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Don't Worry, "Seinfeld" Actor Wayne Knight Is Not Dead

Hoax!

Posted on March 16, 2014, at 1:26 p.m. ET

Thanks to a TMZ knockoff billing itself as "TMZ Today," the rumor that Seinfeld actor Wayne Knight was dead spread around the internet on March 16.

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Seems like a reliable source, no?

But plenty of people took the swirling rumors as fact.

Wayne Knight is dead. In other news, I can't find my shaving cream.

Chris@ChrisC4stelli

Wayne Knight is dead. In other news, I can't find my shaving cream.

01:01 PM - 16 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Wayne Knight is dead? God damn it

But the actor who played Newman, along with acting in films like Jurassic Park and Space Jam, is actually fine.

Some of you will be glad to hear this, others strangely disappointed, but….I am alive and well!

Wayne Knight@iWayneKnight

Some of you will be glad to hear this, others strangely disappointed, but….I am alive and well!

12:44 PM - 16 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Does someone have to DIE to trend? Geez! Thanks for all the love everybody. I didn’t know you cared. Glad to be breathing!

Wayne Knight@iWayneKnight

Does someone have to DIE to trend? Geez! Thanks for all the love everybody. I didn’t know you cared. Glad to be breathing!

01:01 PM - 16 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

You can now go back to drinking your face off in green beer.

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But let's all try to be a little less gullible next time.

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.

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