Birth Name: Wayne Eliot Knight
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Date of Birth: August 7, 1955
Wayne Knight is an American actor and comedian.
He was born in New York City, New York, and was raised in Cartersville, Georgia. His father, William Edward Knight, had English ancestry. His mother, Grace (Monti), was the daughter of Italian immigrants.
Wayne’s paternal grandparents were Frank Knight and Victoria Baxter. Frank was born in London, Ontario, Canada.
Wayne’s maternal grandparents were Raffaele Monti and Gabriela de Costanza. Raffaele and Gabriela were born in Napoli, Campania, Italy.
Sources: Wayne’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Wayne’s mother – http://obits.dignitymemorial.com
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