Yuri Lane is a beatboxer especially known for beatboxing through a harmonica. He has made a movie, Compulsory Breathing, in which he plays a beatboxer. He has also done some other acting, including in the movies The Principal, Farmer & Chase and Playing Mona Lisa. He featured in a Subway advert by McCann Erickson, where he plays a sandwich as a harmonica.
Lane is a graduate of School of the Arts High School in San Francisco. He studied extensively at the city's American Conservatory Theater. He studied classical and musical theater at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts.