Nathan Lane Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


14th July 2015

Fact: Stage and screen star Nathan Lane has been tapped to portray famed attorney F. Lee Bailey in the upcoming American Crime Story: The People V OJ Simpson series. He joins Cuba Gooding, Jr., who will play the fallen American football icon, David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian, and Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran. The series will revolve around Simpson's 1994 murder trial.


17th November 2014

Fact: Nathan Lane, Bernadette Peters and Laura Benanti will pay tribute to late actress Elaine Stritch at a show in New York on Monday (17Nov14). The actors will join Lena Hall and Christine Ebersole for the show about Stritch's life at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The actress passed away in July (14).


25th June 2014

Fact: Actors Annette Bening, Ellen Burstyn, Lucy Liu, John Lithgow and Nathan Lane and director Oliver Stone were among the stars in the audience for Kenneth Branagh's final Macbeth performance at New York's Park Avenue Armory on Sunday night (22Jun14). The production of the classic Shakespeare play came to an end after a sold-out limited run, which lasted less than three weeks.


27th February 2008

Quote: "Gary Busey is my favourite trainwreck. I think young Hollywood could learn a lesson from Gary. We're all worried about BRITNEY (but) Gary is indestructible." Nathan Lane was left amused by actor Busey's odd red carpet antics at the 2008 Academy Awards. The Big Wednesday star left Jennifer Garner stunned when he lunged at her and planted a kiss on her neck in the middle of a red-carpet interview.


11th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I'm right between the Olsen Twins and Ryan Seacrest, which is not actually the first time that's happened." Nathan Lane jokes about the location of his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. </p>


11th January 2006

Fact: <p>Funnymen Nathan Lane and Jerry Seinfeld teamed up for a karaoke version of Dean Martin's classic YOU'RE NOBODY 'TIL SOMEBODY LOVES YOU at Seinfeld's New Year's Eve (31DEC05) star-studded party in New York. </p>


10th January 2006

Quote: <p>""Without Nathan Lane and MATTHEW BRODERICK I would be living in a little motel just around the corner here, trying to make ends meet." The Producers creator Mel Brooks pays tribute to the stars of the Broadway, New York show and movie as they both received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (09JAN06). </p>


10th January 2006

Fact: <p>Sarah Jessica Parker was in Hollywood yesterday (09JAN06) to honour her husband Matthew Broderick, who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame alongside The Producers co-star Nathan Lane. </p>


23rd December 2005

Quote: <p>"I went for a cruise on the Scientology yacht because I was thinking at this point in my career, it was time to get a sham marriage together - and they seemed to be the people to do it." Actor Nathan Lane pokes fun at the controversial L RON HUBBARD religion. </p>


21st December 2005

Quote: <p>"What the London audiences loved was all the Nazi humour. In New York they laughed, but in London they went crazy. Anything that made fun of the Germans was a riot for them. The gay stuff was like, 'Yeah, we've seen that before, but give us more of that Nazi stuff!" THE PRODUCERS star Nathan Lane enjoyed performing the hit stage show to alternate audiences. </p>


5th December 2005

Fact: <p>Nathan Lane is set to give TOM HANKS' FBI agent character in Catch Me If You Can a singing voice when he hits the high notes in the planned musical version of the film. </p>


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