Apr. 3rd, 1942
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Wayne Newton's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2006 - Smokin' Aces
2001 - Ocean's Eleven
1997 - Vegas Vacation
1993 - Best of the Best 2
1990 - The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
1989 - Licence to Kill
Guest TV Roles
Himself - The Singing Waiter
- Met 'Elvis Presley' (qv) while the two were working at Paramount. They became close friends.
- daughter Lauren Ashley born on April 29th 2002.
- Declared bankruptcy in 1992, yet was once listed in the Guiness Book as the world's highest paid entertainer.
- Newton and attorney wife Kathleen announced in April 2002 they are expecting a girl in May, and that they are using a surrogate mother to have this, their first child.
- Has an estate called "Casa de Shenandoah" on the southeast side of Las Vegas.
- Because he had a high pitched voice, many joked (wrongly) that he was effeminate or even gay. Newton once threatened 'Johnny Carson (I)' (qv) over jokes Carson told attacking his manhood. Carson stopped telling the jokes.
- (28 April 1999) Singer 'Tony Orlando (I)' (qv) sued him for locking him out of the Branson, Missouri night club that the two co-owned.
- Was discovered by 'Jackie Gleason (I)' (qv).