Fast Facts

  • Was a witness to a school shooting at his secondary school in 1975.
  • Was kicked out of York College for being "disruptive."
  • Joined the comedy troupe Kids in the Hall in 1984.
  • Their Kids in the Hall TV show ran on CBC and HBO from 1989 to '94.
  • Appeared for three seasons on The Larry Sanders Show. Also did voice-over work for cartoons including The Simpsons.
  • Hosts a podcast on iTunes, Scott Free.
  • Did a comedy tour with Kevin McDonald, another Kids alum, in 2011.
  • Was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's gastric lymphoma but was successfully treated.

Awards

  • 1994, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 1993, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 1995, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee

Relationships

  • Dean Thompson — Brother
  • Craig Thompson — Brother
  • Barbara Thompson — Mother
  • Rand Thompson — Brother
  • Derek Thompson — Brother
  • Philip Thompson — Father

College

  • Attended York College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Details

  • Birth Place: North Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Birthday: June 12, 1959, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian
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