Keegan-Michael Key

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Keegan-Michael Key (born March 22, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, writer and producer.wikipedia
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Key & Peele

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Key co-created and starred in Comedy Central's sketch series Key & Peele (2012–2015) and co-starred in USA Network's Playing House (2014–2017).
Key & Peele is an American sketch comedy television series created by Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele that aired on Comedy Central.

Jordan Peele

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He produced and starred in the 2016 film Keanu with his Key & Peele co-creator Jordan Peele. He made a cameo in "Weird Al" Yankovic's video "White & Nerdy" with fellow Mad TV co-star Jordan Peele.
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 (2012–2015).

Toy Story 4

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Key has had supporting roles in several films, including Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Don't Think Twice (2016) and Toy Story 4 (2019).
The film stars the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Madeleine McGraw, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Ally Maki, Jay Hernandez, Lori Alan, and Joan Cusack.

Don't Think Twice

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Key has had supporting roles in several films, including Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Don't Think Twice (2016) and Toy Story 4 (2019).
Don't Think Twice is a 2016 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike Birbiglia and stars Birbiglia, Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Kate Micucci, Tami Sagher and Chris Gethard.

Playing House (TV series)

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Key co-created and starred in Comedy Central's sketch series Key & Peele (2012–2015) and co-starred in USA Network's Playing House (2014–2017).
Keegan-Michael Key and Brad Morris then signed on to the series, with Key playing the role of Mark, a cop who holds resentment towards Emma because she turned down his proposal and left town twelve years earlier, and Morris playing the role of Bruce, Maggie's husband, who cheats on her.

Keanu (film)

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He produced and starred in the 2016 film Keanu with his Key & Peele co-creator Jordan Peele.
The film stars Peele and Keegan-Michael Key in their first film as lead actors, following five seasons of their sketch TV series.

Fargo (season 1)

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He also appeared in the first season of the FX series Fargo in 2014 and had a recurring role on Parks and Recreation from 2013–2015.
Bob Odenkirk, Keith Carradine, Joey King, Glenn Howerton, Kate Walsh, Russell Harvard, Adam Goldberg, Oliver Platt, Keegan-Michael Key, and Jordan Peele all make recurring appearances.

Dwayne McDuffie

Through his biological father, Key had two half-brothers, one of whom was the Eisner Award-nominated comic book writer Dwayne McDuffie (1962–2011), also of Detroit.
Posthumously, comedian Keegan-Michael Key discovered he was Dwayne McDuffie's biological half-brother, by their father.

The Planet's Funniest Animals

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He hosted the U.S. version of The Planet's Funniest Animals on Animal Planet from 2005 until the series' end in 2008.
The show was originally hosted by Animal Planet announcer Matt Gallant until 2005 and then hosted by MADtv cast member Keegan-Michael Key until the show's ending.

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (American TV series)

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He spent six seasons as a cast member on Mad TV (2004–2009) and has made guest appearances on the U.S. version of Whose Line is it Anyway? on The CW.

University of Detroit Mercy

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Key attended the University of Detroit Mercy as an undergraduate, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater in 1993, followed by a Master of Fine Arts in theater at Pennsylvania State University in 1996.
Since the merger, the University has produced the likes of actor Keegan-Michael Key and news anchor Allison Payne.

Bobby Lee

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On the penultimate episode of Mad TV, Hines revealed that he is the long-lost heir to the Heinz Ketchup company and only became a Catholic school coach to help delinquent teenagers like Yamanashi (Bobby Lee).

Epic Rap Battles of History

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Key and his comedy partner Jordan Peele starred in an episode of Epic Rap Battles of History, with Key playing Mahatma Gandhi and Peele playing Martin Luther King Jr.
Media celebrities like rappers Snoop Dogg, Chali 2na, T-Pain and Jackie Tohn, parody artist "Weird Al" Yankovic, and the comedian duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have also appeared in the series.

Pitch Perfect 2

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Key has had supporting roles in several films, including Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Don't Think Twice (2016) and Toy Story 4 (2019). Key has had small supporting roles in numerous films, including 2014's Horrible Bosses 2, Let's Be Cops and the animated The Lego Movie, as well as Pitch Perfect 2 and Tomorrowland in 2015.

Phi Kappa Theta

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While at the University of Detroit Mercy, he was a brother of Phi Kappa Theta.

Marc Evan Jackson

Key co-founded the Detroit Creativity Project along with Beth Hagenlocker, Marc Evan Jackson, Margaret Edwartowski, and Larry Joe Campbell.
The 313 is named for Detroit's area code and is made up of mostly former Detroit residents, including Keegan-Michael Key, Larry Joe Campbell, Joshua Funk, Nyima Funk, Andy Cobb, Maribeth Monroe, and Jaime Moyer.

Tomorrowland (film)

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Key has had small supporting roles in numerous films, including 2014's Horrible Bosses 2, Let's Be Cops and the animated The Lego Movie, as well as Pitch Perfect 2 and Tomorrowland in 2015.
The film stars George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy, Tim McGraw, Kathryn Hahn, and Keegan-Michael Key.

Friends from College

Key plays the most prominent male character, Ethan Turner, on the Netflix ensemble comedy Friends from College, about a group of Harvard University graduates and friends now in their late 30s living in New York City.

Meteor Shower (play)

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In 2017, he made his Broadway debut in Steve Martin's Meteor Shower.
The original Broadway cast features Keegan-Michael Key (Gerald), Amy Schumer as Corky, Laura Benanti (Laura), and Jeremy Shamos as Norm.

Gary Unmarried

In 2009, Key hosted GSN's "Big Saturday Night", and has co-starred in Gary Unmarried on CBS.

White House Correspondents' Association

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Also in 2015, he appeared at the White House Correspondents' Dinner as the character Luther, President Barack Obama's anger translator.

The Star (2017 film)

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Key voice acted in The Star, the animated film based on the Nativity of Jesus.
It stars the voices of Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Clarkson, Patricia Heaton, Kristin Chenoweth, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry, and Oprah Winfrey.

Southfield, Michigan

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Key was born in Southfield, Michigan on March 22, 1971, the son of Leroy McDuffie, who was black, and Carrie Herr, who was white.

"Weird Al" Yankovic

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He made a cameo in "Weird Al" Yankovic's video "White & Nerdy" with fellow Mad TV co-star Jordan Peele.
Actor Dick Van Patten is featured in both "Smells Like Nirvana" and "Bedrock Anthem"; Drew Carey, Emo Philips and Phil LaMarr appeared in "It's All About the Pentiums"; Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Donny Osmond, Judy Tenuta and Seth Green appeared in "White & Nerdy"; and Ruth Buzzi and Pat Boone appeared in "Gump".

Horrible Bosses 2

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Key has had small supporting roles in numerous films, including 2014's Horrible Bosses 2, Let's Be Cops and the animated The Lego Movie, as well as Pitch Perfect 2 and Tomorrowland in 2015.