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Alex Rubens is an American writer. He is best known for his work on Key & Peele, Community, and Rick and Morty.[1]

Life and careerEdit

Rubens attended Yale University, where he was a member of the improv-comedy group the Purple Crayon.[2] He received a Writers Guild Award for his work on Blake Shelton's Not-So-Family Christmas[3] and three Emmy Award nominations for his work on Key & Peele.[4][5][6] He co-wrote the feature film Keanu with Jordan Peele.[7]




Episodes listed are those Rubens has been credited as writing or co-writing


  1. ^ IMDb
  2. ^ Purple Crayon alumni web site
  3. ^ Writers Guild of America, West Archived 2014-07-01 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ 2014 Emmy press release
  5. ^ 2015 Emmy web site
  6. ^ Prudom, Laura (2016-07-14). "Emmy Nominations 2016: Full List of Nominees". Retrieved 2016-07-14.
  7. ^ Bowles, Scott. "Key & Peele In New Line Deal For First Joint Film, About Purloined Feline 'Keanu'". Deadline. Retrieved 19 July 2015.

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