
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Titles you haven't rated - Actor (42)
- American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson (2016) - S1 E1
- Earthquake (2010) - S2 E3
- The Wedding, Part 2 (2014) - S5 E24
- The Wedding, Part 1 (2014) - S5 E23
- Sex, Lies & Kickball (2017) - S9 E4
- Fight or Flight (2015) - S6 E15
- I Don't Know How She Does It (2016) - S7 E15
Following the sudden death of his mother, a mild-mannered but anxiety-ridden man confronts his darkest fears as he embarks on an epic, Kafkaesque odyssey back home.
Only Murders in the Building (2021) - TV Series
Three strangers who share an obsession with true crime suddenly find themselves caught up in one.
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020) - TV Series
When a grisly murder shocks Los Angeles in 1938, Detective Tiago Vega and his partner Lewis Michener become embroiled in an epic story that reflects the rich history of the city.
Three stages in the life of Sidney Hall, who writes the book of his generation, and then disappears without a trace. | (imdb)
A person of high intelligence struggles to make sense of the world as it relates to morality, relationships, sex and leaving her apartment. (imdb)
The uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is showcased both on and off stage via rare archival footage and intimate cinema vérité.
The Money (2014) - TV Movie
An American mogul and patriarch wields power and influence to expand his media empire and control his family.
An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris Messina, Sam Rockwell and Eli Wallach.
Linda Sinclair (Julianne Moore) is a forty-year-old unmarried high school English teacher in the small town of Kingston, Pennsylvania. She shares a small apartment with two Siamese cats and her rich collection of great literature. She maintains no close personal relationships aside from those she has with her favorite authors and stories. Her life is far less complicated than the dramas she devours on the page, and she likes it that way. (imdb)
An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright. (imdb)
Set in 1920's Vienna, this a tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.
Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.
In a remarkable turn-of-events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008) - TV Movie
When Gonzo accidentally diverts three letters to Santa, he talks Kermit and his friends into delivering them to the North Pole personally. (imdb)
TRUMBO focuses on the writer's own indelible words, the film features performances of some of his extraordinary letters, clips from his films and, archival and contemporary interviews with those who knew him best. Forced to write underground, letter writing became the chief repository of Trumbo's extraordinary talents and they serve as a wonderfully entertaining testament to his boundless intellect, acerbic humor,and staggering resilience.
New York, 1959. Max Bialystock was once the king of Broadway, but now all his shows close on opening night. Things turn around when he's visited by the neurotic accountant Leo Bloom, who proposes a scheme tailor-made for producers who can only make flops: raise far more money than you need, then make sure the show is despised. No one will be interested in it, so you can pocket the surplus. To this end, they produce a musical called Springtime for Hitler written by escaped Nazi Franz Liebken... (imdb)
The hysterical tale of a "Spot," a talking canine whose ultimate wish is to become "a real boy." (Disney)
A small-town girl wins a date with a male celebrity through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the male celebrity, and the girl's best friend. (imdb)
Lion King 1½ (2004) - Direct-to-Video
Timon and Pumbaa start to watch the original Lion King movie, but Timon keeps insisting to fast forward to when they come in, because they weren't seen in the beginning of the story or anywhere until halfway through. Pumbaa suggests telling the audience their story... (imdb)
Young Nicholas and his family enjoy a comfortable life, until Nicholas' father dies and the family is left penniless. Nicholas, his sister and mother venture to London to seek help from their Uncle Ralph, but Ralph's only intentions are to separate the family and exploit them. Nicholas is sent to a school run by the cruel, abusive and horridly entertaining Wackford Squeers. Eventually, Nicholas runs away with schoolmate Smike, and the two set off to reunite the Nickleby family. (imdb)
Stuart's mother is being over-protective of him, especially when he narrowly escapes injury in a soccer game. His big brother George has also made a new friend, Will, so Stuart is feeing lonely. Stuart rescues a canary, Margalo, from a falcon; she moves in with the Littles. One day, Margalo is nowhere to be found, so Stuart and Snowbell set out across the city to find her while George covers for Stuart (the first time he's had to lie). (imdb)
An unsuccessful over-the-top actress becomes a successful over-the-top authoress in this biography of Jacqueline Susann (Bette Midler)... (imdb)
The King of Navarre and his three companions swear a very public oath to study together and to renounce women for three years. Their honour is immediately put to the test by the arrival of the Princess of France and her three lovely companions. It's love at first sight for all concerned followed by the men's highly entertaining but hopeless efforts to disguise their feelings. (imdb)
The year is 3028 and mankind has conquered space. However, with new freedom comes new enemies, forcing Earth to prepare for an attack by the Drej, a vicious alien race.
Emily Watson stars as Trixie, an eccentric woman who aspires to quit her job as a security guard and become a private detective. However, comedy intervenes and the mess begins... (imdb)
Teacher's Pet (2000) - TV Series
Envying the life of his eight-year-old master, a talking dog disguises himself as a human boy in order to go to school with him, and he becomes the big mutt on campus. (imdb)
The story of a young woman architect (Sorvino) who falls in love with a blind man (Kilmer). She encourages him to undergo a radical operation to restore his sight, but ultimately his truest vision comes from the love he finds in his heart. (MGM)
Stuart (voiced by Michael J. Fox) is a little guy with a big heart, not to mention whiskers, a little pink nose and a really dapper wardrobe. When he's adopted by the Littles (a human family played by Davis, Lipnicki and Laurie) he embarks on adventures with a variety of characters -- including his nemesis, family cat Snowbell (voiced by Nathan Lane) -- and learns the true meaning of family, loyalty and friendship. (Columbia Tristar)
George and Martha (1999) - TV Series
The adventures of two hippos, George and Martha. (imdb)
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998) - Direct-to-Video
Simba and Nala have a daughter, Kiara. Timon and Pumbaa are assigned to be her babysitters, but she easily escapes their care and ventures into the forbidden lands... (imdb)
Comic Relief VIII (1998) - TV Special
Eighth annual live comedy event to benefit the nation's homeless. Features stand-up comedy, musical performances and ensemble sketches. A toll-free 800 number is shown onscreen enabling viewers to make pledges and donations. (inbaseline.com)
Two down-on-their luck brothers inherit a dilapidated estate worth millions and soon discover that before they can cash in, they must rid the old mansion of its single, stubborn occupant -- a tiny and tenacious mouse. (DreamWorks)
Armand Goldman owns a popular drag nightclub in South Miami Beach. His long-time lover Albert stars there as Starina. "Their" son Val (actually Armand's by his one heterosexual fling, twenty years before) comes home to announce his engagement to Barbara Keely, daughter of Kevin Keely, US Senator, and vice president of the Committee for Moral Order. The Senator and family descend upon South Beach to meet Val and his father and "mother..." and what ensues is comic chaos. (imdb)
A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Fox stars as a child actor who has grown up, and grown out of his popularity. He now runs a talent agency with his brother.
Dan and Lorie are journalists working in the same office. More often than not they have opposing view of the issue in question... (imdb)
Johnny has just been released from prison, and gets a job in a cafe beside waitress Frankie. Frankie is a bit of a loner, but Johnny is determined their romance will blossom. (imdb)
When a hypochondriac learns that he is dying, he accepts an offer to throw himself in a volcano at a tropical island, and along the way there, learns to truly live. (imdb)
Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery and visits the grave of his infant son whom he dropped... (imdb)
One of the Boys (1982) - TV Series
An energetic grandpa is invited to move out of his retirement home and into the cool pad of his college student grandson and his roommate. (imdb)
American Crime Story (2016) - TV Series
Modern Family (2009) - TV Series