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
- He had #1 hit song on the American pop charts called "Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast".
- 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 been diagnosed with a viral infection to the heart, known as cardiomyopathy. Doctors told him that he should be recovered in two months' time [November 15, 2007].
- Met 'Elvis Presley' (qv) while the two were working at Paramount. They became close friends.
- daughter Lauren Ashley born on April 29th 2002.
- (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.
- One of only four people to ever be made an honorary Green Beret.
- 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.