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Scott Thompson


B: June 12, 1959 in North Bay, Ontario

Scott Thompson, pictured at the launch of the 2012 Worldwide Short Film Festival in Toronto, was born in North Bay but grew up in Brampton, Ontario. He enrolled in York University but in his third year was asked to leave for being “disruptive”. He joined the comedy troupe The Love Cats, where he met Mark McKinney and they would go on to be founding members of The Kids in the Hall. They would go onto have have a regular series starting 1989 on CBC, and on HBO in the United States. From HBO the show moved to CBS for its fourth and fifth seasons. He was host of the 2004 Genie Awards. In March 2009, it was announced that Thompson had been diagnosed with B-cell non-Hodgkins gastric lymphoma, an aggressive form of stomach cancer. After four-months of radiation therapy and six rounds of chemotherapy, he said that he was cancer-free. Scott Thompson was part of Death Comes to Town on CBC in 2010 with fellow KITH alumni Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Kevin McDonald.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Head Office (1986)
Hot Point (TV-1988)
Millennium (1989)
Day One (TV-1989)

Super 8-1/2 (1993)
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
Hijacking Hollywood (1997)
Hayseed (1997)
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)

Tart (2001)
Kids in the Hall: Same Guys, New Dresses (2001)
The Red Sneakers (TV-2002)
Nobody Knows Anything! (2003)
My Baby’s Daddy (2004)
Ham & Cheese (2004)
Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story (TV-2004)
Stunt C*cks (2004)
The Pacifier (2005)
Burnt Toast (TV-2005)
Another Gay Movie (2006)
Split City (2007)
Who is KK Downey (2008)
Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! (2008)
Girls Will Be Girls: Delivering Coco, Part I (2008)
The Last Word (2008, short)
An Elaborate Plan (2009)

Career Advice (2010)
The Queen’s Toast: A Royal Wedding Special (TV-2011)
The Immigrant (2012, short)
Patch Town (2014)
Degrassi: Don’t Look Back (TV-2015)
Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool (TV-2016)
Don’t Talk to Irene (2017)
The Go-Getters (2018)
Snowbound for Christmas (TV-2019)

Back Home Again (voice, 2021)

TV Series – Cast:
The Kids in the Hall (1989-)
The Larry Sanders Show (1995-1998)
More Tales of the City (1998, mini-series)

Further Tales of the City (2001, mini-series)
Providence (2001)
My Fabulous Gay Wedding (2005)
First Comes Love (2005)

Kids in the Hall: Death Comes To Town (2010)
But I’m Chris Jericho! (2013)
Hannibal (2013-2015)
What Would Sal Do (2016)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Campbells (1986)
Street Legal (1987)

Oddsville MTV (1997)
Tracey Takes On (1998)
Veronica`s Closet (1998)
Jesse (1999)
Star Trek: Voyager (1999)

Dharma & Greg (2001)
Odd Job Jack (2003)
Touched by an Angel (2003)
The Simpsons (voice, 2003, 2008, 2011, 2018)
Lilo & Stitch: The Series (voice, 2003)
Agua Teen Hunger Force (voice, 2004)
Grounded for Life (2004)
Puppets Who Kill (2005)
G-Spot (2005, 2006)
The Jane Show (2006)
Urban Rush (2006)
Carpoolers (2007)
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2009)
Reno 911! (2009)

The Soup (2010)
The Ron James Show (2010, 2014)
ACME Saturday Night (2011)
She’s the Mayor (2011)
Dream Crushers (2011)
Wingin’ It (2011, 2012)
Comedy Bar (2012)
Rocket Monkeys (voice, 2013)
Fugget About It (2013)
The Colbert Report (2014)
Working the Engels (2014)
Spun Out (2014)
Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds (2014)
Odd Squad (2014)
The Stanley Dynamic (2014)
SuperMansion (voice, 2015)
Man Seeking Woman (2016)
The Amazing Gayl Pile (2016)
American Gods (2017)
Pitch Off with Doug Benson (2017)
American Dad (2017)
Let’s Get Physical (2018)
Conan (2018)
The Beaverton (2018)
Save Me (2019)

Hey Lady! (2020)
Humour Resources (2021)

This poster for Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.
This poster for Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.