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Peele at the 2014 Peabody Awards
Jordan Haworth Peele
February 21, 1979
New York City, 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 Education
Peele was born in New York 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 Mad TV 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.
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