Wayne Knight

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Wayne Elliot Knight (born August 7, 1955) is an American actor. In television, he played Newman in Seinfeld (1992–1998) and Officer Don Orville in 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001). His other television roles include Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wayne Knight has received more than 4,046,619 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Wayne Knight is the 1,884th most popular actor (up from 2,230th in 2019), the 3,257th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,753rd in 2019) and the 917th most popular American Actor.

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  • 63.81

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  • 43

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  • 3.13

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  • 4.73

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Among actors, Wayne Knight ranks 1,884 out of 10,030Before him are Julie Delpy, Choi Eun-hee, Thelma Ritter, Red Buttons, Tom Hulce, and Lisa Bonet. After him are Clancy Brown, Melissa Sue Anderson, Mikhail Ulyanov, Siegfried Rauch, Jean Lefebvre, and Marla Maples.

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Among people born in 1955, Wayne Knight ranks 106Before him are James Gosling, Tanya Roberts, Jane Kaczmarek, Serge Telle, John de Mol Jr., and Akira Nishino. After him are Matthias Jabs, Mariya Takeuchi, Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, Charles Shaughnessy, Dominique Pinon, and Thomas Newman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wayne Knight ranks 3,257 out of 15,968Before him are Hyman Minsky (1919), Tom Hulce (1953), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Muggsy Bogues (1965), Lisa Bonet (1967), and Marc Jacobs (1963). After him are Paul Goodman (1911), Clancy Brown (1959), Melissa Sue Anderson (1962), Pink (1979), Charlie Christian (1916), and Edward R. Murrow (1908).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Wayne Knight ranks 917Before him are Jensen Ackles (1978), Josh Holloway (1969), Thelma Ritter (1902), Red Buttons (1919), Tom Hulce (1953), and Lisa Bonet (1967). After him are Clancy Brown (1959), Melissa Sue Anderson (1962), Marla Maples (1963), Chris O'Donnell (1970), Ona Munson (1903), and Dabbs Greer (1917).

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