Keegan-Michael Key (born March 22, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, writer and producer.
Key co-created and starred in Comedy Central's sketch series Key & Peele (2012–2015) and co-starred in USA Network's Playing House (2014–2017).
He spent six seasons as a cast member on Mad TV (2004–2009) and has made guest appearances on the U.S.
version of Whose Line is it Anyway? on The CW.
He also appeared in the first season of the FX series Fargo in 2014 and had a recurring role on Parks and Recreation from 2013–2015.
He hosted the U.S.
version of The Planet's Funniest Animals on Animal Planet from 2005 until the series' end in 2008.
Key has had supporting roles in several films, including Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Don't Think Twice (2016) and Toy Story 4 (2019).
Also in 2015, he appeared at the White House Correspondents' Dinner as the character Luther, President Barack Obama's anger translator.
He produced and starred in the 2016 film Keanu with his Key & Peele co-creator Jordan Peele.
In 2017, he made his Broadway debut in Steve Martin's Meteor Shower.