TV Guide is reporting that ADDAMS FAMILY star Nathan Lane will guest star early this fall on the hit ABC show Modern Family (which is home to fellow Broadway baby Jesse Tyler Ferguson) playing a friend to the characters of Cameron and Mitchell.
The show returns on September 22, but no date has yet been announced for Lane's appearance.
Prior to THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Lane's previous Broadway credits include: Present Laughter (Drama Desk nom.), Merlin, The Wind in the Willows, Some Americans Abroad, On Borrowed Time, Guys and Dolls (Tony nom., Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards), Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Love! Valour! Compassion! (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards), The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Producers (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Olivier Awards), The Frogs, The Odd Couple, Butley, November and Waiting For Godot (Outer Critics Circle nom.).
Off B'way: 1992 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence. Credits include Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams (Drama Desk nom.); Trumbo; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Measure for Measure (Bayfield Award); Luv, the Musical; She Stoops to Conquer; The Common Pursuit; The Film Society; Mizlansky/Zilinsky; In a Pig's Valise; The Lisbon Traviata (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards); Bad Habits; Lips Together, Teeth Apart; Love! Valour! Compassion! (Obie Award) and Do Re Mi at Encores!
Television: Five Emmy noms., two Emmy Awards and a People's Choice Award.
More than 30 films including The Birdcage (Golden Globe nom., Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Awards), Ironweed, Frankie and Johnny, Mousehunt, Jeffrey, The Lion King, Stuart Little, Nicholas Nickleby (National Board of Review Ensemble Acting Award), Swing Vote and The Producers (Golden Globe nom.). Honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and recently inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame.
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