Biography

Kumail Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor and podcast host. Nanjani is best known for his role as a main cast member on every season of HBO's Emmy Award-nominated series Silicon Valley, as well as for providing the voice of Prismo on the Emmy Award-winning animated series Adventure Time. In addition he's starred on the TNT series Franklin & Bash and the Adult Swim series Newsreaders. He also co-hosts the Comedy Central show The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail. In addition to his television and film work, he hosts two podcasts: The Indoor Kids and The X-Files Files, although no new episodes have been released in months.

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Kumail Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor and podcast host. Nanjani is best known for his role as a main cast member on every season of HBO's Emmy Award-nominated series Silicon Valley, as well as for providing the voice of Prismo on the Emmy Award-winning animated series Adventure Time. In addition he's starred on the TNT series Franklin & Bash and the Adult Swim series Newsreaders. He also co-hosts the Comedy Central show The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail. In addition to his television and film work, he hosts two podcasts: The Indoor Kids and The X-Files Files, although no new episodes have been released in months.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1978-02-21

Place of Birth Karachi - Pakistan

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Big Sick as Kumail
2017 The LEGO Ninjago Movie as Jay (voice)
2017 Fist Fight as Officer Mehar
2016 The Late Bloomer as Rich
2016 Brother Nature as Riggleman
2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates as Keanu
2016 Central Intelligence as Jared the Airport Security Guard
2016 Chelsea(1 episode) as Himself
2015 Hello, My Name Is Doris as Nasir
2015 Hell & Back as Dave the Demon (voice)
2015 Goosebumps as Foreman
2015 Flock of Dudes as Ro
2015 Misery Loves Comedy as Himself
2015 The Late Late Show with James Corden(1 episode) as Himself
2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2 as Brad
2014 The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail(16 episodes) as Himself
2014 Sex Tape as Punit
2014 Silicon Valley(36 episodes) as Dinesh Chugtai
2014 Loaded as Raza
2013 Timms Valley as Arjit Pondicherry
2013 Hell Baby as Cable Guy
2013 Bad Milo as Bobbi
2013 Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male as Himself
2013 The Kings of Summer as Gary
2013 The Arrangement
2012 Bunk(3 episodes)
2012 TableTop(1 episode)
2011 Franklin & Bash(41 episodes) as Pindar Singh
2011 Portlandia(21 episodes) as SoCal Waiter
2010 The Green Room with Paul Provenza(1 episode) as Himself
2009 Community(1 episode) as Lapari

Writing

2017 The Big SickWriter
2013 Kumail Nanjiani: Beta MaleWriter

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