Kevin Thompson

Kevin Thompson

Kevin is one of 6 siblings who always stole the scenes and attention since he was born.  He performed in school plays and family skits while growing up.  He attended Pasadena City College and Los Angeles Valley College studying cinematography while touring with The Original Harmonica Band and The Hollywood Shorties Smallest Sports Team.  Along the way he started auditioning and landed a role in the classic sci-fi film Blade Runner (1982) delivering his first on camera line “Home again, home again jiggity jig, Good Evening JF”.  Later he would work again alongside Harrison Ford in the Star Wars IV-Return Of The Jedi (1983).  He continued in the made for television movies as the Ewok Chukha Truk in The Ewok Adventure (1984) and Ewok Battle For Endor (1985).  Kevin appeared in the 80’s cult films Weird Science (1985), Amazing Stories (1985), Twilight Zone (1986), Night of TheCreeps (1986), Garbage Pail Kids (1987), Spaced Invaders (1990), Looney Tunes Back In Action(2003) and Epic Movie (2007).  Television brought Kevin into your living room with such shows as Married With Children, Growing Pains, Boy Meets World, Bob Newhart, Carol & Company, Ally McBeal, Charmed, Malcolm In The Middle and Dexter.  A memorable moment for Kevin was being in the opera Tales Of Hoffman, sitting on the lap of Placido Domingo and his favorite role was starring alongside his wife Tracey in the television show “The Neighbors”.  They auditioned separately and they both landed the roles.  The crew saw them visiting in each other’s dressing rooms between breaks.  Towards the end of the day they were talking to the crew as if everyone knew they were married.  The entire crew burst out laughing once they realized that they had thought something “scandalous” was going on.  The crew had just realized they were married.  He has been published in the book “The Star Wars Vault” as well as several newspapers and magazines.  Kevin has a few trading cards as the character Ali-Gator and his Ewok characters.  There is a Ewok toy with a catapult that was made after his character Chubbray in Return of The Jedi. Chubbray the Ewok has a signature white slash across his face with brown fur.  Check out his most recent work on the television show “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”.  Kevin lives by his own quote: “No role is too small for Kevin and Kevin is not too small for any role”.

– Return of the Jedi Ewok

– Blade Runner Bear

– Garbage Pail Kids Ali Gator

– Power Rangers Quagmire


Jan 29th 2022 Pasadena Convention Center

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