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
- His first daughter's name is Erin, with his first wife Elaine and a daughter Lauren Ashley with second wife Kathleen. His wife, Kathleen, is an attorney. They met following one of his performances.
- Was discovered by 'Jackie Gleason (I)' (qv).
- 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.
- One of only four people to ever be made an honorary Green Beret.
- daughter Lauren Ashley born on April 29th 2002.
- He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6909 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
- His mother was of German/Cherokee Indian and father of Irish/Powahatan Indian background.
- Declared bankruptcy in 1992, yet was once listed in the Guiness Book as the world's highest paid entertainer.