Lane Factor’s biography: age, height, birthday, tribe, movies

Lane Factor’s biography: age, height, birthday, tribe, movies

Lane Factor is a young American actor. He is known for acting as Cheese in FX Productions' Reservation Dogs hit series, which premiered in 2021 and ended in September 2023 after three seasons. Discover more about Lane's career, family, and other details below.

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Lane Factor attends the 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Fairmont Century Plaza on January 15, 2023, in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Monica Schipper/WireImage (modified by author)
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Lane Factor made his acting debut in 2021 when he appeared in Hulu's Reservation Dogs television series. The actor has been in the industry for less than three years, yet his name is all over Hollywood. Apart from acting, he loves creating short movies and animations.

Profile summary

Full nameLane Factor
Date of birthJune 28, 2005
Zodiac signCancer
Age18 years (as of 2023)
Place of birthMidwest City, Oklahoma, USA
Current residenceMidwest City, Oklahoma, USA
TribeCreek-Seminole and Caddo descent
Height5'6'' (168 cm)
Weight121 lbs. (55 kg)
Hair colorDark brown
Eye colorDark brown
FatherSteve Factor
MotherKelly Howell Factor
SistersShelby and Kandace Howell.
Marital statusSingle

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Who is Lane Factor?

Lane Factor is an upcoming American actor. He is known for featuring in the Reservation Dogs television series as Cheese Williams.

How old is Lane Factor?

Lane Factor’s age is 18 years as of 2023. The actor was born on June 28, 2005, in Oklahoma, USA.

Where is Lane Factor from?

The actor was born and raised in Midwest City, Oklahoma, USA.

What is Lane Factor’s nationality?

He is an American of mixed ethnicity.

What is Lane Factor’s tribe?

Actor Lane Factor is a native American of the Creek-Seminole and Caddo tribes.

Lane Factor’s height
Lane Factor attends the AFI Awards Luncheon at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles on January 13, 2023, in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Kevin Winter
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Who are Lane Factor’s parents?

His parents are Kelly Howell Factor (mom) and Steve Factor (dad). They got married in 2003 and are still together. Lane Factor’s mother worked at Anadarko Indian Health Center and is now a retired commander.

Does Lane Factor have any siblings?

The actor has a sister named Shelby and a half-sister called Kandace Howell.

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Educational background

Lane had an interest in acting from childhood. Because of this, he enrolled at The Actor Factory in Oklahoma, where casting director Chris Freihofer trained him. He also took film production classes at the institution.

Career history

Lane developed an interest in acting from childhood. Because of this, he enrolled at The Actor Factory in Oklahoma, where he was trained by casting director Chris Freihofer. Lane also took classes in film production at the institute.

Factor appeared in numerous TV commercials before he became a professional actor. He came into the limelight after appearing in Hulu's Reservation Dogs, which aired between 2021 and September 2023.

According to Lane Factor’s Instagram post, he was proud of being part of the cast. The actor was the youngest member of the Reservation Dogs crew. So, he learned a lot from his senior co-stars and directors, and they also helped him overcome his anxiety.

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Reservation Dogs is an Indigenous American television series created by Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo. The comedy show follows the exploits of four native American teenagers fighting crimes in rural eastern Oklahoma.

Lane Factor’s movies
Lane Factor attends the AFI Awards Luncheon at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel, on March 11, 2022, in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Michael Kovac
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The main characters of Reservation Dogs are Elora Danan (Devery Jacobs), Bear Smallhil (D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai), Willie Jack (Paulina Alexis), and Cheese Williams (Lane Factor).

Cheese is always calm, relaxed, and in touch with his feelings. Moreover, the teenager has a long list of people and things he is grateful for. After Daniel kills himself, the teenager gives an affectionate speech expressing anger and pain.

Lane Factor loved Cheese for exuding earnest sincerity. He also deeply connected with his character because both teenagers were still growing. For instance, his voice began lowering when they filmed the pilot and changed entirely within six months. He also grew taller by the end of Season 1.

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Nonetheless, everything wasn't rosy on set for the young actor since this was his first TV role. They had to pitch his voice a bit so it wouldn't sound so different, and he also had to learn how to get into character from D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai.

In addition to that, it took a while for Lane to master how to cry on command. Now, the actor can easily squeeze out one or two crocodile tears on set whenever he is required to do so.

Factor did not expect to be in the final season of Reservation Dogs until Sterlin surprised him on his birthday (at 8:30 p.m.) over a call. Initially, he thought it was a happy birthday call.

What are Lane Factor's movies and TV shows?

Besides the Reservation Dogs TV series, Lane Factor has also appeared in The Fabelmans (2022) and Ghosts. He felt honored to have worked with Steven Spielberg on The Fabelmans. They even worked one-on-one in one of the scenes Spielberg shot.

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Besides acting, Lane is conversant with creating short movies and animations. The American actor has recorded live streams for the local community high school football games.

How tall is Lane Factor?

Lane Factor's height is 5 feet 6 inches (168 centimeters).

Lane Factor’s birthday
Lane Factor attends FX's "Reservation Dogs" Premiere in LA, California. Photo: @lanefactor
Source: Instagram

Facts about Lane Factor

  • The Reservation Dogs' crew helped him stop doubting his acting capabilities.
  • The actor is a big fan of Godzilla from the Dragon Ball Z manga series.
  • Lane draws occasionally. He had two sketchbooks in middle school. He would draw sketches of Godzilla from Dragon Ball. However, the actor did not draw the sketches of Deer Lady, his grandma, shown on Reservation Dogs. Assistant property master Joe Hagg made those.
  • Since Lane wears prescription glasses in real life, he loved the part where his Reservation Dogs' character, Cheese, gets glasses.

Many now know actor Lane Factor as Cheese Williams from the Reservation Dogs comedy television series on Hulu. His acting is growing steadily, and he is gradually landing more acting roles. Fans can't wait to see him featured in more films and series.

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