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Nathan Lane

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 34 films, with $2,510,522,165 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #819)
Best-known acting roles: Timon (The Lion King), Mysterious Disco Man (Austin Powers in Goldmember), Brighton (Mirror Mirror), Snowbell (Stuart Little), Albert Goldman/Starina (The Birdcage)
Most productive collaborators: Julia Roberts, Tarsem Singh, Lily Collins, Marc Klein, Armie Hammer

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting10$474,924,347$285,686,700$760,611,047
Leading3$483,699,891$564,633,077$1,048,332,968
Lead Ensemble Member1$64,935,167$108,678,315$173,613,482
Inverviewee1$330,083$0$330,083
(Unclassified)19$341,336,928$186,297,657$527,634,585

Career Trend

This graph shows Nathan Lane’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/2/2018 The Vanishing of Sidney Hall Harold  $0 $0 $0
3/31/2017 Carrie Pilby Dr. Petrov  $18,957 $7,932 $26,889
11/11/2016 No Pay, Nudity Herschel  $20,017 $0 $20,017
2/21/2014 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Himself  $330,083 $0 $330,083
5/17/2013 The English Teacher Carl Kapinas  $60,166 $2,161 $62,327
3/15/2012 Mirror Mirror Brighton  $64,935,167 $108,678,315 $173,613,482
11/24/2010 The Nutcracker in 3D Uncle Albert  $195,459 $20,270,557 $20,466,016
10/23/2009 Astro Boy Hamegg  $19,551,067 $22,085,176 $41,636,243
8/1/2008 Swing Vote Art Crumb  $16,289,867 $1,300,000 $17,589,867
6/27/2008 Trumbo Himself  $108,280 $0 $108,280
12/16/2005 The Producers: The Movie Musical Max Bialystock  $19,398,532 $13,554,463 $32,952,995
1/23/2004 Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! Richard Levy  $16,980,098 $0 $16,980,098
1/16/2004 Teacher's Pet: The Movie Spot Helperman/Scott Leadready II  $6,491,969 $0 $6,491,969
12/27/2002 Nicholas Nickleby Vincent Crummles  $1,562,800 $0 $1,562,800
7/25/2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Mysterious Disco Man  $213,117,789 $83,220,874 $296,338,663
7/19/2002 Stuart Little 2 Snowbell  $64,956,806 $101,043,194 $166,000,000
6/28/2000 Trixie Kirk Stans  $291,022 $0 $291,022
6/16/2000 Titan A.E. Preed  $22,751,979 $14,000,000 $36,751,979
6/9/2000 Love's Labour's Lost Costard  $284,291 $0 $284,291
1/28/2000 Isn't She Great Irving Mansfield  $2,954,405 $0 $2,954,405
12/17/1999 Stuart Little Snowbell  $140,015,224 $158,800,000 $298,815,224
9/17/1999 Get Bruce Himself  $43,155 $0 $43,155
1/15/1999 At First Sight Phil Webster  $22,365,133 $0 $22,365,133
12/19/1997 Mouse Hunt Ernie Smuntz  $61,894,591 $0 $61,894,591
3/8/1996 The Birdcage Albert Goldman/Starina  $124,060,553 $57,700,000 $181,760,553
8/4/1995 Jeffrey Father Dan  $3,487,000 $0 $3,487,000
6/15/1994 The Lion King Timon  $421,785,283 $564,633,077 $986,418,360
11/19/1993 Addams Family Values Desk Sergeant  $46,293,855 $0 $46,293,855
6/4/1993 Life With Mikey Ed Chapman  $12,349,549 $0 $12,349,549
10/11/1991 Frankie and Johnny Tim  $22,773,535 $0 $22,773,535
2/22/1991 He Said, She Said Wally Thurman  $9,684,702 $0 $9,684,702
8/31/1990 The Lemon Sisters Charlie Sorrell  $3,399,773 $0 $3,399,773
3/9/1990 Joe Versus the Volcano Baw, The Waponi Advance Man  $39,381,963 $0 $39,381,963
12/18/1987 Ironweed Harold Allen, streetcar driver  $7,393,346 $0 $7,393,346
Movies: 34Totals:$1,365,226,416$1,145,295,749$2,510,522,165
  Averages:$40,153,718$33,685,169$73,838,887

