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Kenny and Keith Lucas

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Kenny Lucas and Keith Lucas[1] are twin American comedians[2] known collectively as The Lucas Brothers.[3] They are also actors, writers,[4] and producers.

Kenny and Keith Lucas
Born
Kenneth Lucas
Keith Lucas

(1985-09-13) September 13, 1985 (age 33)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
OccupationActor, comedian, writer, producer
Years active2012–present
Known forLucas Bros. Moving Co.
Comedy career
MediumStand-up, film, television
GenresObservational comedy, black comedy, political comedy, satire, surreal humor, improvisational comedy, alternative comedy
Subject(s)African-American culture, American politics, current events, war on drugs, pop culture, race relations, racism, self-deprecation, philosophy

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BiographyEdit

The Lucases were born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. They also spent some time in High Point, North Carolina. The brothers excelled academically, and graduated with honors from the College of New Jersey in 2007 with degrees in philosophy.[5] Kenny attended New York University School of Law while Keith attended Duke University School of Law until the middle of their third year of law school, when they dropped out to pursue stand-up comedy full-time.[6] Kenny is older than Keith by several minutes.[7]

They made their late-night debut on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in 2012.[8] The duo created the animated series Lucas Bros. Moving Co.,[9] starred on truTV's Friends of the People and appeared in 2014's 22 Jump Street. In 2016, they starred on Fox's The Grinder and on the Netflix original series Lady Dynamite.

The Lucas Brothers released their first comedy special, On Drugs, on Netflix in April 2017.[10] Paste Magazine ranked it as the 9th best comedy special of 2017.[11]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Kenny's role Keith's role Notes
2013 Arrested Development Lucas Brother #2 Lucas Brother #1 Episode: "Blockheads"
2013-2015 Lucas Bros. Moving Co. Kenny (voice) Keef (voice) Also, writers and producers
2014 22 Jump Street Kenny Yang Keith Yang
2014-2015 Friends of the People
Various
Also, writers and producers
2016 The Grinder Cory Manler Second Cory Manler Kenny: 4 episodes, Keith: 1 episode
2016 Lady Dynamite
Themselves
4 episodes
2017 Lucas Brothers: On Drugs
Themselves
Netflix special
2017 The High Court with Doug Benson
Guest Bailiff
TV short
2017 Dope State Craig Jake Documentary series
2018 The History of Comedy
Themselves
1 episode; documentary series

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Lucas Brothers on Jumping From Law School to Comedy". Vimeo. The Village Voice. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ Seikaly, Andrea. "10 COMICS TO WATCH: The '22 Jump Street' scene-stealers have 'Friends of the People' and a Fox pilot in the pipeline". Variety. Variety. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  3. ^ Kozell, Isaac. "Embracing the Middle with The Lucas Brothers". Split Sider. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  4. ^ Schilling, Dave. "The Lucas Brothers Are the Next Big Thing in Identical Twin Stoner Comedy". Vice. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  5. ^ "The College of New Jersey Facebook". Facebook. Facebook. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  6. ^ Mancuso, Vinnie. "The Lucas Brothers: Twins, Comedians and Friends of the People". The Observer. Observer. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  7. ^ "SOCIAL STUDIES: THE LUCAS BROTHERS". The Couch Sessions. March 6, 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2017. The Couch Sessions: [Laughs] So, who's the oldest [sic]? Kenny: I'm a little older by like 5 or 10 minutes. I don't know exactly.
  8. ^ "The Lucas Brothers". The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon.
  9. ^ "Keith Lucas, IMDB". IMDB. IMDB. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  10. ^ Backle, Ariana. "The Lucas Brothers figure out how to end police brutality in new Netflix special". EW.com. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  11. ^ "The Lucas Brothers". Paste Magazine.

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