Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Known for his roles as Russ Tyler in the last Duck films and his role in All That on Nickelodeon
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Kenan Thompson (born May 10, 1978) is an American actor and comedian who is currently a cast member of Saturday Night Live. He is also known for his titular role in Fat Albert, his role as a former cast member of All That, and for his starring role as Kenan Rockmore in the sitcom Kenan & Kel. He resides in Los Angeles. He ranks at #88 on VH1`s 100 Greatest Teen Stars. He is also a voice actor, starring in LeBron and Kobe Nike commercials with David Alan Grier and Bobb`e J. Thompson. Kenan, the son of Fletcher and Elizabeth Ann Thompson and brother of Kerwin and Feleecia Thompson, was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He went to E.C. Glass High school, and went on to pursue his career in acting, starting as a cast member on All That, then he starred in Kenan & Kel. He began acting at age 5, appearing in the school play The Gingerbread Man.
Kenan has starred in several films including Good Burger, based on the All That sketch of the same name, and Fat Albert, in which he played the title character. He has also had supporting roles in the movies Heavyweights, D3: The Mighty Ducks, Love Don`t Cost a Thing, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, and Snakes on a Plane. Kenan had a recurring role on The Steve Harvey Show as Junior, with co-star Kel Mitchell. Recently, he returned to Nickelodeon for the show The Mighty B! as the voice of Rocky Rhodes. He is also a regular in Saturday Night Live. In 2009, Thompson was a regular voice actor in the upcoming Fox cartoon series, Sit Down, Shut Up. He will voice acting principal, "Sue Sezno," who, as evidenced by her last name, always says no. The series premiered on April 19, 2009. Jason Bateman, Kristin Chenoweth, Will Forte, Tom Kenny, Nick Kroll, Cheri Oteri, Will Arnett, and Henry Winkler are the other main cast members. Thompson provided the voice for the LeBron James puppet in Nike`s MVP "Most Valuable Puppets" commercials, which were produced to be shown throughout the 2009 NBA Playoffs. Thompson also guest stared on the USA Network TV show Psych, Season 4`s "High Top Fade Out" (episode 7). He played an estranged college singing buddy of the character Gus.
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Santa Monica College (Santa Monica, CA)
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Kenan S. Thompson
Actor and Comedian
Kenan Thompson (born May 10, 1978) is an American actor, voice actor and comedian. He is best known for his work as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live. In his teenage years, he was an original cast member of Nickelodeon's sketch comedy series All That. Thompson is also known for his roles in the sitcom Kenan & Kel and the films Good Burger and Fat Albert. In his early career he often collaborated with fellow comedian and All That cast member Kel Mitchell. He ranked at #88 on VH1's 100 Greatest Teen Stars.
Tri-Cities High School (East Point, GA)
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