Kenan Thompson Biography (1978-)

Born May 10, 1978, in Atlanta, GA; son of Ann Thompson. Addresses: Agent: Endeavor, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., Tenth Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Birth Details
May 10, 1978
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Various characters, All That, Nickelodeon, 1995-2000
  • Kenan Rockmore/Kenan Rockenstein Bergernson/Dr. Pepper, Kenan & Kel, Nickelodeon, 1996-1999
  • Panelist, Figure It Out (also known as Billy the Answer Head and What Do You Do?), Nickelodeon, 1998-1999
  • Host, Oh Yeah! Cartoons, Nickelodeon, 1999-2000
  • Also appeared as a reporter on Real News for Kids, Cable News Network.
  • Movies
  • Kenan Rockmore, Two Heads Are Better Than None, Nickelodeon, 2000
  • Specials
  • Making of "Good Burger," Nickelodeon, 1997
  • Host in Los Angeles, Big Holiday Help-A-Thon, Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Also cohost of Night Crawlers, ABC.
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 11th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, Nickelodeon, 1998
  • Presenter, Nickelodeon's 12th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Presenter, 30th NAACP Image Awards, Fox, 1999
  • Episodic
  • All That, Nickelodeon, 1994
  • Junior, "Big Brothers," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 1996
  • Trevor, "Inherit the Twin," Sister, Sister, The WB, 1996
  • Junior, "Can't Buy Me Love," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 1997
  • Junior, "Steve's Gotta Have It," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 1997
  • Himself, "Sabrina's Choice," Sabrina the Teenage Witch, ABC, 1997
  • Junior, "Everybody Loves Regina," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 1998
  • Himself, The Amanda Show, Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Damon, "Trading Places," The Parkers, UPN, 2000
  • Himself, "Nick Takes Over Style," Taina, Nickelodeon, 2000
  • DeForrest Ingram, "The Break-Up Kit," Felicity, The WB, 2001
  • DeForrest Ingram, "It's Raining Men," Felicity, The WB, 2001
  • DeForrest Ingram, "The Last Summer Ever," Felicity, The WB, 2001
  • DeForrest Ingram, "Senioritis," Felicity, The WB, 2001
  • Himself, "Daddy's Little Stalker ... er, Girl," Rendez-View, The National Network, 2002
  • Himself, "Nick Takes Over Style," The Nick Cannon Show, Nickelodeon, 2002
  • MC French, "Mission Imposse-ble," Off Centre, The WB, 2002
  • Voice of Hamburger, "Food for Thought/Friends Forever," Clifford the Big Red Dog (animated), PBS, 2003
  • Appeared as Kadeem in "4 Points," Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal.
  • Film Appearances
  • Russ Tyler, D2: The Mighty Ducks (also known as The Mighty Ducks 2), Buena Vista, 1994
  • Roy, Heavyweights, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Russ Tyler, D3: The Mighty Ducks, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Dexter Reed, Good Burger, Paramount, 1997
  • Lewis, The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (also known as Die Abenteuer von Rocky und Bullwinkle), Universal, 2000
  • Himself, The Master of Disguise, Columbia, 2002
  • Partygoer, Big Fat Liar, Universal, 2002
  • Walter, Love Don't Cost a Thing (also known as Can't Buy Me Love and If You Were My Girl), Warner Bros., 2003
  • Music Videos
  • Director, "We're All Dudes" (theme song from the film Good Burger), 1997

Further Reference


    • Jet, August 11, 1997, pp. 46-47

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