Nathan Lane has a beloved French Bulldog named Mabel. Mabel is seen here on The Ellen Show, where her human discusses her being in therapy. Mabel is also the inspiration for Naughty Mabel, a children’s book written by Nathan Lane and Devlin Elliot.
February 3, 1956 (67)
Lane began his career in the early 1980s, appearing in Off-Broadway and regional theater productions. In 1992, he won critical acclaim for his portrayal of Pseudolus in the Broadway revival of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, earning a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.
Since then, Lane has appeared in numerous Broadway productions, including The Producers, for which he won his second Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He has also lent his voice to several animated films and TV shows, including Stuart Little, The Simpsons, and The Lion King.