Birth Date: August 7, 1955 / Age: 57
Birth Place: Cartersville, Georgia, USA
Biography: Wayne Knight (born 7 August 1955) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Newman in Seinfeld and as police officer Don Orville in 3rd Rock from the Sun.
Knight has had prominent film roles, such as in JFK by Oliver Stone and in the interrogation scene in Basic Instinct. He was the first person to be cast in Jurassic Park after director Steven Spielberg saw him in that scene.
He's been married to makeup artist Paula Sutor since 1996. The wedding ceremony was held in fellow Seinfeld cast member Michael Richards' house.
Knight has currently lost much weight, taking a different appearance from his character in Seinfeld.
|September 9, 2005
(Posted by Leah Yoakum)
Wayne Knight Says Typecast Is His Destiny
It could be, Wayne Knight says, that he was born to play comically evil, pompous villains.
"Most people would say no, but the reality is when you get typecast like that there's got to be some germ of something in there," said the 50-year-old actor, best known for his ro...
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