Nathan Lane is a popular American actor best known for his role as ‘Pseudolus’ in the musical ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.’ He is also known for playing ‘Albert’ in The Birdcage’ (1996). He has also lent his voice to characters such as ‘Timon’ in ‘The Lion King’ (1994) and ‘Snowbell’ in ‘Stuart Little’ (1999). He started his career as a stand-up comedian. He gradually started doing theatre, and made his ‘Broadway’ debut in 1982 revival of Noël Coward's ‘Present Laughter’ as ‘Roland Maule.’ He made his film debut in the 1987 film ‘Ironweed.’ His other performances came in films such as ‘He Said, She Said’ (1991), ‘The Birdcage’ (1996), ‘Isn't She Great’ (2000), ‘Austin Powers in Goldmember’ (2002), ‘The Producers’ (2005) and ‘Mirror Mirror’ (2012). He has also appeared in TV shows such as ‘Modern Family’ (2010-19) and ‘Penny Dreadful: City of Angels’ (2019).
Armand Goldman and his long-term partner Albert own the popular drag-club, ‘The Birdcage’, in Miami’s South Beach where Albert, a.k.a. drag-queen Starina is the main attraction. Armand’s son Val declares his intentions of marrying Barbara, daughter of conservative right-wing senator, John Keeley. When the Keeleys arrive to meet Val’s ‘family,’ the Goldmans pretend to be ‘straight,’ and end up creating chaos.
In this sequel to The Addams Family, Gomez and Morticia Addams have hired the nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, to take care of their infant son, Pubert, after many failed murder attempts by his older siblings, Wednesday and Pugsley. Unfortunately, Debbie is a serial killer who seduces Uncle Fester and wants to murder him for all the money.
A former convict Johnny gets released from prison and starts working as a cook in a local diner. He soon falls in love with a waitress named Frankie, who is a loner and emotionally wounded. However, Frankie is determined to win her love.
Brothers Ernie and Lars Smuntz inherit an old mansion after their father’s death. As they decide to restore the place and sell it, there is only one little problem – they first need to evict an old stubborn occupant of the mansion, a tiny mouse who refuses to leave. As they try to renovate the house, the mouse continues to foil their attempts.
The Producers is a musical comedy drama film, which tells the story of Max Bialystock, a theatre producer, who pairs up with an accountant to raise a huge amount to produce a show that they are sure will flop.
The movie starts with super spy Austin Powers arresting Dr. Evil and foiling his plan to bring back the evil Goldmember. But when his father Nigel Powers is kidnapped, Austin travels back in time and teams up with Foxxy Cleopatra to stop Goldmember and Dr. Evil’s son Scott from destroying the world and save his father.
Stuart Little is an animated family film where the 'Little' family adopts a young mouse who speaks and acts like a teenage boy, but their housecat, Snowbell, tries to get rid of him. Drama and adventure ensue as Stuart is taken away by imposters posing as his real parents and he tries to make his way back to the Littles.
Joe Banks, a hypochondriac tired of his dreary job, learns that he has only few days to live. Quitting his job, he accepts an offer to jump in a Pacific Island volcano as per the superstition of the natives. Traveling aboard a yacht, he falls for Captain Patricia as they survive adversities together. But can he forget his commitment to the volcano?
Adapted from Brother Grimm’s famous fairytale, the film focuses on Princess Snow White and her fight against her evil stepmother. One day, she sneaks out of the palace and while walking through the forest meets her prince charming, little knowing that her stepmother intends to marry him. Will love triumph over evil designs of her stepmother?
Through a contest, Rosalee, a small-town girl, wins a date with a male celebrity whom she idolizes. The date goes quite well, but things turn complicated when she realizes that her best friend is also in love with her.
A young vulnerable lion cub prince is falsely led to believe by his evil uncle that he was responsible for his father’s death. He flees, but eventually return as an adult to claim his rightful place as the King. The movie was the highest grossing film of the year and also figures in the list of highest-grossing animated films of all time.
In not so distance future, the earth is attacked by a pure energy based alien race known as the Drej. Realizing the danger, a top scientist sends away his teenage son, secretly encoding a map to the Titan in a ring he gives to him. Now a young man, it falls upon him to find Titan and save the humanity from total destruction.
Astro Boy, a robot having incredible powers, is discarded by his creator. However, he sets out to find his own identity and ends up in an adventure that would make him the greatest superhero of his time.
This adventure comedy film revolves around the mouse Stuart, who along with his friend Snowbell, search across the city for his new friend Margalo, a canary. In order to rescue his friend, Stuart must overcome several obstacles.
Nathan Lane Awards
|Winner||Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series||1999|