May. 10th, 1978
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Kenan Thompson's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - They Came Together
2013 - The Smurfs 2
2012 - The Magic of Belle Isle
2009 - Stan Helsing
2008 - Space Chimps
2006 - Snakes on a Plane
2004 - Barbershop 2: Back in Business
2002 - The Master of Disguise
2002 - Big Fat Liar
1997 - Good Burger
1996 - D3: The Mighty Ducks
1995 - Heavy Weights
1994 - D2: The Mighty Ducks
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- The series on which he stared, _"All That" (1994)_ (qv), aired exactly 20 years after _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) aired. He would go on to star in the latter eight years later.
- Was on weight-loss program before getting the lead role in _Fat Albert (2004)_ (qv). Afterward, he had to gain the weight back.
- His first impression on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) was of 'Bill Cosby' (qv), which he did regularly on _"All That" (1994)_ (qv).
- Currently lives in both Los Angeles and New York.
- Reprised three of his _"All That" (1994)_ (qv) roles on its 10th Anniversary Special: Lester Oaks: Construction Worker, Principal Pimpel, and Pierre Escargot, whom he mentions is his favorite character.
- Good friends with 'Kel Mitchell' (qv)
- Had to wear a fat suit for the character of _Fat Albert (2004)_ (qv) for the title character.
- Has played both Fat Albert, in the live-action movie, and the show's creator, Bill Cosby, which he has done several times, including on a Celebrity Jeopardy sketch on Saturday Night Live.