Scott Thompson (born February 25, 1965), known by the stage name Carrot Top, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, and singer, best known for his bright red hair, prop comedy, and self-deprecating humor.
On January 16, 2010, Carrot Top appeared on Don’t Forget The Lyrics!, wherein he assisted illusionists Penn & Teller in their quest for the million-dollar grand prize. He was one of the roasters at the Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav and Gene Simmons Roast. Carrot Top appeared on a second season episode of the TV series Mind Freak and has been a regular guest on the show every season since. Carrot Top also appeared in an episode of the reality series The Bad Girls Club. He appeared as himself in “Man Up,” an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, which was originally broadcast January 6, 2011, in Family Guy in 2006, in the episode “Petergeist”, and Scrubs. He also briefly appeared in ‘Holly’s World.
He has appeared on numerous nighttime television talk shows. In 1996, he appeared on the animated/live action Cartoon Network talk show Space Ghost Coast to Coast. On February 8, 2010, he appeared on an episode of The Jay Leno Show, wherein he had pies thrown at him by Leno and guest Emma Roberts.
He also appeared on an episode of Tosh.0, receiving a full-body massage from Daniel Tosh.
On October 22, 2011, Carrot Top appeared as a first-time guest panelist on Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld.