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Thomas Lennon Biography

Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Actor, comedian, writer, producer

Fast Facts

  • In 1988, he cofounded The State at NYU
  • In 1995, the sketch-comedy troupe found a home on MTV
  • Cocreated Comedy Central's Reno 911! and Viva Variety, as well as MTV's The State with Robert Ben Garant and Kerri Kenney-Silver
  • Met frequent collaborator Kerri Kenney-Silver at a summer theater camp when they were 16
  • Has cowritten screenplays with Robert Ben Garant for films including Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005), Reno 911!: Miami (2007), Night at the Museum (2006), and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
  • Coauthored Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Million Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too! (2011) with his writing partner Robert Ben Garant