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Scott Thompson Biography

Birth Place:
North Bay, Ontario, Canada
Profession
Actor, comedian

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

  • 1995Emmy-Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: nominated
  • 1994Emmy-Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: nominated
  • 1993Emmy-Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: nominated

Relationships

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