Nathan Lane (born February 3, 1956) is an award-winning American actor of stage and screen. He is best 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, and his voice work in The Lion King and Stuart Little. In 2008, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame.