Scott Thompson (born June 12, 1959) is a Canadian television comedian, best known for his time as a member of the comedy troupe Kids in the Hall.
Thompson was born in North Bay, Ontario, Canada, and grew up in Brampton, Ontario. After graduating from the York University School of Drama, he became a member of The Kids in the Hall. That troupe's series aired starting 1989 on the CBC in Canada and on HBO in the United States, but moved to CBS for the fourth and fifth seasons.
Openly gay, he became the gay celebrity during the run of the show. Best-known for his monologues as the lisping Buddy Cole, he also acted regularly on The Larry Sanders Show and made numerous guest appearances on other television series including Politically Incorrect, The Late Show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and Train 48.
Thompson defended Mordecai Richler's novel Cocksure in Canada Reads 2006.