Wayne Knight

(Wayne Elliot Knight)

Wayne Knight
Wayne Knight
  • Born: August 7, 1955
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor, Voice Artist, Comedian









Wayne Elliot Knight is an American actor, voice artist and comedian. He is known for playing Newman in Seinfeld (1992–1998) and Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park (1993). His other roles include Officer Don Orville in 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001), Stan Podolak in Space Jam (1996), Al McWhiggin in Toy Story 2 (1999), Tantor in Tarzan (1999), the Giraffe in Bee Movie (2007), Zack Mallozzi in Rat Race (2001), Dojo in Xiaolin Showdown (2003–2006), Mr. Blik in Catscratch (2005–2007), Microchip in Punisher: War Zone (2008) and Haskell Lutz in The Exes (2011–2015).

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I had the most fun on '3rd Rock'. It was a great show to work on. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I have this assemblage of small facts, which looks like intelligence but no real depth of knowledge about anything. That's why I'm an actor. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
I know there are some people in British Columbia who are still holding a vigil for '3rd Rock'.
I love Tom Kenny. And Jill Talley. And Jennifer Aniston, too! Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I think most people's careers in theater are based on delusion. It's just that mine started early.
I want to go skydiving. I'd love to go to the Galapagos. Nature still excites me. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Nature
I was never the mascot of the Georgia football team.
I'm a wuss - a complete wuss!
I'm not really in touch with those 'Seinfeld' lads except Jason Alexander.
I've been in Los Angeles for a while, and the kind of psychological connection that one makes to people, it just doesn't happen out here.
One good thing about TV Land is you're always surrounded by people who know what they're doing, in terms of your fellow actors.
Small towns are the worst for getting recognised.
There is no fact-checking on tertiary celebrities. You can say whatever you'd like, and it will just rise up again.
There's an appreciation of the whole picture of life as opposed to just ambition and circumstance and all the stuff that happens in this business. You find yourself lucky enough to be working with somebody really talented who you know and who you trust. Life ;Trust ;Business, Commerce & Finance
Whatever road you've been given, enjoy that road.