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Kenan Thompson was born on May 10, 1978 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Kenan Stacy Thompson. He is an actor and producer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Snakes on a Plane (2006) and Good Burger (1997). He has been married to Christina Evangeline since November 11, 2011. They have two children. See full bio »

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Saturday Night Live Various / Charles Barkley / Steve Harvey / Al Sharpton / Bill Cosby / D.J. Dynasty Handbag / Herman Cain / Steve Kane / Willie / David Ortiz / Jean K. Jean / Whoopi Goldberg / Diondre Cole / Randy Jackson / Rick Ross / Trey / Virginiaca Hastings / Al Roker / Cee Lo Green / Chaka Khan / Dr. Dré / Lorenzo McIntosh / Ray Lewis / Reba McEntire / Reese De'What / Star Jones / Aretha Franklin / B.B. King / Barbara Birmingham / Darnell Hayes / Daymond John / Elf / Grady Wilson / Ice Cube / LL Cool J / Malik / Maya Angelou / Neil deGrasse Tyson / Reese De' What / Reverend Al Sharpton / Sam / Self / Terrence Howard / Tiger Woods / Tyler Perry / Wilma McNabb / Alex Treblack / Allen DeGeneres / Appreciante / Auto Shop Employee / Bailiff / Bar Bouncer / Barry Black / Barry Bonds / Bartender / Baxter / Ben / Ben Carson / Ben Vereen as Richard Sherman / Bernie Mac / Beyoncé's Twin / Big Chris / Black Jesus / Black Santa / Bobbi Kristina Brown / Book Store Owner / Boyd Tinsley / Callum Hemsworth / Cam Newton / Carl Otis Winslow / Carol Moseley Braun / Caspar / Chappell Hartridge / Clarence Clemons / Coach Johnson / Coach Stan / Colin Powell / Columbus / Cop / Cornel West / Cowardly Lion / Cuba Gooding Jr. / Cynthia McKinney / DJ Dynasty Handbag / DJ Tony / Dan Balance / Darius Barrymore / Darius Rucker / David 'Beef Jelly' Winfield / David Estes / Dennis Haysbert / Derrick Watkins / Desmond Tutu / Detainee / Devin Peters / Devon / Donald Latimer / Dr. Dave / Dr. Thomas / Easter Bunny / Elijah Cummings / Emmanuel Lewis / Employee / Eros / Farmer / Felix 900 Audience Member / Flavor Flav / Florida Evans / Forest Whitaker / Frank Robinson / Game Show Singer / Gary Coleman / Gary Loomis / Gary LoomisVarious / George Clinton / Ghost of Christmas Past / Givindy / Grant Choad / James Brown / Jen's Spouse / Jennifer Hudson / Jerome Planchett / Jimmy McMillan / Jingle Barack Singer / Juan Williams / K Smoothe / Kenan Thompson / Kendrick Douglas / Kid Float / Kimbo Slice / LeGod Williams / Leon Jenkins / Leon Warwick / Lil' Kim / Lionel Richie / Lorena Porter Shelby / Louis Armstrong / Lucas Kavner / Man Watching a Play / Marcus / Marcus JaMarcus / Marshawn Lynch / Martin Luther King / Martin Luther King Jr. / Mayor Top Hat / Mercedes Jones / Michael Hilliard / Michael Irvin / Mike / Mike Pots / Mitchell / Mo'Nique / Mobster / Mr. Senior / Neil McNabb / Nick Ashford / Nipsey Russell / O'Healy / O.J. Simpson / Office employee / Officer Frank Medina / Old Man / Olive Garden Actor / One-Z / Papa Joe / Patti LaBelle / Paul Montaine / Paul Robeson / Pizza Rat / Pontius Pilate / Professor / Quincy Jones / Ramal / Randy / Randy Dukes / Ray Parker Jr. / Reese De'what / Reggie Hudson / Reginald VelJohnson / Rev. Al Sharpton / Robert Mugabe / Rodney Harrison / Roland Martin / SWAT Member / Sammy Stephens / Santa Claus / Saw Gerrera / Sebastian / Security Briefer / Self - Various / Serena Williams / Sinbad / Steve McQueen / Student Theatre Audience / Suge Knight / Sump'n Claus / Sway / Sway Calloway / Tay Zonday / Tay-Tay Dubbs / Terrence / Terrence Jenkins / Terrence White / Thamsanqa Jantjie / The Beast / The Falconer / Theodore Roosevelt / Tigger / Tom / Tony Okungbowa / Toots and the Maytals / Tuketo / Tyrese / Tyrese Henderson / Uleke / Undercover Sharpton / Van Jones / Various characters / Ving Rhames / Voice Actor / Wailin' Otis Elmore / Walton P. / Wanda Sykes / Willie Randolph / Willie, Michael's Neighbor / Wise Man / will.i.am
(2003-2021)
(2006)
Good Burger Dexter Reed
(1997)
Kenan & Kel Kenan Rockmore
(1996-2000)

