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Keegan-Michael Key
Actor information
Full name Keegan-Michael Key
Nickname(s) Key
Born March 22, 1971 (age 45)
Southfield, Michigan
YouTube Channel Comedy Central
Physical description
Hair Bald
Eyes Brown
Appearance information
Appeared in Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr.
Michael Jordan vs Muhammad Ali
As Gandhi
Michael Jordan

Keegan-Michael Key is an actor and comedian best known for his role in the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele alongside Jordan Peele. He also hosted the show The Planet's Funniest Animals for a short time. He appeared in Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr. and Michael Jordan vs Muhammad Ali, portraying Gandhi and Michael Jordan, respectively. He starred as Vandaveon in a satirical review of Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr. posted onto Comedy Central's YouTube channel as part of Key and Peele's Vandaveon and Mike series. He has also appeared in several films, including Due Date, Let's Be Cops, Horrible Bosses 2Pitch Perfect 2, Tomorrowland, Hotel Transylvania 2, Keanu, and The Angry Birds Movie.


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  • Key is the second/third non-YouTube rapper to appear, after Snoop Dogg and alongside Jordan Peele.
    • He is the first/second non-YouTube rapper to reappear, alongside Jordan Peele in the same battle.
  • He revealed both battles that he appeared in ahead of time.
  • Both of his characters started the battle.
    • Gandhi is the only one who also ended it.
  • He and Peele both appeared in "Weird Al" Yankovic's parody "White & Nerdy" portraying gangsters.[1]



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