Popular Mad TV cast member and one half of the sketch comedy duo Key & Peele, which debuted on Comedy Central in 2012. In 2013, he appeared in the films Hell Baby and Afternoon Delight, and in 2015, he appeared in the film Tomorrowland and voiced the character Murray in the animated feature Hotel Transylvania 2.
He attended the University of Detroit Mercy, where he was a brother of Phi Kappa Theta. He later joined the cast of MAD TV midway into its ninth season, playing characters like the super-aggressive Coach Hines and Eugene Struthers, the annoying delivery man who buttonholed celebrities.
He and Jordan Peele were photographed dramatizing various ways "to live saintly" for the New York Times magazine article entitled "The Saintly Ways to Succeed."
He was adopted by social workers and grew up in Salt Lake City. In November of 2015, he separated from his wife of 17 years, Cynthia Blaise. Their divorce was finalized in 2017. He got engaged to actress and producer Elisa Pugliese in November 2017.