Apr. 3rd, 1942
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Wayne Newton's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil
2006 - Smokin' Aces
2001 - Ocean's Eleven
1997 - Vegas Vacation
1995 - Night of the Running Man
1991 - The Dark Backward
1990 - The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
1989 - Licence to Kill
Guest TV Roles
- 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].
- 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.
- Was discovered by 'Jackie Gleason (I)' (qv).
- Has an estate called "Casa de Shenandoah" on the southeast side of Las Vegas.
- His signature song is "Danke Schoen" (German for "Thank You").
- He had #1 hit song on the American pop charts called "Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast".
- The street leading to the front of Las Vegas' McCarran Airport has been called "Wyane Newton Boulevard" for over 20 years.
- His mother was of German/Cherokee Indian and father of Irish/Powahatan Indian background.