Wayne Knight has one of the most recognizable faces in television and film, having starred in both comedies and dramas alike. In TV Land's original sitcom, 'The Exes,' he plays homebody Haskell, who lives an apartment with Phil (Donald Faison) and Stuart (David Alan Basche) right across the hall from his divorce attorney Holly (Kristen Johnston).
Knight is perhaps most well known for his recurring guest role as Newman on the classic sitcom "Seinfeld," and was also a series regular on the hit show "3rd Rock From The Sun" playing Officer Don, the boyfriend of Kristen Johnstons character, Sally. He also plays Rick the neighbor, a recurring role on TV Land's first original sitcom, "Hot in Cleveland." Other television credits include regular or recurring roles on four other series ranging from "The Edge" with Jennifer Aniston to "the Grain" with Ben Affleck. Notable guest appearances include a recurring arc on "Torchwood: Miracle Day" and appearances on "Nip/Tuck," "CSI," "CSI: NY," "The Drew Carey Show," "Becker" and "That '70s Show."
Knight has made his mark in the world of film, having co-starred in several blockbuster movies, including "Jurassic Park," "JFK," "Basic Instinct," "Dirty Dancing," "To Die For" and "Dead Again." He has also appeared in family comedies such as "Cheaper By The Dozen," "Rat Race," "For Richer or Poorer" and "Space Jam." In addition, his film work includes voiceovers for hit animated films, including "Hercules," "Tarzan," "Toy Story 2" and "Kung Fu Panda."
Knight has also starred on Broadway in the long-running comedy "Gemini," as well as in "Sweet Charity" alongside Christina Applegate and "Art" with George Segal and Buck Henry. He appeared in "Measure for Measure" at New York's Lincoln Center and "Measure for Pleasure" at the Joe Papp Public theatre. Most recently, he starred as Geiber Goldfarb in the Encore Series revival of the Gershwin musical "Girl Crazy."