Filmography

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 2021-2022 Kenan (TV Series)
Kenan Williams / Kenan
- Workaholic (2022) ... Kenan
- Hair Show (2021) ... Kenan Williams
- Teachers' Strike (2021) ... Kenan Williams
- Wednesday's Gal (2021) ... Kenan Williams
- Kenan's Mom (2021) ... Kenan Williams
 2021 Batman: The Audio Adventures (TV Series)
- Episode One (2021) ... (voice)
 2021 Bless the Harts (TV Series)
Travis
- Betty's Birthday (2021) ... Travis (voice)
- Tiny Pies (2021) ... Travis (voice)
- Toni with an I (2021) ... Travis (voice)
- Haul Force One (2021) ... Travis (voice)
- When You Lose, You Win (2021) ... Travis (voice)
 2020-2021 TrollsTopia (TV Series short)
Tiny Diamond
- Nowhere to Fun, Nowhere to Hide/The Joy Chord (2021) ... Tiny Diamond (voice)
- Surprise-O-Tron/Dante the Entertainer (2021) ... Tiny Diamond (voice)
- Clash of the Battle Piñatas/R&B in R&D (2021) ... Tiny Diamond (voice)
- Wormhole Scavenger Hunt/The Fabyrinth (2021) ... Tiny Diamond (voice)
 2003-2021 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Charles Barkley / Steve Harvey / ...
- Anya Taylor-Joy/Lil Nas X (2021) ... Various
- Keegan-Michael Key/Olivia Rodrigo (2021) ... Various
- Elon Musk/Miley Cyrus (2021) ... Various
- Carey Mulligan/Kid Cudi (2021) ... Various
- Daniel Kaluuya/St. Vincent (2021) ... Various
 2020 Hubie Halloween
Sgt. Blake
 2020 Tiny Diamond Goes Back to School (Video short)
Tiny Diamond (voice)
 2020 Escape from Virtual Island (Audible Original - Audio Comedy) (TV Series)
Very Handsome Man
- Chapter 11 (2020) ... Very Handsome Man (voice)
- Chapter 10 (2020) ... Very Handsome Man (voice)
- Chapter 9 (2020) ... Very Handsome Man (voice)
- Chapter 8 (2020) ... Very Handsome Man (voice)
- Chapter 7 (2020) ... Very Handsome Man (voice)
 2020 Trolls World Tour
Tiny Diamond (voice)
 2019 Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? (TV Series)
Kenan Thompson
- Quit Clowning! (2019) ... Kenan Thompson (voice)
 2015-2019 Nature Cat (TV Series)
Ronald
- Under Pressure/Rainy Day (2019) ... Ronald (voice)
- Niagara Falls/Nature Plant (2019) ... Ronald (voice)
- Tally Ho, A Volcano!/No Rest for the Squeeky (2019) ... Ronald (voice)
- Great Salt Lake/The Praying Mantis Hunters (2019) ... Ronald (voice)
 2019 Playmobil: The Movie
Bloodbones (voice)
 2014-2019 Saturday Night Live: Cut for Time (TV Series)
Marcus / David / EMT / ...
- Retirement Party (2019) ... David
- Chad's Journey (2019) ... EMT
- College Admissions (2019) ... Admission Officer
- Cleveland Cavs Promo (2018) ... Cleveland Cavaliers Player
- Hallmark Channel Christmas Promo (2017) ... Marcus
 2019 Master Maggie (Short)
Kenan Thompson
 2019 Wonder Park
Gus (voice)
 2016-2019 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Roland
- Kimmy Says Bye! (2019) ... Roland
- Kimmy Is in a Love Square! (2019) ... Roland
- Kimmy and the Trolley Problem! (2017) ... Roland
- Kimmy Drives a Car! (2016) ... Roland
 2018 The Grinch
Mr. Bricklebaum (voice)
 2018 Studio C (TV Series)
- Episode #9.1 (2018)
 2018 The Lonely Island: Natalie's Rap 2.0 (Video short)
Doctor
 2018 Blackaroni & Cheese (Short)
T
 2008-2017 Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition (TV Series)
Oscar Rogers / Black Trump Supporter / Dr. Neil de Grasse Tyson / ...
- Episode #4.3 (2017) ... Black Trump Supporter
- Episode #4.2 (2017) ... Dr. Neil de Grasse Tyson
- Episode #4.1 (2017) ... Lavar Ball
- Episode #3.2 (2012) ... Cornel West / Lewis / Voter
- Episode #3.1 (2012) ... Guy
 2017 Going in Style
Manager Keith Schonfeld
 2016 Brother Nature
Miesha
 2016 Maya & Marty (TV Series)
Various / Steve Harvey
- Ricky Gervais and Cecily Strong (2016) ... Various
- Steve Martin & Tina Fey (2016) ... Various
 2016 Rock Dog
Riff (voice)
 2013-2015 The Awesomes (TV Series)
Impresario
- The GayFather (2015)
- The Awesomes Reloaded (2015) ... Impresario (voice)
- The Dames of Danger (2015) ... Impresario (voice)
 2015 Above Average Music Videos (TV Series)
- Hold 'Em Back (2015)
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Lester Oates
- James Spader/Andrew Rannells/Brian Regan (2015) ... Lester Oates
 2014 The Opposite Sex
Mitch
 2014 They Came Together
Teddy
 2013 The Smurfs 2
Greedy Smurf (voice)
 2013 Wonder Pets! (TV Series)
Lion
