Finding Your Roots

Joe Lane Becomes Nathan Lane

Clip: Season 8 Episode 8 | 1m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

Nathan Lane, who was born Joseph Lane, explains how the stage name he had to pick to join the Actors’ Equity Union was inspired by the character Nathan Detriot from Guys and Dolls, one of his favorite roles.

Aired: 02/22/22

Rating: NR

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