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.
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|Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: Season 2||Oct 14, 2000||Evil Emperor Zurg||10|
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|3rd Rock from the Sun: Season 5||Sep 21, 1999||Don Orville||9.3|
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|Seinfeld: Season 8||Sep 19, 1996||Newman||8.5|
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|Seinfeld: Season 7||Sep 21, 1995||Newman||9.0|
|Seinfeld: Season 6||Sep 22, 1994||Newman||8.8|
|Seinfeld: Season 5||Sep 16, 1993||Newman||8.8|
|Seinfeld: Season 4||Aug 12, 1992||Newman||8.9|
|Seinfeld: Season 3||Sep 18, 1991||Newman||8.6|
|Seinfeld: Season 2||Jan 23, 1991||Newman||8.4|
|Catscratch: Season 2||Jul 9, 2005||Mr. Blik||tbd|