Jordan Haworth Peele is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for his television and film work in the comedy and horror genres. Peele's breakout role came in 2003 when he was hired as a cast member on the Fox sketch comedy series Mad TV, where he spent five seasons, leaving the show in 2008. In the following years, he and his frequent Mad TV collaborator, Keegan-Michael Key, created and starred in their own Comedy Central sketch comedy series Key & Peele. In 2014, they appeared together as FBI agents in the first season of FX's anthology series Fargo. Peele co-created the TBS comedy series The Last O.G. and the YouTube Premium comedy series Weird City. He has also served as the host and producer of the CBS All Access revival of the anthology series The Twilight Zone. Peele and Key wrote, produced, and starred in Keanu and Peele has voice acted in Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie and Toy Story 4.
|Born:||Jordan Haworth Peele, February 21, 1979, New York City, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Sarah Lawrence College|
|Occupation:||Actor, comedian, writer, director, producer|
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About Jordan Peele
Former cast member of Mad TV who went on to star on his own sketch comedy show, Key & Peele, alongside Keegan-Michael Key, which premiered in 2012 on Comedy Central.
He was a regular performer at Boom Chicago alongside Nicole Parker. He hosted MTV's Comedy Weekend in 2002, one year before he signed on as a cast member on MADtv's ninth season.
He was nominated for an Emmy in 2008 for the parody song Sad Fitty Cent.
He grew up in New York and attended Sarah Lawrence College. He married Chelsea Peretti in 2016. He and Chelsea welcomed a son named Beaumont in 2017.
He had a minor role in the film Wanderlust with Paul Rudd.
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- Independent Spirit Award for Best Director winners
- American film production company founders
- Best Original Screenplay Academy Award winners
- African-American screenwriters
- African-American film producers
- Directors Guild of America Award winners
- American impressionists (entertainers)
- African-American comedians
- Comedians from New York City
- American sketch comedians
- African-American film directors
- Sarah Lawrence College alumni
- Writers Guild of America Award winners
- Peabody Award winners
- Film directors from New York City
- Horror film directors
- English-language film directors
- Primetime Emmy Award winners