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Actor Wayne Knight achieved television immortality assaying the role of the frenetic mailman "Newman", nemesis of the eponymous lead character in the classic TV series Seinfeld (1989). He also appeared in Jurassic Park (1993) as "Dennis Nedry" and in one of the most notorious scenes in American cinema as one of the detectives interrogating Sharon ... See full bio »
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Known For

Jurassic Park
(1993)
Space Jam
Space Jam Stan Podolak
(1996)
Toy Story 2
Toy Story 2 Al the Toy Collector
(1999)
Kung Fu Panda
Kung Fu Panda Gang Boss
(2008)

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 2017 The Truth About Harry Quebert Affair (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
Benjamin Roth (2017)
 2017 Still the King (TV Series)
 2016 StartUp (TV Series)
Benny Blush
- Bootstrapped (2016) ... Benny Blush
- Proof of Concept (2016) ... Benny Blush
- Angel Investor (2016) ... Benny Blush
 2016 Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh (TV Series)
Free Boov Leader
- The Gray Matter/Fever Break (2016) ... Free Boov Leader (voice)
 2015 TripTank (TV Series)
Customer / Greg
- Cold War 2 (2015) ... Customer (voice)
- Dirty Talk (2015) ... Greg (voice)
 2015 Sirens (TV Series)
Richard
- Sub-Primal Fears (2015) ... Richard
 2015 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Viewy Stewie
 2014 New Partner (TV Series)
Frankie Coppola (2014)
 2013 Regular Show (TV Series)
God of Street Performing / Guardian of the Friend Zone
- Silver Dude (2013) ... God of Street Performing (voice)
- Meteor Moves (2013) ... Guardian of the Friend Zone (voice)
 2013 American Dad! (TV Series)
Overweight Customer Who's pants Are Caught On Fire
- Naked to the Limit, One More Time (2013) ... Overweight Customer Who's pants Are Caught On Fire (voice, uncredited)
 2009-2012 The Penguins of Madagascar (TV Series)
Max
- Street Smarts/Nighty Night Ninja (2012) ... Max (voice)
- Cat's Cradle/Monkey Love (2009) ... Max (voice)
- Launchtime/Haunted Habitat (2009) ... Max (voice)
 2011-2012 Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (TV Series)
Jong / Jong's Son
- Hall of Lame (2012) ... Jong (voice)
- Good Croc, Bad Croc (2011) ... Jong / Jong's Son (voice)
 2010-2011 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Rick
- Love Thy Neighbor (2011) ... Rick
- Battle of the Bands (2011) ... Rick
- Bad Bromance (2011) ... Rick
- Free Elka (2011) ... Rick
- Good Neighbors (2010) ... Rick
 2009-2011 The Super Hero Squad Show (TV Series)
Egghead
- Too Many Wolverines! (2011) ... Egghead (voice)
- Election of Evil! (2009) ... Egghead (voice)
- This Forest Green! (2009) ... Egghead (voice)
 2010 Lee Mathers (TV Movie)
 2010 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
Judge Mark Hulverson
- Uncanny (2010) ... Judge Mark Hulverson
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Perry Black
- Little Things (2010) ... Perry Black
 2009 Make My Day (TV Series)
- Bridal Beauty (2009)
 2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Wayne Knight
- The Table Read (2009) ... Wayne Knight (uncredited)
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Jason Blum
- Don Hoberman (2009) ... Jason Blum
 2006 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Lily's Landlord
- How Lily Stole Christmas (2006) ... Lily's Landlord (voice, uncredited)
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Truman Bosch
- Fare Game (2006) ... Truman Bosch
 2005 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)
Abnegazar
- The Balance (2005) ... Abnegazar (voice)
 2004 Listen Up (TV Series)
Buddy
- Sweet Charity (2004) ... Buddy
 2004 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Owen
- Liar Liar House on Fire (2004) ... Owen
 2004 I'm with Her (TV Series)
Kevin
 2003 Gary the Rat (TV Series)
Gary's Rival
- The Reunion (2003) ... Gary's Rival (voice)
 2002 Becker (TV Series)
Wally
- Picture Imperfect (2002) ... Wally
 2001 Bleacher Bums (TV Movie)
Zig
 2001 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Angel
 2000-2001 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
Zurg / Emperor Zurg / Evil Emperor Zurg
- Ancient Evil (2001) ... Zurg (voice)
- War and Peace and War (2000) ... Emperor Zurg (voice)
- Millennial Bugs (2000) ... Emperor Zurg (voice)
- Star Smasher (2000) ... Zurg (voice)
- The Crawling Flesh (2000) ... Zurg (voice)
 2000 Dilbert (TV Series)
The Security Guard
- The Security Guard (2000) ... The Security Guard (voice)
 1998 Contempt of Court (TV Movie)
Merrill Bushman
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
Orthos / Cyclops Head #2
- Hercules and the Epic Adventure (1998) ... Orthos (voice)
 1992-1998 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Newman
- The Finale (1998) ... Newman
- The Bookstore (1998) ... Newman
- The Cartoon (1998) ... Newman
- The Betrayal (1997) ... Newman
 1995-1996 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat (TV Series)
Voices / Oldman
- Comicalamities/Super Felix/Dueling Whiskers (1996) ... Voices (uncredited)
- The Fuzzy Bunny Show/The Milky Way (1996) ... Oldman / Voices (uncredited)
- The Punderground/Nightmare on Oak Street/Star Trash (1996) ... Voices (uncredited)
- Felix's Big Splash/Gross Ghost/The Underwater Kingdom (1995) ... Voices (voice, uncredited)
 1994 Golden Gate (TV Movie)
Arthur Genopopoulos
 1993 Against the Grain (TV Series)
Froggy Wilson
- Pilot (1993) ... Froggy Wilson
 1992-1993 The Edge (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.14 (1993) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.10 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.9 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.8 (1992) ... Various Characters
- Tape Cycle #7 (1992) ... Various Characters
 1992 T Bone N Weasel (TV Movie)
Roy Kramp
 1992 Double Edge (TV Movie)
Tommy White
 1988 Tattinger's (TV Series)
Kenny Axelrod
- The Sonny Also Rises (1988) ... Kenny Axelrod
 1985 Assaulted Nuts (TV Series)
Various
 1984 The Burning Bed (TV Movie)
Juror (uncredited)
 1983 The Day After (TV Movie)
Man in Hospital (uncredited)
 1982 For Lovers Only (TV Movie)
Video Game Fanatic (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Frosted Cheerios cereal (1996) See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have this assemblage of small facts, which looks like intelligence but no real depth of knowledge about anything. That's why I'm an actor. See more »

Trivia:

Held his wedding ceremony in Michael Richards' house. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays characters with a cynical demeanor See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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