Apr. 3rd, 1942
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Wayne Newton's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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- Was discovered by 'Jackie Gleason (I)' (qv).
- Declared bankruptcy in 1992, yet was once listed in the Guiness Book as the world's highest paid entertainer.
- Has an estate called "Casa de Shenandoah" on the southeast side of Las Vegas.
- He had #1 hit song on the American pop charts called "Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast".
- One of only four people to ever be made an honorary Green Beret.
- He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6909 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
- His signature song is "Danke Schoen" (German for "Thank You").
- His role as "Professor Joe Butcher" in _Licence to Kill (1989)_ (qv) was the fulfillment of an old ambition: to participate in a "James Bond - 007" movie.