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Kenan Thompson is widely known for his stand up comedy around the state. He’s an distinguished and identified character who’s known for his playing abilities. He’s been a broad impact on the individuals life by getting them laugh since from his teen. He came into limelight with his part in NBCs Saturday Night Live. He made his profession a big time success by collaborating with many fellow comics. He’s spent his entire life in amusing crowds by working with various situation comedies like Kenan & Kel etc.

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The encouragement of his mother directed him to work for The Mighty Ducks: He’s just one sibling named Kevin. Since from his youth, he was motivated by his mother Elizabeth to pursue his profession as an actor. He was sent to playing training courses and also took part in plays at the school level. He gave him play courses and enabled him to join a theater group. He felt assured when he won the title of Gingerbread Man school. He finished his education from Tri-Cities High School and during his graduation, he was offered a part in the film D2: The Mighty Ducks. It was launched in 1994 and in this movie he worked against Emilio Estevez as a part of Russ Tyler. It was featured around among the hockey team. In exactly the same year he got a modest part to be played in Heavy weights as well as in the D3: The Mighty Ducks. He now boosted up by the gratitude in the fan following and determined to go towards something huge. He took part in its auditions and got picked. This show featured the whole kids cast member. He soon place his picture as a teen comic after getting into this show. Here while working with this show he met his best friend Kel Mitchell. He was an African comic and it was a somewhat unusual mix of American-African comic. They both worked hard for the 1st season of the show as it was an extremely distinct function for both of them. This Nickelodeon’s show became a success on the little display as well as cemented the relationship of the unusual combo. And it was verified this couple would undoubtedly have their own show in the close future.

Kenan Thompson is widely known for his stand up comedy around the state. He’s an distinguished and identified character who’s known for his playing abilities. He’s been a broad impact on the individuals life by getting them laugh since from his teen. He came into limelight with his part in NBCs Saturday Night Live. He made his profession a big time success by collaborating with many fellow comics. He’s spent his entire life in amusing crowds by working with various situation comedies like Kenan & Kel etc. Kenan and Kel both took part in its audition, but just Kenan got picked. He spent half of his career with this show. An interval of ten years. Saturday Night Live was the late night Television humor show. In this show they’d to compose their own script, otherwise they wind up playing the part of someone’s daughters etc. This had made him more creative and left an excellent impression on the head of audience. He worked with this show for over eight seasons. Kenan was nominated for various big awards, but got just several of them. Kenan won a Cable ACE Award and Best Children Show Award for All That show. He was also given with Kids Choice Award for Nickelodeons show. He desired himself to be found in movies. In 2004, his wish came true, he got the chance to to work with his idol Bill Cosby in the movie Adaptation created by Fat Albert. In 2006, he was found in Snakes on a Plane. In 2012, he began making his own show with TV producer Lorne Michaels. In 2000, the couple Kenan and Kel jointly worked for a film named Two Heads are better than One. Kenan was least enthusiastic about doing any sanction deals with the big names. He just needs to earn his riches with his acting abilities by performing on the show Saturday Night Live. He brought in millions of dollars by means of this show and invested that money in assembling an excellent flat for his family. He’s invested this money in collaboration with specific brands also.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 10, 1978
Birth place: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Profession:Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor
Education:Tri-Cities High School
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Christina Evangeline (m. 2011)
Children:Georgia Marie Thompson
Parents:Fletcher Thompson, Elizabeth Ann Thompson
Siblings:Feleecia Thompson, Kerwin Thompson
Awards:Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor
Nominations:NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special, Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Young Hollywood Award for Comedian of the Year
Movies:“D2: The Mighty Ducks”, “Big Fat Liar”, “Stan Helsing”, “Love Don’t Cost a Thing”, “The Master of Disguise”
TV shows:“Felicity”, “The Steve Harvey Show”, “Sit Down, Shut Up”, “”Crank Yankers”, “Off Centre”, “Saturday Night Live” (2003)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1On May 9, 2015 (just 30 minutes before Mother's Day), Kenan Thompson, his Saturday Night Live (1975) co-stars, and host Reese Witherspoon appeared alongside their mothers in the opening monologue. That year, Mother's Day coincided with Kenan Thompson's birthday, making it all the more a very special occasion for her and his mother.
2Has a daughter named Geogria Marie was born June 20, 2014.
3A fan favorite recurring role on Saturday Night Live (1975) is Kenan Thompson's "Diondre Cole", a BET talk-show host: "What Up With That?" His character never allows guests to be interviewed because "Diondre Cole" always interrupts them - breaking out into a song & dance number with a bizarre & comedic ensemble cast.
4Has played both "Fat Albert", in the live-action movie, Fat Albert (2004), and the show's creator, Bill Cosby, which he has done several times, including on a Celebrity Jeopardy sketch on Saturday Night Live (1975).
5Is an Atlanta Falcons fan.
6Is the first regular cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) to be born after the show first premiered.
7The series on which he stared, All That (1994), aired exactly 20 years after Saturday Night Live (1975) aired. He would go on to star in the latter eight years later.
8Was on weight-loss program before getting the lead role in Fat Albert (2004). Afterward, he had to gain the weight back.
9Had to wear a fat suit for the character of Fat Albert (2004) for the title character.
10Reprised three of his All That (1994) roles on its 10th Anniversary Special: Lester Oaks: Construction Worker, Principal Pimpel, and Pierre Escargot, whom he mentions is his favorite character.
11Good friends with Kel Mitchell
12Currently lives in both Los Angeles and New York.
13His first impression on Saturday Night Live (1975) was of Bill Cosby, which he did regularly on All That (1994).


