Kenny Robinson is one of the few comedians that can be called a Canadian Comedy legend. For almost 40 years Kenny Robinson has been touring across North America winning both audiences and critical acclaim. Most recently appeared in the Russell Peters Xmas Special and the Now Magazine Top Ten Comic Moments. Kenny is also one of the few recipients of the Phil Hartman Award at the Canadian Comedy Awards for his contribution to the industry.
Kenny Robinson has appeared at the renowned Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, Laffapalooza Urban Comedy Festival in Atlanta, The CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Zanies, L.A.’s Comedy Store and Improv, has had his own CBC television special of “Comics”, and is the founder of the Nubian Disciples All Black Comedy Revue, (entering its 15th year) and Toronto’s Soul’d Out Comedy Festival.
Over his career, Kenny has shared the stage with such comedians as Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Jim Carrey, Norm McDonald, Russell Peters, Robert Schimmel, Tommy Davidson, Tommy Chong, Margaret Cho, Paul Mooney, Lenny Clark, Phyllis Diller, and the late, great, Sam Kinison.
Robinson has co-hosted The Gemini Awards, as well being twice nominated for his ground breaking CBC television special “Thick and Thin”. He is also the creator, writer and host of the Comedy Networks edgy show After Hours and for 2 years was the co-host of FLOW 93.5 “Morning Rush” radio show.