Kal Penn

Actor | Miscellaneous Crew | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) | Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002) | Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
AWARDS 
5 nominations More »
AKA 
Kalpen Modi
NICKNAMEs  
K-Kal, Hollywood
BORN 
Apr 23, 1977 (age 41)
HEIGHT 
5' 10¼" (1.78m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (39 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (32 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Designated SurvivorDesignated Survivor (TV Series) Seth Wright (43 episodes, 2016), Consultant (43 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2018 43
    • Run (May 16, 2018) Seth Wright, Consultant  Less
    • Target (May 9, 2018) Seth Wright, Consultant  Less
    • Bad Reception (May 2, 2018) Seth Wright, Consultant  Less
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  • Primary photo for New GirlNew Girl (TV Series) Tripp (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for DeadbeatDeadbeat (TV Series) Clyde (13 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 13
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  • Primary photo for Mack & MoxyMack & Moxy (TV Series) Admirable Kal (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Vice NewsVice News (TV Series) Host (1 episode, 2015), Producer (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Battle CreekBattle Creek (TV Series) Fontanelle White (13 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 13
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  • Primary photo for The Big Picture with Kal PennThe Big Picture with Kal Penn (TV Mini-series) Himself - Host (7 episodes, 2015), Producer (7 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 7
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  • Primary photo for How I Met Your MotherHow I Met Your Mother (TV Series) Kevin (10 episodes, 2011), Performer ("Puzzles the Bar Official Theme Song") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2011–2014 10
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  • Primary photo for We Are MenWe Are Men (TV Series) Gil Bartis (7 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 7
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  • Primary photo for The Big Brain TheoryThe Big Brain Theory (TV Series) Himself - Host (8 episodes, 2013), Producer (8 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 8
    • Bridge Battle (Jun 19, 2013) Himself - Host, Producer  Less
    • Catching Cars (Jun 12, 2013) Himself - Host, Producer  Less
    • The Wildcard (Jun 5, 2013) Himself - Host, Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for House M.D.House M.D. (TV Series) Dr. Lawrence Kutner (37 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2012 37
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  • Primary photo for Prairie DogsPrairie Dogs (TV Movie) Neil  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Kumar (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Two SistersTwo Sisters (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Henry Chanoor (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Outsider (Jan 16, 2007) Henry Chanoor  Less
  • Primary photo for 2424 (TV Series) Ahmed Amar (4 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 4
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  • Primary photo for The CallThe Call (TV Movie) Ian  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Danny Comden ProjectThe Danny Comden Project (TV Movie) Max  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for AwesometownAwesometown (TV Short) Guy Reading Newspaper  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Homeland SecurityHomeland Security (TV Movie) Harrison  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Tru CallingTru Calling (TV Series) Steven (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for CosmopolitanCosmopolitan (TV Movie) Vandana's Fiancee  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for All About the AndersonsAll About the Andersons (TV Series) Doctor George (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Pilot (Sep 12, 2003) Doctor George  Less
  • Primary photo for Regarding ArdyRegarding Ardy (TV Movie) Fred, Performer ("Tiny Dancer")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The AgencyThe Agency (TV Series) Malek (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for NYPD BlueNYPD Blue (TV Series) Solomon Al-Ramai (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • Baby Love (Dec 4, 2001) Solomon Al-Ramai  Less
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Narajan (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for AngelAngel (TV Series) Young Man in Fez (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Spin CitySpin City (TV Series) Buddy (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Sabrina, the Teenage WitchSabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) Prajeeb (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) Hunt (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for BrookfieldBrookfield (TV Movie) Kumar Zimmerman (Series Regular)  Less 1999
Self (69 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The ChewThe Chew (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Seth MeyersLate Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for The Problem with ApuThe Problem with Apu Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017
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  • Primary photo for The $100,000 PyramidThe $100,000 Pyramid (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Player (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for 2017 Global Citizen2017 Global Citizen (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for CTV's Big Fall Preview 2017CTV's Big Fall Preview 2017 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for New DayNew Day (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for All In with Chris HayesAll In with Chris Hayes (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Ok! TVOk! TV (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for SuperhumanSuperhuman (TV Series) Himself - Host  Less 2017– 
  • Primary photo for Dish NationDish Nation (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2017
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2017
  • Primary photo for MasterchefMasterchef (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Horror StoriesHollywood Horror Stories (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 20/2020/20 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Match GameMatch Game (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Panelist (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Episode #1.6 (Jul 31, 2016) Himself - Celebrity Panelist  Less
  • Primary photo for Join or Die with Craig FergusonJoin or Die with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Himself - Special Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for SuperhumanSuperhuman (TV Special) Himself - Host (2016-)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The SoupThe Soup (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Big Picture with Kal PennThe Big Picture with Kal Penn (TV Mini-series) Himself - Host (12 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015
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  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreThe Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Last Call with Carson DalyLast Call with Carson Daly (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2015
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (4 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2015
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  • Primary photo for Real Time with Bill MaherReal Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Next Time on LonnyNext Time on Lonny (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Queen Latifah ShowThe Queen Latifah Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for CBS Fall PreviewCBS Fall Preview (TV Short) Himself - Host  Less 2013 $10K
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Game NightHollywood Game Night (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The HourThe Hour (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Big Brain TheoryThe Big Brain Theory (TV Series) Himself - Host (8 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013
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  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Larry King NowLarry King Now (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Kal Penn (May 7, 2013) Himself - Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for CBS This Morning: SaturdayCBS This Morning: Saturday (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Watch What Happens: LiveWatch What Happens: Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2013
  • Primary photo for Above Average PresentsAbove Average Presents (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Nikki & Sara LiveNikki & Sara Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Future with Emily HellerThe Future with Emily Heller (Video) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Top Gear USATop Gear USA (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Up Close with Carrie KeaganUp Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2011
  • Primary photo for 1st Look1st Look (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2011
  • Primary photo for Scream Awards 2011Scream Awards 2011 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Download with Jordan RubinThe Download with Jordan Rubin (TV Mini-series) Himself - Guest  Less 2011–  $120K
  • Primary photo for 10 Minutes10 Minutes (Short) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln MemorialWe Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial (TV Special) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for House, M.D., Season Four: New BeginningsHouse, M.D., Season Four: New Beginnings (Video) Kutner - Dr Lawrence  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Spike Guys ChoiceSpike Guys Choice (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Larry King LiveLarry King Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 2007 AZN Asian Excellence Awards2007 AZN Asian Excellence Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for In Bed with CarrieIn Bed with Carrie (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Fuse Celebrity PlaylistFuse Celebrity Playlist (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Kal Penn (Dec 4, 2006) Himself - Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns'Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns' (Video) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Young Hollywood AwardsThe Young Hollywood Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Back in Blue: The 'Superman Returns' Movie SpecialBack in Blue: The 'Superman Returns' Movie Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-ListKathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for HBO First LookHBO First Look (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for I Love the '90s: Part DeuxI Love the '90s: Part Deux (TV Series) Himself  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for John Cho & Kal Penn: The Backseat InterviewJohn Cho & Kal Penn: The Backseat Interview (Video) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Howard SternHoward Stern (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for G-Phoria 2004G-Phoria 2004 (TV Movie) Himself - Presenter  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Vandana's Fiancee / Jagdesh (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2004
    • Cosmopolitan (Jun 1, 2004) Vandana's Fiancee  Less
    • American Made (Aug 10, 2003) Jagdesh (as Kalpen Modi)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Love Don't Cost a Thing'The Making of 'Love Don't Cost a Thing' (Video) Himself  Less 2004
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Seth MeyersLate Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) Himself - Heads Up America PSA (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015

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