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  • Nathan Lane

    Born on February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey

awards & nominations

The Producers (2005)

Nathan Lane as "Max Bialystock"

Failing producer Max Bialystock (Nathan Lane) and his accountant, Leo Bloom (Matthew Broderick), scam a group of elderly women out of their nest eggs by convincing them to invest in a horrendously offensive Third Reich-themed musical secretly intended to bomb the moment it opens. But when high-brow Broadway audiences mistakenly assume "Springtime for Hitler" is a satire, Bialystock finds himself with the critical acclaim that has long eluded him -- and the biggest hit of his career.

Golden Globe (2005) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

The Birdcage (1996)

Nathan Lane as "Albert Goldman/Starina"

In this remake of the classic French farce "La Cage aux Folles," engaged couple Val Goldman (Dan Futterman) and Barbara Keeley (Calista Flockhart) shakily introduce their future in-laws. Val's father, Armand (Robin Williams), a gay Miami drag club owner, pretends to be straight and attempts to hide his relationship with Albert (Nathan Lane), his life partner and the club's flamboyant star attraction, so as to please Barbara's father, controversial Republican Sen. Kevin Keeley (Gene Hackman).

Golden Globe (1996) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

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