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 Brooks' Tony Award-winning musical, "The Producers" (2001-2007), alongside Matthew Broderick. He also played Ed Chapman in the 1993 Touchstone Pictures film Life with Mikey.
(All seasons and every episodes & movie except Season 2b on Episodes 31-32)
Nathan Lane and Ernie Sabella behind the scenes of The Lion King.