Keegan-Michael Key

52, from Southfield - Michigan - USA

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Keegan-Michael Key (born March 22, 1971, height 6' 1" (1,85 m)) is an American actor and comedian best known for starring in the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele and for his six seasons as a cast member on MADtv.

Early life Key was born in Southfield, Michigan and raised in Detroit. His father is African-American and his mother is European-American. He was adopted as a child. In 1989 he graduated from Shrine Catholic High School in Royal Oak, Michigan. Key attended the University of Detroit as an undergraduate and earned his Master of Fine Arts at the Pennsylvania State University School of Theatre. While at The University of Detroit Mercy, he was a brother of Phi Kappa Theta.


2024Aged 53

  • Poster for Transformers One

    Bumblebee (voice)

2023Aged 52

  • Poster for The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    Toad (voice)

  • Poster for Migration

    Delroy (voice)

  • Poster for Wonka


2022Aged 51

  • Poster for Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

    Murray (voice)

  • Poster for The Bubble

    Sean Knox

  • Poster for Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

    Frog Co-Worker / Bjornson the Cheesemonger (voice)

  • Poster for Pinocchio

    'Honest' John (voice)

  • Poster for Wendell & Wild

    Wendell (voice)

2020Aged 49

  • Poster for All the Bright Places


  • Poster for Feeding America Comedy Festival


  • Poster for Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey


  • Poster for The Prom

    Principal Hawkins

2019Aged 48

  • Poster for Toy Story 4

    Ducky (voice)

  • Poster for The Lion King

    Kamari (voice)

  • Poster for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - Adventure Awaits


  • Poster for Dolemite Is My Name

    Jerry Jones

  • Poster for Somewhere in the Middle

    Self (archival footage)

  • Poster for Playing with Fire


2018Aged 47

  • Poster for Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

    Murray (voice)

  • Poster for The Predator


  • Poster for Julia Louis-Dreyfus: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize


2017Aged 46

  • Poster for Get Out

    NCAA Prospect (uncredited)

  • Poster for Win It All


  • Poster for The Disaster Artist

    Keegan-Michael Key

  • Poster for The Star

    Dave (voice)

2016Aged 45

  • Poster for Keanu

    Clarence Goobril / Smoke Dresden

  • Poster for The Angry Birds Movie

    Judge Peckinpah (voice)

  • Poster for Welcome to Happiness


  • Poster for Don't Think Twice


  • Poster for Storks

    Alpha Wolf (voice)

  • Bad Guys

    Mantis Commander (voice)

  • Poster for Pigeon Toady's Guide to Your New Baby

    Alpha Wolf (voice)

  • Poster for Why Him?


2015Aged 44

  • Poster for Pitch Perfect 2

    Beca's Boss

  • Poster for Teacher of the Year

    Ronald Douche

  • Poster for Tomorrowland


  • Poster for Vacation

    Jack Peterson

  • Poster for Hotel Transylvania 2

    Murray (voice)

  • Poster for Freaks of Nature

    Mr. Keller

2014Aged 43

  • Poster for The Lego Movie

    Foreman Jim (voice)

  • Poster for Let's Be Cops


  • Poster for Horrible Bosses 2


  • Poster for Rubberhead

    Himself (segment "Absorption")

  • Poster for Comedy Central's All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special


2013Aged 42

  • Poster for Afternoon Delight


  • Poster for Hell Baby


2012Aged 41

  • Poster for Wanderlust

    Marcy’s Flunkie

2011Aged 40

  • Poster for Just Go with It


  • Poster for Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star

    Guinness Man

  • Poster for 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Alpocalypse

    Gangsta #2

2010Aged 39

2008Aged 37

  • Poster for Role Models


2006Aged 35

  • Poster for 'Weird Al' Yankovic: White & Nerdy


2004Aged 33

  • Poster for Mr. 3000


2003Aged 32

  • Poster for Uncle Nino

    Stranger in Airport

1991Aged 20

  • Poster for Lunatics: A Love Story

    Passerby (uncredited)

Year unknown