Mike Lane


Mike Lane

Biography

Mike Lane was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Lane began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Humphrey Bogart drama "The Harder They Fall" (1956), the Boris Karloff horror film "Frankenstein - 1970" (1958) and "Who Was That Lady?" (1960) with Tony Curtis. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Way West" (1967) with Kirk Douglas...

Biography

Mike Lane was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Lane began his acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the Humphrey Bogart drama "The Harder They Fall" (1956), the Boris Karloff horror film "Frankenstein - 1970" (1958) and "Who Was That Lady?" (1960) with Tony Curtis. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Way West" (1967) with Kirk Douglas, "Stay Away, Joe" (1968) and the crime picture "The New Centurions" (1972) with George C Scott. He also appeared in the TV movie "Gemini Man" (NBC, 1975-76). His film career continued throughout the seventies and the eighties in productions like the action movie "The Master Gunfighter" (1975) with Tom Laughlin, "The Zebra Force" (1976) and the Steve Sandor action film "Stryker" (1983). He also appeared in "Code Name: Zebra" (1987). He also appeared in the TV special "The Gypsy Warriors" (CBS, 1977-78). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Monster Squad" (NBC, 1976-77). During the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "Teen Vamp" (1989) with Clu Gulager, the Linda Blair horror feature "Grotesque" (1990) and the horror movie "Demon Keeper" (1994) with Dirk Benedict. He also worked in television during these years, including roles in "CSI: Miami" (CBS, 2002-2012) and "K.C. Undercover" (Disney, 2014-). Lane also contributed music to "Intimate Portrait: Sydney Seaward" (Lifetime, 1998-99). Lane most recently appeared in "The UCB Show" (2016-).

Life Events

Photo Collections

The Harder They Fall - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
The Harder They Fall - Behind-the-Scenes Photos

Videos

Movie Clip

Harder They Fall, The (1957) - I Think He's Ready Opening from The Harder They Fall, 1956, features Toro (Mike Lane) arriving in Manhattan, Rod Steiger and goons in transit and Humphrey Bogart, in his last film, popping out of an apartment in Peter Cooper Village, written and produced by Philip Yordan, from the Budd Schulberg novel.
Harder They Fall, The (1957) - If There's A God In Heaven Crooked promoter Benko (Rod Steiger) puts on a show of concern at the hospital, after his stooge fighter Toro (Mike Lane) has possibly killed an opponent who wasn’t fit to fight, getting advice from Eddie (Humphrey Bogart), the press agent he’s corrupted, in The Harder They Fall, 1956.
Frankenstein 1970 (1958) - Like A Rembrandt Following credits, opening in which blonde Carolyn (Jana Lund) is being chased by a monster (Mike Lane), except she isn't , Donald Barry as the director, Charlotte Austin assisting, Norbert Schiller as the monster's minder, in Frankenstein -- 1970, 1958.
Harder They Fall, The (1957) - What Are You Made Of? Press agent Eddie Willis (Humphrey Bogart), now in charge of the tour promoting a bogus boxer (Mike Lane), tangles with the managers of fighters paid to lose, led by Weyerhaeuse (Edward Andrews), Nehemiah Persoff his doubting colleague, montage following, in The Harder They Fall, 1956.
Harder They Fall, The (1957) - Nobody Gets Hurt Crooked promoter Benko (Rod Steiger) tries to sell ex-boxing columnist Eddie (Humphrey Bogart) on being press agent for his incompetent new property Toro (Mike Lane), Carlos Montalban his coach, former heavyweight champ Jersey Joe Walcott sparring, in The Harder They Fall, 1956.

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