Kenan Thompson (born May 10, 1978) is an American actor and comedian. Known for his work as a cast member of NBC's long-running sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, he ranks at #88 on VH1's 100 Greatest Teen Stars. Throughout the 1990s, he frequently collaborated with fellow comedian Kel Mitchell on various projects for Nickelodeon.
On Nick, Kenan was known for his work as one of the main cast members in the first five seasons of All That. Among his notable characters were Superdude, Miss Piddlin, Dullmont Junior High School Principal William Baines Pimpell, Pierre Escargot, Lester Oaks, Ishboo, and Randy. He also starred as Kenan Rockmore on Kenan & Kel and as Dexter in the Good Burger movie, and was also a panelist on Figure It Out.
He hosted the second season of Oh Yeah! Cartoons, and made guest appearances on The Amanda Show and Cousin Skeeter. He returned to the network in a somewhat regular basis to voice Rocky Rhodes on The Mighty B!
He appeared in several bumpers for TeenNick's late-night block "The '90s Are All That" for its first two years, as well as the music video for its anthem. He would later appear in bumpers for the block's successor, The Splat.
He will host the upcoming 2021 Kids' Choice Awards.