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/11/2016 No Pay, Nudity $3,221 8 $20,017 $20,017 100.0%
3/15/2012 Mirror Mirror $18,132,085 3,618 $64,935,167 $173,613,482 37.4%
12/19/1997 Mouse Hunt $6,062,922 2,233 $61,894,591 $61,894,591 100.0%
6/15/1994 The Lion King $1,586,753 2,624 $421,785,283 $986,418,360 42.8%
Movies: 4Totals:  $548,635,058$1,221,946,450 
 Averages:$6,446,2452,121$137,158,765$305,486,61370.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/2/2018 The Vanishing of Sidney Hall $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/31/2017 Carrie Pilby $13,944 6 $18,957 $26,889 70.5%
5/17/2013 The English Teacher $6,001 7 $60,166 $62,327 96.5%
11/24/2010 The Nutcracker in 3D $65,944 115 $195,459 $20,466,016 1.0%
10/23/2009 Astro Boy $6,702,923 3,020 $19,551,067 $41,636,243 47.0%
8/1/2008 Swing Vote $6,230,669 2,213 $16,289,867 $17,589,867 92.6%
7/25/2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $73,071,188 3,613 $213,117,789 $296,338,663 71.9%
12/17/1999 Stuart Little $15,018,223 3,151 $140,015,224 $298,815,224 46.9%
11/19/1993 Addams Family Values $14,117,545 2,577 $46,293,855 $46,293,855 100.0%
3/9/1990 Joe Versus the Volcano $9,252,232 1,802 $39,381,963 $39,381,963 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $474,924,347$760,611,047 
 Averages:$12,447,8671,650$47,492,435$76,061,10569.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 314 $548,635,058
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,882 $474,924,347
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,352 $712,426,067
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 692 $549,239,723
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,592 $392,514,976
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 570 $1,365,226,416
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 333 $673,311,392
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,227 $285,686,700
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,782 $298,734,302
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 763 $693,592,042
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,964 $242,020,874
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,090 $1,145,295,749
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 312 $1,221,946,450
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,709 $760,611,047
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,487 $1,011,160,369
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 722 $1,242,831,765
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,680 $634,535,850
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 819 $2,510,522,165
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office 94 76
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office 100 76
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 103 76
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 315 52
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 303 52
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 293 52
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 274 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 279 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 251 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 266 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 270 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 265 59
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 157 $483,699,891
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 55 $64,935,167
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 153 $564,633,077
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 61 $108,678,315
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 144 $1,048,332,968
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 63 $173,613,482
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 780 $126,849,775
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Hand Animation Movies 7 $421,785,283
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 891 $108,678,315
Top International Leading Stars for Hand Animation Movies 7 $564,633,077
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 832 $235,528,090
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Hand Animation Movies 7 $986,418,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,577 $20,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 268 $64,935,167
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies 38 $483,679,874
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 255 $108,678,315
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies 72 $564,633,077
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,048 $20,017
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 254 $173,613,482
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies 50 $1,048,312,951
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies 92 $548,615,041
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,410 $20,017
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 121 $673,311,392
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 102 $1,221,926,433
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,691 $20,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,513 $20,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 390 $126,829,758
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies 18 $421,785,283
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 442 $108,678,315
Top International Leading Stars for G Movies 18 $564,633,077
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,709 $20,017
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 427 $235,508,073
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies 17 $986,418,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 101-200) 104 $421,785,283
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 101-200) 116 $564,633,077
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 101-200) 113 $986,418,360


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