Wayne Knight

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Biography

  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/07/1955, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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Wayne Knight Fast Facts:
  • Dropped out of college one credit shy of graduating to join the Barter Theatre Company in Virginia.
  • Made his Broadway debut as a replacement in the long-running play Gemini.
  • At one point in 1993, was featured in three different series on NBC—Seinfeld, Against the Grain and The Second Half.  He was later featured on NBC's 3rd Rock From the Sun.
  • Has worn the same pair of his trademark glasses since his Seinfeld days.
  • Was married at the home of Seinfeld costar Michael Richards.
  • Lost nearly 100 pounds through diet and exercise after his doctor called him "morbidly obese."
  • Wayne Knight Relationships:
  • Bill Knight - Father
  • Paula Sutor - Ex-wife
  • Wayne Knight Awards:
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Georgia, Athens, GA

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