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Mindy Kaling

Actress / Screenwriter / Comedian / Television Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress / Showrunner / Television Producer / Film Director | * 06/24/1979 (44) | Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
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Vera Mindy Chokalingam (born June 24, 1979), known professionally as Mindy Kaling, is an American actress, screenwriter, and producer. Known for her extensive work on television, she has received numerous accolades including two Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Tony Award, and six Primetime Emmy Awards nominations. She was recognized by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013 and was awarded the National Medal of the Arts from President Joe Biden in 2022. She first gained recognition starring as Kelly Kapoor in the NBC sitcom The Office (2005–2013), for which she also served as a writer, executive producer, and director. For her work on the series, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series. She gained wider attention for creating, producing and starring as Dr. Mindy Lahiri in the Fox comedy series The Mindy Project (2012–2017). She then expanded her career creating numerous shows such as the NBC sitcom Champions (2018), the Hulu miniseries ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Talk-Shows | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Mindy Kaling

Writers Guild of America Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
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Movies with Mindy Kaling as Actress(24)

as herself2021 Friends: The Reunion
as Kate2021 Locked Down
as Molly Patel2019 Late Night
as Mrs. Who2018 A Wrinkle in Time
as Amita2018 Ocean's Eight
as herself2018 Ocean's Team 3.0
as Narrator (voice)2017 100 Years
as Disgust (voice)2015 Inside Out
as Disgust (voice)2015 Riley's First Date?
as Sarah2015 The Night Before
as Disgust (voice)2015 Mind Candy
as herself2013 This Is the End
as Taffyta Muttonfudge (voice)2012 Wreck-It Ralph
as Vaneetha2012 The Five-Year Engagement
as Shira2011 No Strings Attached
as Tourist Mom (voice)2010 Despicable Me
as Shelly2007 License to Wed
as Restaurant Hostess2006 Unaccompanied Minors

TV Shows/Series with Mindy Kaling as Actress(26)

as Velma Dinkley (voice)2023 Velma
as Val Little (voice)2021 Monsters at Work
as herself2020 Some Good News
as Audra2019 The Morning Show
as Self - Guest2018 Busy Tonight
as Priya Patel2018 Champions
as herself2015 The Muppets
as Mindy Lahiri2012 The Mindy Project
as herself2010 Conan
as Kelly Kapoor2005 The Office
as herself2002 Sucré salé
as Richard Lewis's assistant2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm
as herself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1997 The View
as herself1996 The Daily Show
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Self - Cameo (uncredited)??? Saturday Night Live

Movies with Mindy Kaling as Crew(4)

Production/Producer2023 Good in Bed
Writing/Screenplay2023 Legally Blonde 3
Production/Producer2019 Late Night
Writing/Writer2019 Late Night

TV Shows/Series with Mindy Kaling as Crew(19)

Production/Executive Producer2023 Velma
Production/Executive Producer2021 The Sex Lives of College Girls
Creator/Creator2021 The Sex Lives of College Girls
Production/Executive Producer2020 Never Have I Ever
Writing/Writer2020 Never Have I Ever
Creator/Creator2020 Never Have I Ever
Production/Executive Producer2019 Four Weddings and a Funeral
Creator/Creator2019 Four Weddings and a Funeral
Production/Producer2018 Champions
Writing/Writer2018 Champions
Creator/Creator2018 Champions
Production/Executive Producer2012 The Mindy Project
Writing/Writer2012 The Mindy Project
Creator/Creator2012 The Mindy Project
Writing/Writer2005 The Office
Production/Producer2005 The Office
Directing/Director2005 The Office
Writing/Staff Writer2005 The Office

Additional Information

Born: Sunday, 06/24 1979 (June) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 44 years + 250 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Dartmouth College, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School
Influenced by/Role models: Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert
Other names for Mindy Kaling (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Минди Кейлинг"
"민디 칼링"
"ミンディ・カリング"
"Vera Mindy Chokalingam"
Mindy Kaling frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (36x, Actor)
Bill Hader (35x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (23x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (21x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (20x, Actress)
Steve Carell (20x, Actor)
Will Forte (18x, Actor)
Martin Short (17x, Actor)
Will Ferrell (16x, Actor)
B.J. Novak (16x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (15x, Actress)
Seth Rogen (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4458, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/18/2024