Quotes

#Quote
1"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)


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Television ActorAll That (1994)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsCuz You're Funny
2006Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)
2006Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a TV Comedy SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/SpecialKenan & Kel (1996)
1999Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/SpecialKenan & Kel (1996)· Kel Mitchell
1998Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Television ActorKenan & Kel (1996)· Kel Mitchell


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night Live2003-2017TV SeriesVarious Charles Barkley Steve Harvey ...
Brother Nature2016Miesha
Maya & Marty2016TV SeriesVarious / Steve Harvey
Late Night with Seth Meyers2016TV SeriesMario
Rock Dog2016Riff (voice)
All That 22nd Anniversary Reunion Special2016TV Movie
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt2016TV SeriesRoland
Nature Cat2015-2016TV SeriesRonald
The Awesomes2013-2015TV SeriesImpresario
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesLester Oates
The Opposite Sex2014Mitch
They Came Together2014Teddy
The Smurfs 22013Greedy Smurf (voice)
Wonder Pets!2013TV SeriesLion
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday2008-2012TV SeriesOscar Rogers / Cornel West / Lewis / ...
Cool Kids' Table2012TV Series 2012
The Magic of Belle Isle2012Henry
The Smurfs2011Greedy (voice)
Sit Down Shut Up2009TV SeriesSue Sezno / Paramedic #1
Larry the Cable Guy's Hula-Palooza Christmas Luau2009TV MovieTicket Agent / Security Guard / Pilot / ...
Stan Helsing2009Teddy
Psych2009TV SeriesJoon
Johnny B. Homeless2009TV MovieHowie D.
Space Chimps2008Ringmaster (voice)
Wieners2008Wyatt
The Mighty B!2008TV SeriesRocky
Dive! Manned Submersibles and the New Explorers2007ShortNarrator
Crank Yankers2007TV SeriesMark Thomas
Snakes on a Plane2006Troy
Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie2005VideoFlutter (voice)
Rugrats2005TV SeriesMirror
Myopia2005/IShortDon
Candy Paint2005ShortTyrell
Fat Albert2004Fat Albert
Public Lighting2004
Barbershop 2: Back in Business2004Kenard
Love Don't Cost a Thing2003Walter Colley
My Boss's Daughter2003Hans
Clifford the Big Red Dog2003TV Series shortHamburger
The Nick Cannon Show2003TV SeriesLaNeesha
Are We There Yet?2003TV Movie
The Master of Disguise2002Kenan
Off Centre2002TV SeriesMC French
Big Fat Liar2002Party Goer
Felicity2001TV SeriesDeForrest Ingram
All That1994-2000TV SeriesVarious / Regular Performer / Mavis
Kenan & Kel: Two Heads Are Better Than None2000TV MovieKenan Rockmore
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle2000Lewis
Kenan & Kel1996-2000TV SeriesKenan Rockmore
The Parkers2000TV SeriesDamon
Cousin Skeeter1999TV SeriesKenan Rockmore
The Steve Harvey Show1996-1998TV SeriesJunior
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1998TV SeriesKenan Rockmore
Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal1997TV SeriesKadeem
Good Burger1997Dexter Reed
Sister, Sister1997TV SeriesTrevor
D3: The Mighty Ducks1996Russ Tyler
Heavy Weights1995Roy
D2: The Mighty Ducks1994Russ Tyler

