Wayne Knight

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Wayne Elliot Knight (born August 7, 1955) is an American actor. In television, he played Newman on Seinfeld (1992–1998) and Officer Don Orville on 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001). He also voiced Igor on Toonsylvania (1998–1999), Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wayne Knight has received more than 4,711,890 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Wayne Knight is the 1,970th most popular actor (down from 1,883rd in 2019), the 3,283rd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,256th in 2019) and the 946th most popular Actor.

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  • 53.24

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  • 46

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  • 2.95

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  • 4.97

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Among actors, Wayne Knight ranks 1,970 out of 9,996Before him are Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Tate Donovan, Fiona Shaw, Diana Douglas, Dakota Johnson, and Joan Cusack. After him are Jo Van Fleet, Kevin Peter Hall, Edith González, Ron Rifkin, Cheng Pei-pei, and Kevin James.

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Among people born in 1955, Wayne Knight ranks 123Before him are Mark Hollis, Thomas Newman, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, John X of Antioch, Matti Vanhanen, and Thomas C. Südhof. After him are Kevin Peter Hall, Lena Endre, Rolf Lassgård, Moses Malone, Friedrich Merz, and Gloria Guida.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wayne Knight ranks 3,283 out of 18,182Before him are Lawrence Block (1938), Louis Farrakhan (1933), Tate Donovan (1963), Richard Axel (1946), Dakota Johnson (1989), and Joan Cusack (1962). After him are Jo Van Fleet (1915), Kevin Peter Hall (1955), Budd Schulberg (1914), Raymond Leo Burke (1948), Edith Head (1897), and "Weird Al" Yankovic (1959).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Wayne Knight ranks 946Before him are Dylan McDermott (1961), Tyga (1989), Dan Blocker (1928), Tate Donovan (1963), Dakota Johnson (1989), and Joan Cusack (1962). After him are Jo Van Fleet (1915), Kevin Peter Hall (1955), Ron Rifkin (1939), Kevin James (1965), Benjamin Bratt (1963), and Crispin Glover (1964).

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