Wayne Knight

Biography: He attended the University of Georgia for a short time.
The first reference to "Newman" on "Seinfeld" (1990) has the unseen character attempting suicide by jumping out of Jerry's building. In the original episode, the voice of "Newman" is supplied by Larry David (co-creator of "Seinfeld" (1990)). On the syndicated version, Wayne Knight's voice was dubbed in.
Reports claim he was the first person to be cast for Jurassic Park (1993) after Steven Spielberg saw him in the "interview scene" of Basic Instinct (1992).
Held his wedding ceremony in Michael Richards's house.
While attending college in Georgia, was told by a theater professor that he would never make it as an actor.
Has worn the same pair of his trademark glasses since his role in "Seinfeld" (1990).
After being told by his doctors that he was approaching morbid obesity, Knight embarked upon a diet-and-exercise program that allowed him to lose 117 lbs, dropping his weight from 327 to 210 lbs.

Wayne Knight's Scores

Average career score: 61
Highest Metascore: 88 Toy Story 2
Lowest Metascore: 17 Excuse Me for Living
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 2 out of 12
12 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
66 Dead Again Aug 23, 1991 'Piccolo' Pete Dugan 8.9
86 To Die For Sep 27, 1995 Ed Grant 8.9
88 Toy Story 2 Nov 24, 1999 Al The Toy Collector 8.8
68 Jurassic Park Jun 11, 1993 Dennis Nedry 8.8
73 Kung Fu Panda Jun 6, 2008 Gang Boss 8.3
tbd Black Cloud Mar 11, 2005 Mr. Tipping 8.0
79 Tarzan Jun 18, 1999 Adult Tantor 7.8
65 Dirty Dancing Aug 25, 1987 Stan 7.7
59 Space Jam Nov 15, 1996 Stan Podolak 7.6
66 Kung Fu Panda 3 Jan 29, 2016 Additional Voices / Big Fun/Hom-Lee 7.4
30 Punisher: War Zone Dec 5, 2008 Micro 6.1
41 Basic Instinct Mar 20, 1992 John Correli 4.2
17 Excuse Me for Living Oct 12, 2012 Albert tbd