Jordan Peele portrayed Martin Luther King, Jr. in Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr. and Muhammad Ali in Michael Jordan vs Muhammad Ali.

Information on the actor

Jordan Haworth Peele was born on February 21st, 1979, in New York City, New York. He is an American actor, comedian, and screenwriter, best known for starring in the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele along with Keegan-Michael Key, and for his five seasons as a cast member on MADtv. He has also appeared in several films, such as Wanderlust, Keanu, and Storks. He made his directorial debut with the horror film, Get Out, which received great critical and financial success and won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.


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  • Peele and Keegan-Michael Key are the second and third non-YouTube rapper to appear, after Snoop Dogg.
    • He and Key are the first and second non-YouTube rapper to reappear.
  • He is the fourth guest to portray a monochrome character, after Rhett McLaughlin, Link Neal and Kimmy Gatewood.
  • Both of his characters were involved in the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s.
  • The same clip for the sky was used in both of his appearances, just recolored for his second appearance.
  • He and Key appeared in "Weird Al" Yankovic's parody "White & Nerdy", portraying gangsters.[1]