- In the Land of Oz (2013) ... Lion (voice)
 2012 Cool Kids' Table (TV Series) (2012)
 2011 The Smurfs
Greedy (voice)
 2009 Sit Down, Shut Up (TV Series)
Sue Sezno / Paramedic #1
- High School Musical Musical (2009) ... Sue Sezno (voice)
- SpEd (2009) ... Sue Sezno (voice)
- Math Lab (2009) ... Sue Sezno (voice)
- Helen and Sue's High School Reunion (2009) ... Sue Sezno (voice)
- Tackin' (2009) ... Sue Sezno (voice)
 2009 Larry the Cable Guy's Hula-Palooza Christmas Luau (TV Movie)
Ticket Agent / Security Guard / Pilot / ...
 2009 Stan Helsing
Teddy
 2009 Psych (TV Series)
Joon
- High Top Fade Out (2009) ... Joon
 2009 Johnny B. Homeless (TV Movie)
Howie D.
 2008-2009 The Mighty B! (TV Series short)
Rocky
- Macro Mayhem (2009) ... Rocky (voice)
- Toot Toot!/To Bee or Not to Bee (2008) ... Rocky (voice)
- Artificial Unintelligence/We Got the Bee (2008) ... Rocky (voice)
- Bee My Baby/Bee Afraid (2008) ... Rocky (voice)
- So Happy Together/Sweet Sixteenth (2008) ... Rocky (voice)
 2008 Space Chimps
Ringmaster (voice)
 2008 Wieners
Wyatt
 2007 Crank Yankers (TV Series)
Mark Thomas
- Episode #4.1 (2007) ... Mark Thomas (voice)
 2006 Snakes on a Plane
Troy
 2005 Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie (Video)
Flutter (voice)
 2005 Rugrats (TV Series)
Mirror
- Rugrats Tales from the Crib: Snow White (2005) ... Mirror (voice)
 2005/I Myopia (Short)
Don
 2005 Candy Paint (Short)
Tyrell
 2004 Fat Albert
Fat Albert
 2003 Are We There Yet? (TV Movie)
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing
Walter Colley
 2003 My Boss's Daughter
Hans
 2003 Clifford the Big Red Dog (TV Series short)
Hamburger
- Food for Thought/Friends Forever (2003) ... Hamburger (voice)
 2002 The Master of Disguise
Kenan
 2002 Off Centre (TV Series)
MC French
- Faking the Band (2002) ... MC French
- Mission Im-posse-ble (2002) ... MC French
 2002 Big Fat Liar
Party Goer
 2001 Untitled Sisqo Project (TV Movie)
Cecil Boudreaux
 2001 Felicity (TV Series)
DeForrest Ingram
- The Last Summer Ever (2001) ... DeForrest Ingram
- It's Raining Men (2001) ... DeForrest Ingram
- Senioritis (2001) ... DeForrest Ingram
- The Break-Up Kit (2001) ... DeForrest Ingram
 1994-2000 All That (TV Series)
Various / Regular Performer / Mavis / ...
- Kenan Thompson/LFO (2000) ... Regular Performer
- Shanice (1999) ... Various
- The MAFT (1999) ... Various
- New Radicals (1999) ... Various
- 3rd Storee (1999) ... Various
 2000 Kenan & Kel: Two Heads Are Better Than None (TV Movie)
Kenan Rockmore
 1996-2000 Kenan & Kel (TV Series)
Kenan Rockmore
- Tales from the Clip (2000) ... Kenan Rockmore
- The April Fools (2000) ... Kenan Rockmore
- Futurama (1999) ... Kenan Rockmore
- Oh, Brother (1999) ... Kenan Rockmore
- The Graduates (1999) ... Kenan Rockmore
 2000 The Parkers (TV Series)
Damon
- Trading Places (2000) ... Damon
 1999 Cousin Skeeter (TV Series)
Kenan Rockmore
- The Hoo, I'm Wild Wild West: Part 2 (1999) ... Kenan Rockmore
- The Hoo, I'm Wild Wild West: Part 1 (1999) ... Kenan Rockmore
 1996-1998 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Junior
- Everybody Loves Regina (1998) ... Junior
- Steve's Gotta Have It (1997) ... Junior
- Can't Buy Me Love (1997) ... Junior
- Big Brothers (1996) ... Junior
 1997 Good Burger
Dexter Reed
 1997 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Trevor
- Inherit the Twin (1997) ... Trevor
 1996 D3: The Mighty Ducks
Russ
 1996 Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal (TV Series)
Kadeem
- 4 Points (1996) ... Kadeem
 1995 Heavyweights
Roy
 1994 D2: The Mighty Ducks
Russ
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (8 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
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Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Spouse:

Christina Evangeline  (2 children)

Children:

Georgia Marie | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I've been really fortunate to have gotten so many great roles. I've been doing sketch comedy since I was a kid, and it still blows me away. I don't even have any talent!" (reflecting on his career thus far)

Trivia:

Currently lives in both Los Angeles and New York. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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