Birth Name: Kenan Thompson
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Starting his acting career in his early teens, Thompson made his major screen debut in 1994's "D2: The Mighty Ducks" as streetwise ice hockey phenom, Russ Tyler (a role he would reprise two years later for the inevitable sequel). Impressed by Thompson's easy charm and likeability on-screen, former actor-turned-TV producer, Brian Robbins, invited Thompson to join the cast of his new sketch-comedy series, "All That." Dubbed by critics as "Saturday Night Live" for the pre-pubescent set, "All That" literally served as a training ground for a number of talented youngsters, including Lori Beth Denberg and Amanda Bynes. Thompson, in particular, became one of the show's breakout stars. In 1997, the ...
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