Dwight is a boy name and means white or blond. It is a Flemish name and its pronunciation is \dwi(g)-ht\. Other similar names and variants include: Dagget, Daivat, Dwire. Dwight is a very popular first name for men (#257 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#15206 out of 88799).
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  • Dwight Yoakam (actor) born on October 23, 1956.
  • Dwight Howard born on December 8, 1985.
  • Dwight Schultz (actor) born on November 24, 1947.
  • Dwight Stones born on December 6, 1953.
  • Dwight Lowry born on October 23, 1957.
  • Dwight Gooden born on November 16, 1964.
  • Dwight H. Little (director)
  • Dwight Eisenhower (actor) born on October 14, 1890.
  • Dwight Frye (actor)
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Famous actors named Dwight and their movies

Dwight Yoakam
Dwight Yoakam

Born on October 23, 1956

  • Age: 66
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • No. of movies: 12


Directed by: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg

Starring: Penélope Cruz, Salma Hayek, Steve Zahn, Dwight Yoakam

Crank: High Voltage

Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Clifton Collins Jr., Dwight Yoakam

Sling Blade

Sling Blade

Directed by: Billy Bob Thornton

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Last Rites of Ransom Pride

Directed by: Tiller Russell

Starring: Dwight Yoakam, Lizzy Caplan, Jon Foster, Cote de Pablo

Dwight Frye
Dwight Frye
  • No. of movies: 4

The Crime of Doctor Crespi

Directed by: John H. Auer

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Harriet Russell, Dwight Frye, Paul Guilfoyle



Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye

Country: United States of America

The Western Code

Directed by: John P. McCarthy

Starring: Tim McCoy, Mischa Auer, Nora Lane, Dwight Frye

Dead Men Walk

Dead Men Walk

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: George Zucco, Mary Carlisle, Nedrick Young, Dwight Frye

Dwight Schultz
Dwight Schultz

Born on November 24, 1947

  • Age: 75
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • No. of movies: 3
The Temp

The Temp

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lara Flynn Boyle, Dwight Schultz, Oliver Platt

Alone in the Dark

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Jack Palance, Donald Pleasence, Martin Landau, Dwight Schultz

Fat Man and Little Boy

Fat Man and Little Boy

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack

Dwight Eisenhower
Dwight Eisenhower

Born on October 14, 1890

  • Age: 132
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • No. of movies: 1
Crusade in Europe

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States of America

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Famous directors named Dwight and their movies

Dwight H. Little
Dwight H. Little
  • No. of movies: 10


Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Brett Stimely, Rajinikanth, Anna Nicholas, Charlie Brill

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Morris Chestnut, KaDee Strickland, Eugene Byrd, Johnny Messner

Rapid Fire

Rapid Fire

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Brandon Lee, Powers Boothe, Nick Mancuso, Raymond J. Barry

Getting Even

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Edward Albert, Audrey Landers, Joe Don Baker, Rod Pilloud

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