Kenny Robinson (comedian)

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For other persons named Kenneth, Ken or Kenny Robinson, see Ken Robinson (disambiguation).

Kenny Robinson is a stand-up comic, actor, and occasional DJ. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he moved to Toronto in 1983 to pursue a career as a comedian.

Career[edit]

In 1998 he was chosen by Now Magazine as their Comic of the Year.

Since 1995 he has hosted The Nubian Disciples All-Black Comedy Revue, a monthly showcase of Black comics at Yuk-Yuks in Toronto. The show has featured performers such as Ronnie Edwards, Mista Mo, and Gavin Stephens; and has been attended by celebrities such Russell Peters, Dave Chappelle, Tommy Davidson, and Vince Carter.

He has appeared in his own late-night TV series, After Hours (2001), as well as the Gemini-nominated CBC special Thick and Thin with Ronnie Edwards.

He also played the recurring character Jellybean on the series Doc with Billy Ray Cyrus.

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