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Keegan-Michael Key


Keegan-Michael Key was born in Southfield, Michigan and raised in Detroit. He was adopted as a child by a black father and a white mother. In 1989, he graduated from Shrine Catholic High School in Royal Oak, Michigan. Key attended the University of Detroit Mercy as an undergraduate and earned his Master of Fine Arts in Theater at Pennsylvania ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Angry Birds (filming) (voice)
 2016 Keanu (filming)
 2015 Welcome to Happiness (completed)
Proctor
 2015 The Hotwives of Las Vegas (TV Series) (post-production)
Ace
- The Reunion (2015) ... Ace
- Labor of Love (2015) ... Ace
- Vaca-Shunned (2015) ... Ace
- Old Friends, New Enemies (2015) ... Ace
 2012-2015 Key and Peele (TV Series)
Various Characters / Himself / Scat Man #1 / ...
- Hollywood Sequel Doctor (2015) ... Various Characters
- MC Mom (2015) ... Various Characters
- The Job Interview (2015) ... Various Characters
- Killer Concept Album (2015) ... Various Characters
 2015 Ithamar Has Nothing to Say (TV Series)
Studio Executive
- Movie Pitch (2015) ... Studio Executive
 2015/I Vacation
Jack Peterson
 2015 Rick and Morty (TV Series)
- A Rickle in Time (2015) ... (voice)
 2014-2015 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Sebastian St. Clair
- The Shot (2015) ... Sebastian St. Clair (voice)
- Hank After Dark (2015) ... Sebastian St. Clair (voice)
- Brand New Couch (2015) ... Sebastian St. Clair (voice)
- Later (2014) ... Sebastian St. Clair (voice)
 2015 Hunt the Truth (TV Series)
Benjamin Giraud
- In the Bag (2015) ... Benjamin Giraud (voice)
- Full Payload (2015) ... Benjamin Giraud (voice)
- Down to the Bone (2015) ... Benjamin Giraud (voice)
- Gag Order (2015) ... Benjamin Giraud (voice)
- Phantoms (2015) ... Benjamin Giraud (voice)
 2015 Tomorrowland
Hugo
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2
Beca's Boss
 2010-2015 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Captain Tripper / Cop
- Five Years Later (2015) ... Captain Tripper
- A New Hope (2013) ... Captain Tripper
- Hot Enough for You? (2010) ... Cop
 2015 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
Grant Anderson
- The Gang Goes on Family Fight (2015) ... Grant Anderson
 2014-2015 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Joe
- One Last Ride: Part 1 (2015) ... Joe
- One Last Ride: Part 2 (2015) ... Joe
- Donna and Joe (2015) ... Joe
- Save JJ's (2015) ... Joe
- One in 8,000 (2014) ... Joe
 2014 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Darnell / Todd / Beefersutherland
- Friends with Burger-fits (2014) ... Darnell (voice)
- Gene It On (2014) ... Todd (voice)
- Uncle Teddy (2014) ... Beefersutherland (voice)
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2
Mike
 2014 Let's Be Cops
Pupa
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Maximus Decimus Meridius / Jamal / Journalist
- Stone Cold Steve Cold Stone (2014) ... Maximus Decimus Meridius / Jamal / Journalist (voice)
 2014 Fargo (TV Series)
FBI Agent Pepper
- Morton's Fork (2014) ... FBI Agent Pepper (as Keegan Michael Key)
- A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage (2014) ... FBI Agent Pepper (as Keegan Michael Key)
- The Heap (2014) ... FBI Agent Pepper (as Keegan Michael Key)
- Who Shaves the Barber? (2014) ... FBI Agent Pepper (as Keegan Michael Key)
 2014 TripTank (TV Series)
King Lhoga
- Dirty Talk ... King Lhoga
 2014 The Middle (TV Series)
Reverend Deveaux
- Hungry Games (2014) ... Reverend Deveaux
 2014 The Lego Movie
Foreman Jim (voice)
 2013 Super Fun Night (TV Series)
Slade
- Pilot (2013) ... Slade
 2013 Übermansion (TV Movie)
Sgt. Agony
 2013 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Calvin
- Something New (2013) ... Calvin
 2013 Afternoon Delight
Bo
 2011 The League (TV Series)
Carmenjello
- Carmenjello (2011) ... Carmenjello
 2011 Wilfred (TV Series)
Dick Barbian
- Identity (2011) ... Dick Barbian
 2011 Love Bites (TV Series)
Drew
- Modern Plagues (2011) ... Drew
- How To... (2011) ... Drew
 2011 A Series of Unfortunate People (TV Series)
Ted
- Family Secret (2011) ... Ted
 2011 Just Go with It
Ernesto (as Keegan Michael Key)
 2010 Sons of Tucson (TV Series)
Eric
- Pilot (2010) ... Eric
 2004-2009 MADtv (TV Series)
Various / Coach Hines / Barack Obama / ...
- Episode #14.17 (2009) ... Various
- Episode #14.16 (2009) ... Various / Coach Hines
- Episode #14.15 (2009) ... Various / Tagger #1
- Episode #14.14 (2009) ... Various / Webster's Representative
- Episode #14.13 (2009) ... Various
 2008 Chocolate News (TV Series)
Woodsy
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Woodsy
 2008 Larry of Arabia (Short)
Dwayne
 2008 Yoga Matt (Short)
Matt
 2008 Gaytown (TV Series)
 2007 Frangela (TV Movie)
DeShawn
 2007 Sucker for Shelley (Short)
Michael
 2006 Al TV (TV Movie) (segment "White & Nerdy")
 2006 Grounds Zero (Short)
Arch
 2004 Mr 3000
Reporter
 2004 I'm with Her (TV Series)
Orderly
- Poison Ivy (2004) ... Orderly
 2001 ER (TV Series)
Witkowski
- Quo Vadis? (2001) ... Witkowski
 1999 The Planet's Funniest Animals (TV Series)
Host (2005-present)
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Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
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Other Works:

Appears in Weird Al Yankovic's music video for "White and Nerdy" (2006) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Keegan Michael Key | Key

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was a special-needs child. It was like, 'Here's a kid with no arm. Here's a blind kid. Here is a biracial kid. Let's take the blind one.' So because I'm high yellow, I'm special needs, which means I would dominate at the Special Olympics. See more »

Trivia:

A longtime veteran of the Second City comedy troupe, first in his native Detroit and then in the venerated halls of Second City Chicago. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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