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Born in Mamaroneck, New York, Wayne's lengthy career spans TV, radio, theatre, and nightclubs. He launched his network TV career as the Cop on "Laverne & Shirley," moving on to countless other and starring for two seasons on his own NBC sitcom, "13 East." Powers is a accomplished jazz vocalist/recording artist, a veteran of the top west coast ... See full bio »
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 2005 Hermie & Friends: Buzby, the Misbehaving Bee (Video short)
Schneider Snail (voice)
 1995 The Tale of Tillie's Dragon (Short)
Uncle St. George (voice)
 1993 All-New Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
- Dennis the Genius (1993) ... (voice)
- Wish You Weren't Here (1993) ... (voice)
- Moms Helper/Battle of the Bonding (1993) ... (voice)
- Pig Out/Yankee Doodle Dennis (1993) ... (voice)
- Navy Destroyer (1993) ... (voice)
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
- Pilot (1993) ... Voice (voice, uncredited)
 1990-1992 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Security Salesman / Jack Williams
- Doogie Got a Gun (1992) ... Security Salesman
 1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
Mr. Stengel
- R.T.D. 211 (1991) ... Mr. Stengel
 1989-1990 13 East (TV Series)
Wayne Frazier
- Bullseye (1990) ... Wayne Frazier
- Monique Turns 40 (1990) ... Wayne Frazier
- Welcome, Sidney (1990) ... Wayne Frazier
- Detrimental Reliance (1990) ... Wayne Frazier
- So This Is How It's Gonna Be (1990) ... Wayne Frazier
 1990 ALF (TV Series)
- Make 'em Laugh (1990) ... Sid
 1989 Full House (TV Series)
Frank Flood
- And They Call It Puppy Love (1989) ... Frank Flood
 1989 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Car Salesman
- The Night of the Screams (1989) ... Car Salesman
 1988 Elvis and Me (TV Movie)
Joe Esposito
 1986-1987 Me & Mrs. C. (TV Series)
Mr. Barton / Mr. Wilson
- Smarty Pants (1987) ... Mr. Barton
- Dear Ethel (1987) ... Mr. Barton
- Moving in and Moving Out (1986) ... Mr. Wilson
 1986 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
 1983-1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Harry / Shakey Jake / Lester Michaels - Ship's Steward
- A Little Wine with Murder? (1984) ... Shakey Jake
- Bon Voyage, Alonso (1983) ... Lester Michaels - Ship's Steward
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series)
- The Unsinkable 453 (1985) ... Attendant
 1984 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
First Assistant Director
- Hooray for Homicide (1984) ... First Assistant Director
 1978-1983 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
TV Anchorman / Gus / Policeman / ...
- Councilman DeFazio (1983) ... TV Anchorman
- O Come All Ye Bums (1978) ... Policeman
- It's a Dog's Life (1978) ... Cop
 1980 The Bad News Bears (TV Series)
Ed Tucker
- Double Play (1980) ... Ed Tucker
 1979 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Nick Jamison
- Mad for Each Other (1979) ... Nick Jamison
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Commercials: Hundreds of TV and radio commercials, including the voice of one of the crows in Windex Products TV campaign (2002-Present, international); voice of "Budman" for Budweiser Beer, etc. See more »


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Charlotte, NC. See more »

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