Keegan-Michael Key (born March 22, 1971) is an American actor and comedian best known for starring in the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele and for his six seasons as a cast member on MADtv. Key was born in Southfield, Michigan and raised in Detroit. His father is African-American and his mother is Caucasian. He was adopted as a child. He is a graduate of Shrine Catholic High School in Royal Oak, Michigan (class of 1989). Key attended the University of Detroit as an undergraduate and earned his Master of Fine Arts at the Pennsylvania State University School of Theatre. Keegan joined the cast of MADtv midway into the ninth season.
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