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Jordan Peele Peabody 2014 (cropped)
Jordan Peele is a American actor, film director, screenwriter, and comedian best known for creating and starring in the sketch-comedy series Key & Peele. He also starred in five seasons on the sketch-comedy show, MADtv. His feature directorial debut Get Out was released in February 2017.

CareerEdit

In 2003, Peele joined the ninth season of MADtv, around the time, Keegan-Michael Key joined the cast as it was determined that Key would be chosen over Peele, until Peele performed his celebrity impressions. After five seasons in MADtv, Peele left the cast at the end of the 14th season. Peele and his former castmate, Keegan-Michael Key star in their own sketch-comedy series, Key & Peele. Peele originally auditioned for Saturday Night Live when the SNL producers were looking for someone to play Barack Obama, who was later played by Fred Amisen and later by Jay Pharoah. Peele had a recurring role in Adult Swim series, Children's Hospital. He is also best known for starring in the Obama and Luther sketches, with Keegan which also received acclaim from Obama himself. Peele and his co-star, Keegan also starred in their first full-length feature film for Warner Bros. Pictures titled "Keanu" which was released on April 29, 2016. He is also the creator of his production company, Monkeypaw Productions which also produced the show. In February 2017, Peele released his directoral debut Get Out, a comedy horror film that he had also written.

Personal LifeEdit

Peele has been dating Chelsea Peretti since 2013, they became engaged in November 2015 and they eloped in April 2016. They are also expecting a child.

ImpressionsEdit

  • 50 Cent
  • Akon
  • Barack Obama
  • Martin Lawrence
  • Ice-T
  • Lil Wayne
  • The Notorious B.I.G.
  • Michael Jackson
  • Corbin Bleu
  • Donald Faison
  • Forest Whitaker
  • Jaden Smith
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Kayne West
  • Tupac Shakur
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Jay-Z
  • Kid from Kid and Play
  • James Brown
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Ja Rule

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