American actor, comedian and filmmaker (born 1979)
Jordan Peele (born February 21, 1979) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer and writer.
Jordan Haworth Peele
February 21, 1979
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Sarah Lawrence College|
Chelsea Peretti (m. 2016)
Peele directed and wrote the 2017 horror movie Get Out, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.
Early Life and EducationEdit
Peele was born on February 21, 1979, in New York City and raised by a single mother on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He graduated from the Calhoun School and attended Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers, New York. He dropped out of college after two years to pursue comedy.
Peele joined the cast of the sketch comedy show MADtv in 2003. He became friends with fellow cast member Keegan Michael-Key. The two became a comedy duo, and later co-starred in their own sketch show, Key & Peele.
|2016||Keanu||No||Yes||Yes||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|2017||Get Out||Yes||Yes||Yes||Universal Pictures|
|Wendell and Wild||No||Yes||Yes||Netflix|
- ↑ Bill Keveney (30 January 2012). "Key and Peele dare to make Obama angry". USA TODAY. Archived from the original on 2016-03-20. Retrieved 2013-10-29.
- ↑ "Jordan Peele Taps Keke Palmer To Star in The Director's New Secret Project". Deadline Hollywood. 16 February 2021. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
- ↑ "Jordan Peele - Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2022-03-24.
- Jordan Peele on IMDb
- MADtv bio Archived 2007-10-11 at the Wayback Machine