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Wayne Knight

Born: 1955

Biography

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. Blik on Catscratch (2005–2007) and Baron Von Sheldgoose on Legend of the Three Caballeros (2018). In film, he played Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park (1993), which earned him a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination. He also portrayed Pete "Piccolo" Dugan in Dead Again (1991), John Correli in Basic Instinct (1992), Stan Podolak in Space Jam (1996) and Zach Mallozzi in Rat Race (2001) and provided the voices of Tantor in Tarzan (1999), Al McWhiggin in Toy Story 2 (1999) and The Elf Elder in Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon (2014).
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Resources

Movies

Dirty Dancing

Stan in Dirty Dancing

Basic Instinct

John Correli in Basic Instinct

To Die For

Ed Grant in To Die For

JFK

Numa Bertel in JFK

Toy Story 2

Al McWhiggin (voice) in Toy Story 2

Space Jam

Stan Podolak in Space Jam

For Richer or Poorer

Bob Lachman in For Richer or Poorer

The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars

Microwave (voice) in The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars

Dead Again

Pete Dugan in Dead Again

Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King

The Amazing Krudsky (voice) in Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King

Punisher: War Zone

Micro in Punisher: War Zone

Rat Race

Zack Mallozzi in Rat Race

Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone

Thudd (voice) in Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone

Tarzan

Tantor (voice) in Tarzan

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins

Evil Emperor Zurg (voice) in Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins

Chameleon

Stuart Langston in Chameleon

Excuse Me for Living

Albert in Excuse Me for Living

The Sex O'Clock News

Bill Wright in The Sex O'Clock News

Pros & Cons

Wayne the Guard in Pros & Cons

Who's Your Monkey?

Officer Brooks in Who's Your Monkey?

Kung Fu Panda

Gang Boss (voice) in Kung Fu Panda

Born on the Fourth of July

Official #2 - Democratic Convention in Born on the Fourth of July

Kung Fu Panda 3

Big Fun / Hom-Lee (voice) in Kung Fu Panda 3

Hail, Caesar!

Lurking Extra in Hail, Caesar!

Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness - Good Croc, Bad Croc

Jong / Jong's Son (voice) in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness - Good Croc, Bad Croc

Hercules

Demetrius the Pot Maker (voice) in Hercules

Forever, Lulu

Stevie in Forever, Lulu

Kung Fu Panda: Panda Paws

Big Fun (voice) in Kung Fu Panda: Panda Paws

Double Negative

Max in Double Negative

V.I. Warshawski

Smeissen in V.I. Warshawski

Blindspotting

Patrick in Blindspotting

Double Edge

Tommy White in Double Edge

12 Mighty Orphans

Frank Wynn in 12 Mighty Orphans

For Lovers Only

Video Game Fanatic (uncredited) in For Lovers Only

T Bone N Weasel

Roy Kramp in T Bone N Weasel

Hercules: Zero to Hero

Cyclops Head #2 (voice) (archive sound) in Hercules: Zero to Hero

Woke Up Dead

Andrew Batten in Woke Up Dead

Back to the Outback

Platypus (voice) in Back to the Outback

Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon

The Elf Elder (voice) in Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon

Everybody's All-American

Fraternity Pisser in Everybody's All-American

Cheaper by the Dozen

Electrician (uncredited) in Cheaper by the Dozen

The Burning Bed

Juror (uncredited) in The Burning Bed

The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

Wayne in The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story

Walter Ballou in Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story

Darby and the Dead

Mel in Darby and the Dead

Billy & Mandy's Jacked-Up Halloween

Jack (voice) in Billy & Mandy's Jacked-Up Halloween

The Making of 'Jurassic Park'

Self / Dennis Nedry in The Making of 'Jurassic Park'

The Boyer Brothers

Harry in The Boyer Brothers

Urkel Saves Santa: The Movie!

Mr. Hodges (voice) in Urkel Saves Santa: The Movie!

The Wanderers

Waiter (uncredited) in The Wanderers

Bleacher Bums

Zig in Bleacher Bums

Jurassic Park

Nedry in Jurassic Park

Hercules: Zero to Hero

Orthus (voice) in Hercules: Zero to Hero

TV Shows

Brandy & Mr. Whiskers

Mr. Cantarious (voice) in Brandy & Mr. Whiskers

Seinfeld

Newman in Seinfeld

The Edge

in The Edge

Pet Star

Self - Judge in Pet Star

I'm with Her

in I'm with Her

Toonsylvania

Igor in Toonsylvania

Woke Up Dead

Andrew Batten in Woke Up Dead

That '70s Show

Angel in That '70s Show

Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi

in Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi

Xiaolin Showdown

Dojo Kanojo Cho (voice) in Xiaolin Showdown

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Terrence Lombard in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

CSI: NY

Truman Bosch in CSI: NY

Catscratch

in Catscratch

The Second Half

Robert Piccolo in The Second Half

The Twilight Zone

Nick Dark in The Twilight Zone

The Exes

Haskell Lutz in The Exes

3rd Rock from the Sun

Don Orville in 3rd Rock from the Sun

StartUp

Benedict "Benny" Blush in StartUp

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

Benjamin Roth in The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

The Penguins of Madagascar

Max in The Penguins of Madagascar

Bones

Jimmy Walpert III in Bones

Dilbert

The Security Guard (voice) in Dilbert

Hot in Cleveland

Rick in Hot in Cleveland

Torchwood

Brian Friedkin in Torchwood

Robot Chicken

Nutsy Goldberg (voice) in Robot Chicken

Pinky and the Brain

in Pinky and the Brain

Sirens

Richard in Sirens

Harley Quinn

The Penguin (voice) in Harley Quinn

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Grigor in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Infinity Train

Marcel (voice) in Infinity Train

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis

Self in Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis

Green Lantern

Captain Goray (voice) in Green Lantern

Listen Up!

Buddy in Listen Up!

The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy

Jack O'Lantern in The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy

Justice League Unlimited

Abnegazar (voice) in Justice League Unlimited

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command

Emperor Zurg (voice) in Buzz Lightyear of Star Command

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Wayne Knight in Curb Your Enthusiasm

Unforgettable

Dr. Theodore Blumer in Unforgettable

Pound Puppies

Ralphie / Construction Worker #1 (voice) in Pound Puppies

Hercules

Cyclops Head #2 (voice) in Hercules

Against the Grain

Froggy Wilson in Against the Grain

The $100,000 Pyramid

Self in The $100,000 Pyramid

Regular Show

Guardian of the Friend Zone (voice) in Regular Show

Regular Show

God of Street Performing (voice) in Regular Show

Catscratch

Mr. Blik (voice) in Catscratch

Battle of the Decades

Self - Judge in Battle of the Decades

The Penguins of Madagascar

Max (voice) in The Penguins of Madagascar

Doc McStuffins

Viewy Stewie (voice) in Doc McStuffins

Fallen Angels

Leo Cunningham in Fallen Angels

Bookie

The Cowboy in Bookie

Thank God You're Here

Self in Thank God You're Here

Monster High

Ralph (voice) in Monster High

Among Us

Lime (voice) in Among Us