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: 55
Highest Metascore: 64 Hot in Cleveland: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 49 The Exes: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
49 The Exes: Season 1 Nov 30, 2011 Haskell Lutz 5.8
64 Hot in Cleveland: Season 1 Jun 16, 2010 Rick 6.5
tbd The Penguins of Madagascar: Season 1 Mar 28, 2009 Max 8.4
tbd Xiaolin Showdown: Season 3 Sep 17, 2005 Dojo Kanojo Cho 10
tbd Catscratch: Season 1 Jul 9, 2005 Mr. Blik 9.0
tbd Xiaolin Showdown: Season 2 Sep 11, 2004 Dojo Kanojo Cho 10
tbd Xiaolin Showdown: Season 1 Nov 1, 2003 Dojo Kanojo Cho 8.7
tbd 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 6 Oct 24, 2000 Don Orville 8.3
tbd Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: Season 2 Oct 14, 2000 Evil Emperor Zurg 10
tbd Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: Season 1 Oct 2, 2000 Evil Emperor Zurg 10
tbd 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 5 Sep 21, 1999 Don Orville 9.3
tbd 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 4 Sep 23, 1998 Don Orville 9.8
tbd 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 3 Sep 24, 1997 Don Orville / Don Orville 10
tbd Seinfeld: Season 8 Sep 19, 1996 Newman 8.5
52 3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 1 Jan 9, 1996 Don Orville / Officer Don 8.7
tbd Seinfeld: Season 7 Sep 21, 1995 Newman 9.0
tbd Seinfeld: Season 6 Sep 22, 1994 Newman 8.8
tbd Seinfeld: Season 5 Sep 16, 1993 Newman 8.8
tbd Seinfeld: Season 4 Aug 12, 1992 Newman 8.9
tbd Seinfeld: Season 3 Sep 18, 1991 Newman 8.6
tbd Seinfeld: Season 2 Jan 23, 1991 Newman 8.4
tbd Catscratch: Season 2 Jul 9, 2005 Mr. Blik tbd