Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane (born Joseph Lane; February 3, 1956) is an American actor. He has won three Tony Awards, and has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and six Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Addams Family Values (1993)

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Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Joan Cusack  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Christopher Lloyd

Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Joan Cusack  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Christopher Lloyd

At First Sight (1999)

A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Steven Weber

A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Winkler
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Kelly McGillis  •  Steven Weber

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe—'70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world domination, Austin gets help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Beyoncé  •  Seth Green  •  Michael York

The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe—'70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world domination, Austin gets help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Beyoncé  •  Seth Green  •  Michael York

Frankie and Johnny (1991)

When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress Frankie. While Frankie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Al Pacino  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  Kate Nelligan

When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress Frankie. While Frankie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Al Pacino  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  Kate Nelligan

He Said, She Said (1991)

Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a similarly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis  •  Marisa Silver
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Nathan Lane  •  Anthony LaPaglia

Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a similarly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis  •  Marisa Silver
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Nathan Lane  •  Anthony LaPaglia

Jeffrey (1995)

Jeffrey, a gay man living in New York City with an overwhelming fear of contracting AIDS, concludes that being celibate is the only option to protect himself. As fate would have it, shortly after his declaration of a sex-free existence, he meets the handsome Steve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Ashley
CAST:  Steven Weber  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Sigourney Weaver

Jeffrey, a gay man living in New York City with an overwhelming fear of contracting AIDS, concludes that being celibate is the only option to protect himself. As fate would have it, shortly after his declaration of a sex-free existence, he meets the handsome Steve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Ashley
CAST:  Steven Weber  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Sigourney Weaver

Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)

Hypochondriac Joe Banks finds out he has six months to live, quits his dead end job, musters the courage to ask his co-worker out on a date, and is then hired to jump into a volcano by a mysterious visitor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Patrick Shanley
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Dan Hedaya

Hypochondriac Joe Banks finds out he has six months to live, quits his dead end job, musters the courage to ask his co-worker out on a date, and is then hired to jump into a volcano by a mysterious visitor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Patrick Shanley
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Dan Hedaya

Life with Mikey (1993)

Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. When he grows up, he can't get work so he and his brother start their own talent agency that specialises in child acts. They can't seem to find the next big thing and they have to deal with another agency who's not above ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Lapine
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christina Vidal  •  Nathan Lane  •  Cyndi Lauper

Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. When he grows up, he can't get work so he and his brother start their own talent agency that specialises in child acts. They can't seem to find the next big thing and they have to deal with another agency who's not above ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Lapine
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christina Vidal  •  Nathan Lane  •  Cyndi Lauper

MouseHunt (1997)

Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of its single, stubborn occupant—a tiny and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Lee Evans  •  Vicki Lewis  •  Maury Chaykin

Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of its single, stubborn occupant—a tiny and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gore Verbinski
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Lee Evans  •  Vicki Lewis  •  Maury Chaykin

Stuart Little (1999)

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The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Geena Davis  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Jonathan Lipnicki

The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Geena Davis  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Jonathan Lipnicki

Stuart Little 2 (2002)

Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, Snowbell, set out to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Geena Davis  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Jonathan Lipnicki

Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, Snowbell, set out to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Geena Davis  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Jonathan Lipnicki

The Birdcage (1996)

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A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Gene Hackman  •  Nathan Lane  •  Dianne Wiest

A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Gene Hackman  •  Nathan Lane  •  Dianne Wiest

The Lion King (1994)

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A young lion prince is cast out of his pride by his cruel uncle, who claims he killed his father. While the uncle rules with an iron paw, the prince grows up beyond the Savannah, living by a philosophy: No worries for the rest of your days. But when his past comes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff  •  Roger Allers
CAST:  Jonathan Taylor Thomas  •  Matthew Broderick  •  James Earl Jones  •  Jeremy Irons

A young lion prince is cast out of his pride by his cruel uncle, who claims he killed his father. While the uncle rules with an iron paw, the prince grows up beyond the Savannah, living by a philosophy: No worries for the rest of your days. But when his past comes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Minkoff  •  Roger Allers
CAST:  Jonathan Taylor Thomas  •  Matthew Broderick  •  James Earl Jones  •  Jeremy Irons

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)

The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction when she catches the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darrell Rooney
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Moira Kelly  •  Neve Campbell  •  Liz Callaway

The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction when she catches the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darrell Rooney
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Moira Kelly  •  Neve Campbell  •  Liz Callaway

The Producers (2005)

After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Stroman
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Uma Thurman  •  Will Ferrell  •  Eileen Essell

After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Stroman
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Uma Thurman  •  Will Ferrell  •  Eileen Essell

Titan A.E. (2000)

A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Drej are bent on mankind's destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Bluth  •  Gary Goldman
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Bill Pullman  •  Drew Barrymore  •  John Leguizamo

A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Drej are bent on mankind's destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Bluth  •  Gary Goldman
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Bill Pullman  •  Drew Barrymore  •  John Leguizamo

Toy Story (1995)

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Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from their owner, the duo eventually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Don Rickles  •  Jim Varney

Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from their owner, the duo eventually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Don Rickles  •  Jim Varney

Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)

A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Josh Duhamel  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Topher Grace  •  Nathan Lane

A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Luketic
CAST:  Josh Duhamel  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Topher Grace  •  Nathan Lane

The Boys Next Door (1996)

Jack Palmer is a social worker whose job has taken precedence over his personal life. Mainly, his job is to help four mentally challenged men live regular lives in a home. They consist of: Norman, who works at a donut shop and has a thing for keys; Barry, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Michael Jeter

Jack Palmer is a social worker whose job has taken precedence over his personal life. Mainly, his job is to help four mentally challenged men live regular lives in a home. They consist of: Norman, who works at a donut shop and has a thing for keys; Barry, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Robert Sean Leonard  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Michael Jeter

The Lion King 1½ (2004)

Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all about Timon and Pumbaa and tag ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradley Raymond
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Ernie Sabella  •  Julie Kavner  •  Jerry Stiller

Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all about Timon and Pumbaa and tag ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradley Raymond
CAST:  Nathan Lane  •  Ernie Sabella  •  Julie Kavner  •  Jerry Stiller
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