Nathan Lane

by ethnic on July 12, 2010

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Birth Name: Joseph Lane

Place of Birth: Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 3, 1956

Ethnicity: Irish

Nathan Lane is an American actor and writer.

Nathan is the son of Nora Veronica (Finnerty) and Daniel Lane. He was born into a Catholic family, of Irish descent.

Nathan’s paternal grandparents were William Anthony or Alphonsis Lane (the son of Daniel F. Lane and Mary McCormick) and Rose Dolan (the daughter of Thomas Dolan and Mary). Daniel was born in New York, to Irish-born parents, Timothy Lane and Margaret Connor. Mary McCormick was also born in New York, also to Irish parents, Martin McCormick and Mary Meehan. Nathan’s grandmother Rose was born in either England or New York, to an Irish-born father and an English-born mother.

Nathan’s maternal grandparents were John Finnerty and Mary Ann Donlan. John and Mary were both born in Ireland.

Sources: Nathan’s father, Daniel Lane, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Nathan’s mother, Nora Veronica Finnerty, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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