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Kumail Nanjiani

Actor | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Big Sick (2017) | Silicon Valley (2014-2017) | Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
BORN 
Feb 21, 1978 (age 39)
HEIGHT 
5' 8½" (1.74m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (24 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (44 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Silicon ValleySilicon Valley (TV Series) Dinesh Chugtai (38 episodes, 2014–2017)  Less 2014–2017 38
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  • Primary photo for PortlandiaPortlandia (TV Series) The President / Max Pcx Employee / Human Bandwidth Manager / Date Fact Checker / Oregon Power Employee / Birthday Loan Officer / SoCal Waiter / Cell Phone Salesman (12 episodes, 2011–2017)  Less 2011–2017 12
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  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Kumail Nanjiani (segment "Young Han Solo Audition") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • The Cast of Suicide Squad (Jul 23, 2016) Kumail Nanjiani (segment "Young Han Solo Audition")  Less
  • Primary photo for Pete Holmes: Faces and SoundsPete Holmes: Faces and Sounds (TV Special) Special Thanks  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Meltdown with Jonah and KumailThe Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself (24 episodes, 2014–2016), Executive Producer (24 episodes, 2014–2016), Writer (show originated by) (14 episodes, 2014–2016)  Less 2014–2016 24
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  • Primary photo for Bob's BurgersBob's Burgers (TV Series) Skip Marooch / Skip (2 episodes, 2014–2016)  Less 2014–2016 2
  • Primary photo for The GrinderThe Grinder (TV Series) Leonard / Prosecutor Leonard (2 episodes, 2015–2016)  Less 2015–2016 2
    • Full Circle (May 10, 2016) Leonard  Less
    • Pilot (Sep 29, 2015) Prosecutor Leonard  Less
  • Primary photo for Animals.Animals. (TV Series) Rusty (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Dogs (Feb 26, 2016) Rusty (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The X FilesThe X Files (TV Series) Pasha (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Adventure Time with Finn & JakeAdventure Time with Finn & Jake (TV Series) Prismo / The Maid (7 episodes, 2012–2016)  Less 2012–2016 7
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  • Primary photo for The X-Files: Re-OpenedThe X-Files: Re-Opened (TV Special) Himself - Pasha, Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Aqua Teen Hunger ForceAqua Teen Hunger Force (TV Series) Frylock's bees (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Sweet C (Jul 19, 2015) Frylock's bees (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Penn Zero: Part-Time HeroPenn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series) Cuteling Mayor (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Major LazerMajor Lazer (TV Series) Thor (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for CommunityCommunity (TV Series) Custodian Lapari / Lapari (2 episodes, 2014–2015)  Less 2014–2015 2
  • Primary photo for Scheer-RLScheer-RL (TV Mini-series) Mariah Carey (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Inside Amy SchumerInside Amy Schumer (TV Series) Juror #11 (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Kroll ShowKroll Show (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for NewsreadersNewsreaders (TV Series) Amir Larussa (11 episodes, 2013–2015)  Less 2013–2015 11
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  • Primary photo for ArcherArcher (TV Series) Farooq Ashkani (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Sitting (Feb 12, 2015) Farooq Ashkani (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Broad CityBroad City (TV Series) Benny Calitri (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • In Heat (Jan 14, 2015) Benny Calitri  Less
  • Primary photo for Key and PeeleKey and Peele (TV Series) College Kid #1 (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Franklin & BashFranklin & Bash (TV Series) Pindar Singh (31 episodes, 2011–2014)  Less 2011–2014 31
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  • Primary photo for Garfunkel and OatesGarfunkel and Oates (TV Series) Jordan (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Gabe & Max Need HelpGabe & Max Need Help (TV Series) Relationship counselor  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for TripTankTripTank (TV Series) Dick Genie (4 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 4
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  • Primary photo for The Pete Holmes ShowThe Pete Holmes Show (TV Series) Dhalsim (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Math BitesMath Bites (TV Series) Showoff Guy (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for The ArrangementThe Arrangement (TV Movie) Alfred Dalton  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Ghost GhirlsGhost Ghirls (TV Series) Mr. Mattoo (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Drunk HistoryDrunk History (TV Series) Lakota Chief (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Kumail Nanjiani: Beta MaleKumail Nanjiani: Beta Male (TV Special) Himself - Comedian, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Burning LoveBurning Love (TV Series) Zakir (17 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 17
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  • Primary photo for VeepVeep (TV Series) Statistician (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Midterms (Apr 14, 2013) Statistician  Less
  • Primary photo for ActressActress (TV Series) Kumail (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Timms ValleyTimms Valley (TV Series) Arjit Pondicherry  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for CollegeHumor OriginalsCollegeHumor Originals (TV Series) Vendor (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for GoogyGoogy (TV Series) Dwayne / Dwane (6 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 6
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  • Primary photo for Traffic LightTraffic Light (TV Series) Paul (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Ugly AmericansUgly Americans (TV Series) Neilando Patel (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Treegasm (Apr 12, 2010) Neilando Patel (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for CH Live: NYCCH Live: NYC (TV Series) Himself - Comedian, Writer  Less 2009–2010
  • Primary photo for Michael & Michael Have IssuesMichael & Michael Have Issues (TV Series) Kumail (7 episodes, 2009), Writer (staff writer) (7 episodes, 2009), Writer (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 7
    • Frogbox (Aug 26, 2009) Kumail, Writer (staff writer)  Less
    • Sh... Bag House (Aug 19, 2009) Kumail, Writer (staff writer)  Less
    • College (Aug 12, 2009) Kumail, Writer (staff writer)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Omar / Homer / Secret Prisoner (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Indian Reporter (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
Self (66 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2009–2017)  Less 2009–2017
