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Jordan Peele


Jordan Peele was born on February 21, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for MADtv (1995), Wanderlust (2012) and Key and Peele (2012). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Captain Underpants (pre-production)
Melvin (voice)
 2012-2015 Key and Peele (TV Series)
Various Characters / Himself / Jimmy / ...
- Sex Addict Wendell (2014) ... Jimmy / Scat Man #2 / African Man #2 / ...
 2014 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Fanny / Max / Don / ...
- Father of the Bob (2014) ... Max (voice)
- Tina and the Real Ghost (2014) ... Don (voice)
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Blade / John Cutter
- Victoria's Secret of NIMH (2014) ... Blade (voice, uncredited)
- Walking Dead Lobster (2014) ... John Cutter (voice)
 2014 Drunk History (TV Series)
Percy Julian
 2013-2014 Kroll Show (TV Series)
Ref Rondy / Various Characters
- Sponsored by Stamps (2014) ... Ref Rondy
- The Greatest Hits of It (2013) ... Various Characters
 2013 Modern Family (TV Series)
Derrick
- A Fair to Remember (2013) ... Derrick
 2013 Axe Cop (TV Series)
Super Axe
- Super Axe (2013) ... Super Axe (voice)
 2013/II The Sidekick (Short)
Sidecar Willy
 2013 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series)
Tan Fu
 2013 The ArScheerio Paul Show (TV Series short)
Tupac Shakur
- Tupac Shakur (2013) ... Tupac Shakur
 2013 Reg Rolled (Video short)
Bartender
 2013 Workaholics (TV Series)
Mark
- The Worst Generation (2013) ... Mark
 2013 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Nick
- Mindy's Minute (2013) ... Nick
 2012 Wanderlust
Rodney
 2011 Love Bites (TV Series)
Eli
- Too Much Information (2011) ... Eli
 2010 3B (Short)
Rob
 2009-2010 SuperNews! (TV Series)
- Office Bromance (2010) ... (voice)
- Douchebag Powers Activate! (2010) ... (voice)
- Say Halo to 2010 (2010) ... (voice)
 2009 Reno 911! (TV Series)
Three-Card Monte Guy
- Extradition to Thailand (2009) ... Three-Card Monte Guy
 2009 The Station (TV Movie)
Joe
 2008 Chocolate News (TV Series)
Kelvin Melvin
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Kelvin Melvin
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... Kelvin Melvin
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... Kelvin Melvin
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... Kelvin Melvin
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Kelvin Melvin
 2008 Boner Boyz! (Short)
D-Rock Peppers
 2003-2008 MADtv (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #13.16 (2008) ... Various
- Episode #13.15 (2008) ... Various
- Episode #13.14 (2008) ... Various
- Episode #13.13 (2008) ... Various
- Episode #13.12 (2008) ... Various
 2007 Twisted Fortune
G-Money
 2006 Al TV (TV Movie) (segment "White & Nerdy")
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (29 credits)
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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Peele

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Key and Peele (2012)] I love dishing it out to everybody, and I love doing that on the show. But Keegan and I are usually perceived as African-American, and those characters are our bread and butter. Yes, we make fun of a lot of black people, but we make fun of a wide variety of black people because we don't like this idea that black people are a monolith, that there's only one type of black ... See more »

Trivia:

He auditioned by playing Barack Obama for Saturday Night Live (1975) and was offered to become a feature player but when the Writer's Strike came to pass in 2008, he found out that MADtv (1995) would be continuing and lost the part and the opportunity to be on "SNL". "SNL" cast member Fred Armisen plays Obama on that show and Peele now gets to write and perform his own Obama sketches on Key and ... See more »

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