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night Live2003-2014TV Series performer - 37 episodes
Psych2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon2005TV Special performer: "Summertime, Summertime", "Summer Nights"
Fat Albert2004writer: "Save the Day", "To the Park"
All That1997TV Series performer - 1 episode

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kenan & Kel1999TV Series written by - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wieners2008executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night2010Documentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '072007TV SpecialHimself
mtvU Woodie Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Meet the Reptiles2006Video documentary shortHimself - 'Troy'
Pure Venom: The Making of 'Snakes on a Plane'2006Video documentary shortHimself - 'Troy'
Snakes on a Blog2006Video documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005-2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse2006TV SpecialHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '062006TV SpecialHimself
Snakes on a Set: Behind the Scenes2006Video documentary shortHimself
The Snake Pit: On the Set of 'Snakes on a Plane'2006Video documentary shortHimself
Wild 'N Out2005TV SeriesHimself / Black Team Leader
Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge2005TV SeriesHimself
All That2005TV SeriesHimself
All That 10th Anniversary Reunion Special2005TV MovieHimself / Various Characters
Last Call with Carson Daly2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 19th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
Dr. Phil2005TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997-2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hey Hey Hey: Behind the Scenes of 'Fat Albert'2004TV MovieHimself
Total Request Live2004TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2004TV Series documentaryHimself - Comedian (segment "Live from New York")
Coming Attractions2004TV SeriesHimself
The Making of 'Love Don't Cost a Thing'2004Video documentary shortHimself
Tinseltown TV2004TV SeriesHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Saturday Show2002TV SeriesHimself
The Nick Cannon Show2002TV SeriesHimself
Rendez-View2002TV SeriesHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '991999TV SpecialHimself
The Amanda Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Oh Yeah! Cartoons1999TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1998-1999TV SeriesHimself - Guest
30th NAACP Image Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
The 1998 Annual Kid's Choice Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
Oddville, MTV1997TV SeriesHimself
Figure It Out1997TV SeriesHimself / panelist (1998-1999)
The Chew2017TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - 'Game of Jones' / Mike / ...
The View2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Today2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi2015TV SeriesHimself
Live from New York!2015DocumentaryHerself - Featuring
Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs2015TV SpecialHimself
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special2015TV SpecialHimself Bill Cosby Trey ...
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton2015TV SeriesHimself
Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash2013TV MovieHimself - Host
Rachael Ray2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hollywood Game Night2013TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
iCarly2011TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live Backstage2011TV Special documentaryDiondre Cole / Various
Watch What Happens: Live2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2010 CMT Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again2010TV Special documentaryHimself
Saturday Night2010DocumentaryHimself
Make My Day2009TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Goodnight, Sweet Prince2016TV SpecialStar Jones (uncredited)
An SNL Valentine2015TV SpecialMario
SNL's NFL Saturday2015TV MovieChris Clark Rodney Harrison Various
Saturday Night Live: Christmas Special2014TV SpecialForest Whitaker Diondre Cole Various
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving Special2014TV SpecialTrey / Various
SNL Shorts2014TV MovieVing Rhames / Pontius Pilate / Various (uncredited)
SNL Sports Spectacular2014TV MovieCharles Barkley Diondre Cole Chris Clark ... (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season2014TV SpecialThamsanqa Jantjie / Mitchell / Various (uncredited)
Crossfire2013TV SeriesSanta Claus
Saturday Night Live: Christmas2013TV SpecialForest Whitaker DeAndre Cole (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Thanksgiving2013TV SpecialTrey / Lou (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Halloween2013TV SpecialThe Franks / Blackenstein (uncredited)
The Women of SNL2010TV MovieRandy Jackson / Various
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell - Volume 32010VideoBill Cosby / Charles Barkley
Saturday Night Live Presents: Sports All-Stars2010TV SpecialDiondre Cole Tyger Woods Various (uncredited)
SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas2009TV MovieVarious (uncredited)
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesTroy
Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts2009TV SpecialJapanese Stanley Hudson (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler2009TV SpecialReggie Hudson / Bartender / Various
Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '092009TV SpecialVarious (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '082008TV SpecialDalton Cheeks
100 Greatest Teen Stars2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Biography2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon2005TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Commercial Parodies2005TV MovieVarious Characters (uncredited)
Spotlight on Location: The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle2001Video shortLewis

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