- 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."
- 1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- Bill Knight — Father
- Paula Sutor — Ex-wife
- Attended University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States
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