Celebrity Q&A, Featured ArticleBy Ken Beck on September 30, 2012
Can you give an update on the hilarious Wayne Knight, who played Newman the mailman on “Seinfeld?”
—Fred Baker, Medford, Ore.
Knight, 57, was born in New York City but grew up in Cartersville, Ga., where he was bitten by the acting bug in kindergarten. He now stars as divorced couch surfer Haskell Lutz in the TV Land sitcom “The Exes.” Knight, who is 75 pounds lighter than he weighed on “Seinfeld,” has taken up playing the cornet and says his newest project is his 2-year-old son. “When this season is over,” he says, “I will be spelling my wife for a little bit.”