Jordan Peele

Jordan Peele

  • Birthday: 1979-02-21
  • Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • Also know as: Τζόρνταν Πιλ

Biography

Jordan Haworth Peele (born February 21, 1979) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is known for his film and television work in the comedy and horror genres. Peele started his career in sketch comedy before transitioning his career as a writer and director of psychological horror and satirical films. In 2017, Peele was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. Peele's breakout role came in 2003, when he was hired as a cast member on the Fox sketch comedy series Mad TV, where he spent five seasons, leaving the show in 2008. 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). The series was critically acclaimed, winning two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award. The two wrote, produced, and starred in the comedy film Keanu (2016) and appeared in various projects since. His 2017 directorial debut, the horror film Get Out, was a critical and box office success, for which he received numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, along with nominations for Best Picture and Best Director. Critics have frequently named Get Out as one of the best films of the 21st century. He received another Academy Award nomination for Best Picture for producing Spike Lee's drama BlacKkKlansman (2018). He directed, wrote, and produced the acclaimed films Us (2019) and Nope (2022). He founded the film and television production company Monkeypaw Productions in 2012. He wrote and produced Candyman (2021), and Wendell and Wild (2022). Peele has also voice acted in the animated films Storks (2016), Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) and Toy Story 4 (2019), as well as in the adult animated sitcom Big Mouth (2017–present). He co-created the TBS comedy series The Last O.G. (2018–2022) and the YouTube Premium comedy series Weird City (2019). He also served as the host and producer of the CBS All Access revival of the anthology series The Twilight Zone (2019–2020).

Filmography

The Sidekick

2013

As Sidecar Willy

Wanderlust

2012

As Rodney Wilson

Little Fockers

2010

As EMT

Keanu

2016

As Rell Williams / Oil Dresden

Storks

2016

As Beta Wolf (voice)

Pigeon Toady's Guide to Your New Baby

2016

As Beta Wolf (voice)

Abruptio

2024

As Danny

Wendell & Wild

2022

As Wild (voice)

Twisted Fortune

2007

As G-Money

Toy Story 4

2019

As Bunny (voice)

Rubberhead

2014

As Himself (segment "Absorption")

Us

2019

As Dying Rabbit / Fun House Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Get Out

2017

As Dying Deer / UNCF PSA Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

The Bob's Burgers Movie

2022

As Fanny (voice)

First Time Female Director

2023

As Mystery Coach

Production

Keanu

2016

As Writer

Get Out

2017

As Director

Get Out

2017

As Writer

Keanu

2016

As Producer

Get Out

2017

As Producer

Us

2019

As Director

Us

2019

As Producer

BlacKkKlansman

2018

As Producer

Candyman

2021

As Producer

Wendell & Wild

2022

As Producer

Us

2019

As Writer

Hair Love

2019

As Co-Executive Producer

Rubberhead

2014

As Writer

Sinkhole

0000

As Producer

Nope

2022

As Director

Nope

2022

As Producer

Candyman

2021

As Screenplay

Suicide by Sunlight

0000

As Producer

Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.

2022

As Executive Producer

Nope

2022

As Writer

Wendell & Wild

2022

As Screenplay

Moshari

2022

As Executive Producer

Him

2025

As Producer

Monkey Man

2024

As Producer

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