Kenan Thompson

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Thompson in 2011, photo by

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 10, 1978

Ethnicity: African-American

Kenan Thompson is an American actor and comedian. He is a cast member on the show Saturday Night Live. He is known for working with Kel Mitchell.

He is married to model Christina Evangeline, with whom he has a daughter.

Kenan’s maternal grandfather was Clarence Robert “Ned” Callaham, Jr. (the son of Clarence Robert Lee Callaham and Esther Marshall Cheatham). Kenan’s grandfather Clarence was born in Virginia. Kenan’s great-grandfather Clarence was the son of Sam Archer Callaham and Hettie Lou Wynn. Esther was the daughter of Augustus T. Cheatham and Lucy Ann Marshall.

Kenan’s maternal grandmother was Matilda Elsie Payne (the daughter of William Payne and Martha H. Thompson). Matilda was born in Virginia. William was the son of Charles Payne and Mearly Wards. Martha was the daughter of Thomas W. Thompson and Matilda Fields.

Source: Genealogy of Kenan Thompson (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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