Birth Name: Wayne Eliot Knight
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
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 is married to Clare de Chenu, with whom he has a son.
Wayne’s paternal grandfather was named Frank Knight. Frank was born in London, Ontario, Canada.
Wayne’s paternal grandmother was named Victoria Baxter. Victoria was born in Virginia.
Wayne’s maternal grandparents were named Raffaele Monti and Gabriela de Costanza. Raffaele and Gabriela were born in Ischia, 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