Wayne Knight is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor, widely recognized for his portrayal of the bumbling mailman Newman in the hit television show Seinfeld alongside Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Patrick Warburton. Knight’s impeccable comic timing and his ability to make even the smallest of roles unforgettable made him a fan favorite on the show.
In addition to Seinfeld, Knight has also made numerous memorable appearances in various other television shows, including 3rd Rock from the Sun, Hot in Cleveland, and The Exes, among others. He has also lent his voice to various animated series, including the popular shows The Penguins of Madagascar, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, and Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.
Knight’s success is not limited to the small screen, as he has also made his mark in the movie industry. He has appeared in many films, including Jurassic Park, Space Jam, and Dirty Dancing, among others. His portrayal of the slimy, conniving Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park was particularly noteworthy, showcasing his ability to play complex and multi-layered characters.