Anthony Kavanagh Jr. (born September 26, 1969) is a Canadian comedian, actor and singer from Quebec. After a successful career on the francophone stand-up scene in Quebec, he became a major star in France, where he is now a popular television host. His parents are from Haiti and fled the Haitian political regime of the 1960s. His mother was the first woman of colour in Quebec to become Director of Nursing.
Since 2000, he is the host of the NRJ Music Awards in France. In 2003, he played Billy Flynn in the musical Chicago in Montreal; he took the mantle again in 2004 for the Paris audience. He played Brock Steel in the Quebec satirical soap opera Le cœur a ses raisons. Along with his hosting duties, he is still active in stand-up comedy. .