  • Primary photo for Funny: The DocumentaryFunny: The Documentary Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Comic Guest (10 episodes, 2011–2017)  Less 2011–2017
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  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Last LegThe Last Leg (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for WGN Morning NewsWGN Morning News (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Close Up with the Hollywood ReporterClose Up with the Hollywood Reporter (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Made in HollywoodMade in Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Ok! TVOk! TV (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Seth MeyersLate Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2014–2017)  Less 2014–2017
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Off Camera with Sam JonesOff Camera with Sam Jones (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2016–2017)  Less 2016–2017
  • Primary photo for @midnight@midnight (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2013–2017)  Less 2013–2017
  • Primary photo for Full Frontal with Samantha BeeFull Frontal with Samantha Bee (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for ChelseaChelsea (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with James CordenThe Late Late Show with James Corden (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2015–2017)  Less 2015–2017
  • Primary photo for HarmontownHarmontown (TV Series) Himself (8 episodes, 2014–2017)  Less 2014–2017
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  • Primary photo for What's in My Bag?What's in My Bag? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Game GrumpsGame Grumps (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Meltdown with Jonah and KumailThe Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself (24 episodes, 2014–2016)  Less 2014–2016
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  • Primary photo for HarmonQuestHarmonQuest (TV Series) Himself / Eddie Lizzard (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 43:45 - The Makings of a Struggle43:45 - The Makings of a Struggle (Video) Himself - NYCC Moderator / X-Phile  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Season XSeason X (Video) Himself - 'Pasha' / X-Phile  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards31st Film Independent Spirit Awards (TV Movie) Himself - Co-Host  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Last Week Tonight with John OliverLast Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Chris Gethard ShowThe Chris Gethard Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Misery Loves ComedyMisery Loves Comedy Himself - Interviewee  Less 2015 $5K
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Himself - Comedian (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special / Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera) & Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for TakePart LiveTakePart Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for SXSW Flashback 2014SXSW Flashback 2014 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for HuffPost Live ConversationsHuffPost Live Conversations (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Larry King NowLarry King Now (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for King of the NerdsKing of the Nerds (TV Series) Himself - Judge (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Trek Wars (Feb 20, 2014) Himself - Judge  Less
  • Primary photo for This Is Not HappeningThis Is Not Happening (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Like MeLike Me Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for TableTopTableTop (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Pete Holmes ShowThe Pete Holmes Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Tubbin' with TashTubbin' with Tash (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Roast of James Franco: Red Carpet Pre-ShowRoast of James Franco: Red Carpet Pre-Show (TV Special) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Kevin Pollak's Chat ShowKevin Pollak's Chat Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Jeselnik OffensiveThe Jeselnik Offensive (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Nerdist: Course of the ForceNerdist: Course of the Force (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The NerdistThe Nerdist (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Talking DeadTalking Dead (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Prey (Mar 17, 2013) Himself - Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Play Date with Kumail Nanjiani Part 1Play Date with Kumail Nanjiani Part 1 (Short) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Play Date with Kumail Nanjiani Part 2Play Date with Kumail Nanjiani Part 2 (Short) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Play Date with Kumail Nanjiani Part 3Play Date with Kumail Nanjiani Part 3 (Short) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Attack of the Show!Attack of the Show! (TV Series) Himself - Guest (4 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
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  • Primary photo for BunkBunk (TV Series) Himself - Contestant (3 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Episode #1.6 (Jul 13, 2012) Himself - Contestant  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Jun 29, 2012) Himself - Contestant  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Jun 8, 2012) Himself - Contestant  Less
  • Primary photo for Comic Con 2012 LiveComic Con 2012 Live (TV Special) Himself - floor reporter  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Top 100 Video Games of All TimeTop 100 Video Games of All Time (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Chris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity BowlingChris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity Bowling (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Channy AwardsChanny Awards (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The NerdistThe Nerdist (TV Special) Himself - Guest  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Green Room with Paul ProvenzaThe Green Room with Paul Provenza (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for New York Stand-Up ShowNew York Stand-Up Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Mash UpMash Up (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Last Call with Carson DalyLast Call with Carson Daly (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for We Are the World 25.75We Are the World 25.75 (Video) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Comedy Central's Hot ListComedy Central's Hot List (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for TigTig Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for TableTopTableTop (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Stone Age (Jan 8, 2015) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Channel 101's Top 10 Characters of All TimeChannel 101's Top 10 Characters of All Time (Short) Dwane (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Channel 101's Top 10 Episodes of All TimeChannel 101's Top 10 Episodes of All Time (Short) Dwane (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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