Peele, Jordan: Director of Get Out

Jordan Peele is the writer, director and producer of the highly acclaimed feature, Get Out.

Peele is the co-star and co-creator of Comedy Central’s Key and Peele, which in 2014 won a Peabody Award and an American Comedy Award for Best Alternative Comedy Series.

The show has become a TV and internet sensation, with 12 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and over 900 million online hits.

Peele was named among TIME magazine’s “Most Influential People” of 2014 and Entertainment Weekly’s “Entertainers of the Year” of 2012.

Peele and his co-star and co-creator, Keegan-Michael Key, have also been featured on the cover of TIME magazine’s “The Ideas Issue” and the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s “Comedy Issue,” which they also edited.

Peele recurred on the Primetime Emmy Award-winning FX series Fargo, the CBS series Life in Pieces, FOX’s Bob’s Burgers and Adult Swim’s Children’s Hospital.  Peele was a series regular on FOX’s MADtv for five seasons, where he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his music video “Sad 50 Cent.”

He has also appeared on Modern Family, the Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Workaholics, The Mindy Project, Reno 911!, Little Fockers and Wanderlust.

Most recently, Peele starred in the New Line feature Keanu, alongside Key.  Peele also produced and co-wrote the script with Key and Peele writer Alex Rubens.

Get Out is his directorial debut.