- Name: Wayne Newton
- Born: 04/03/1942 (79 years old)
- Occupation: Singer, actor
- Website: waynenewton.com
Carson Wayne Newton (born April 3, 1942) is an American singer and entertainer. One of the best-known entertainers in Las Vegas, Nevada, he is known by the nicknames The Midnight Idol, Mr. Las Vegas and Mr. Entertainment. His well known songs include 1972’s “Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast” (his biggest hit, peaking at No. 4 on the Billboard chart), “Years” (1980), and his vocal version of “Red Roses for a Blue Lady” (1965). His signature song “Danke Schoen” (1963) was notably used in the score for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986).
Birth Name: Carson Wayne Newton
Alias: Mr. Las Vegas, The Midnight Idol, Mr. Entertainment
Genre: Jazz, pop
Birth Place: Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.