Appears in Weird Al Yankovic's music video for "White and Nerdy" (2006)
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on being biracial] Growing up, until really last year, I don't know that I would have readily brought up my white mother to anyone. It was not something I'm embarrassed by, but to announce that was synonymous to some black people to saying, 'I think I'm better than you.' This whole thing has felt almost like a coming out as biracial - saying this is a thing, we exist, and this is a future.
He auditioned by playing Barack Obama
Saturday Night Live
and was offered to become a feature player but when the Writer's Strike came to pass in 2008, he found out that
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 Peele