Joseph "Nathan" Lane is an American actor, comedian, and writer who was the original voice of Timon in The Lion King film franchise, reprising the role for the bonus material on The Lion King 1½ DVD and for The Lion King Bloopers and Outtakes. He also did Timon's voice on select episodes of the Timon & Pumbaa TV series, and Spot Helperman in Teacher's Pet.

He also performs in Broadway musicals. One of his most notable musicals was Mel BrooksTony Award-winning musical, "The Producers" (2001-2007), alongside Matthew Broderick. He also played Ed Chapman in the 1993 Touchstone Pictures film Life with Mikey.

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