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Kal Penn

 
Bio:
Kal Penn is an actor, comedian, and former White House staff member in the Obama administration. As an actor, he is known for his role portraying Lawrence Kutner on the television program House, as well as the character Kumar Patel in the Harold & Kumar film series. He is also recognized for his ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kal Penn is an actor, comedian, and former White House staff member in the Obama administration. As an actor, he is known for his role portraying Lawrence Kutner on the television program House, as well as the character Kumar Patel in the Harold & Kumar film series. He is also recognized for his ... (read complete bio)
 

Kal Penn Biography

Kal Penn is an actor, comedian, and former White House staff member in the Obama administration. As an actor, he is known for his role portraying Lawrence Kutner on the television program House, as well as the character Kumar Patel in the Harold & Kumar film series. He is also recognized for his performance in the film The Namesake.

From 2016 to 2019, he played Seth Wright in the political drama Designated Survivor, he also served as a consultant on the show.[7] and served as host of the game show Superhuman. In 2019, Penn portrayed Garrett Modi in the NBC sitcom series Sunnyside.






Kal Penn News

MTV Entertainment Announces Star-Studded JODIE Film Cast Photo MTV Entertainment Announces Star-Studded JODIE Film Cast
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022

Joining Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”) is Pamela Adlon (“Better Things”), Cole Escola (“Search Party”), Jojo T. Gibbs (“Twenties”), William Jackson Harper (“Love Life”), Alex Moffat (“Saturday Night Live”), Dermot Mulroney (“Hanna”), Kal Penn (“Designated Survivor”), Kofi Siriboe (“Queen Sugar”), Heléne Yorke (“The Other Two”), and more.

A VICIOUS CIRCLE Will Have an Industry Reading Next Week Photo A VICIOUS CIRCLE Will Have an Industry Reading Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

A new play about the decades-long, tempestuous friendship between Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley will receive an industry reading on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

Disney Channel Series to Debut Four Bollywood-Inspired Specials Photo Disney Channel Series to Debut Four Bollywood-Inspired Specials
by Michael Major - Apr 6, 2022

Since its premiere in March 2020 and for more than 100 stories, 'Mira, Royal Detective' has highlighted the rich, diverse cultures of India. Each episode centers on the clever heroine Mira and her friends, including her sleuthing mongoose sidekicks Mikku and Chikku, as they help others by solving mysteries in their kingdom community of Jalpur.

Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Take Home 2022 Audio Publishers Association Audie Awards Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Take Home 2022 Audio Publishers Association Audie Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2022

Tonight, the Audio Publishers Association announced the winners of the 2022 Audie Awards, the premier awards program recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Among Audie Awards Finalists Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Among Audie Awards Finalists
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2022

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) have announced finalists for the 2022 Audie Awards. Finalists include Cynthia Erivo for Best Female Narrator and Lin-Manuel Miranda for Best Male Narrator. Leslie Odom Jr., Annie Golden, Telly Leung, and Jason Tam are also featured on audiobooks that made the list. Check out the full list of nominations now!

AMC Networks Announces THE TALES OF THE WALKING DEAD Initial Casting Photo AMC Networks Announces THE TALES OF THE WALKING DEAD Initial Casting
by Michael Major - Feb 2, 2022

Anthony Edwards (“Inventing Anna,” “WeCrashed”), Parker Posey (“Lost In Space”), Terry Crews (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), Poppy Liu (“Dead Ringers”) and Jillian Bell (“Rough Night”) will star in the AMC Studios-produced episodic anthology of six episodes each focusing on standalone stories with old and new characters in The Walking Dead universe.

Segerstrom Center For The Arts to Present JOHN LLOYD YOUNG'S BROADWAY Photo Segerstrom Center For The Arts to Present JOHN LLOYD YOUNG'S BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2021

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present John Lloyd Young's Broadway on December 15-16-17 at the Samueli Theatre. In his signature passionate and thrilling style, the Tony and Grammy Award winner interprets the spine-tingling, soul-bearing showstoppers that shaped his earliest Broadway aspirations.

Symphony Space Makes 2021-22 Season Available for HD Livestreaming Photo Symphony Space Makes 2021-22 Season Available for HD Livestreaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2021

Symphony Space today made livestreaming tickets available for its robust, wide-ranging 2021-22 season, realizing its ambition to emerge from the COVID-19 shutdown as an institution committed to a hybrid model, with live events streamed in real time to audiences straight from Symphony Space’s stages in Manhattan.

BWW Interview: J. Elijah Cho Satirically Color Corrects MR. YUNIOSHI's Yellow Face Photo BWW Interview: J. Elijah Cho Satirically Color Corrects MR. YUNIOSHI's Yellow Face
by Gil Kaan - Nov 2, 2021

Playwright/performer J. Elijah Cho’s award-winning MR. YUNIOSHI comes to the Santa Monica Playhouse November 11th and 14th as part of CRAZY WOKE ASIANS’ KUNG POW FESTIVAL and as a guest production December 5th, 12th and 19th. The titular character was the supporting character in the otherwise classic 1961 film Breakfast At Tiffany’s starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. Mr. Yunioshi was beyond stereotypically portrayed by Mickey Rooney.   

Symphony Space Announces Full Programming for 2021-22 Season Photo Symphony Space Announces Full Programming for 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

Symphony Space will welcome audiences back into its New York City home this season for a wide range of memorable events that take place for one night only, and only at Symphony Space.

Kal Penn Videos

VIDEO: Kal Penn Talks HAROLD & KUMAR on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Kal Penn Talks HAROLD & KUMAR on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2021

James Corden connects with Kal Penn who is now looking for someone to drag him around the New York snow on a sled. James asks the 'Clarice' star about the significance of someone with South Asian descent becoming the Vice President of the United States. And Kal talks about his vision for Harold & Kumar to one day visit space, a place he once dreamed of visiting as an astronaut until 10th grade.

BWW Exclusive: 'Matilda' Star Mia Sinclair Jenness Sings 'The Fanciest Midnight' on D VideoBWW Exclusive: 'Matilda' Star Mia Sinclair Jenness Sings 'The Fanciest Midnight' on Disney Channel's FANCY NANCY
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2020

Nancy wants to stay up until midnight on New Year's, and she breaks into song to plead her case!

VIDEO: Kal Penn Shares His Puppet Pal on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN VideoVIDEO: Kal Penn Shares His Puppet Pal on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2020

Kal Penn talks about the new hobby he took up during quarantine.

VIDEO: Kal Penn Talks HAROLD & KUMAR on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: Kal Penn Talks HAROLD & KUMAR on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2020

Kal talks about not watching the debate, working in the White House for Obama, meeting Joe Biden, his new show “Kal Penn Approves This Message,” and he reveals who would win in a fight between Bill & Ted and Harold & Kumar.

VIDEO: Watch a Promo for Hillary Clinton on KAL PENN APPROVES THIS MESSAGE VideoVIDEO: Watch a Promo for Hillary Clinton on KAL PENN APPROVES THIS MESSAGE
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2020

Secretary Hillary Clinton will be sitting down with host Kal Penn to discuss higher education and the importance of the youth vote on an all-new episode of “Kal Penn Approves This Message” airing Tuesday, September 29, at 10:30pm ET/PT.

VIDEO: Kal Penn Talks About His Baby Shark Costume on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN VideoVIDEO: Kal Penn Talks About His Baby Shark Costume on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2020

Kal Penn talks about taking part in Live's Halloween show and staying in costume on his way home.

VIDEO: Watch Kal Penn Discuss Throwing the First Pitch at a Mets Game on LATE NIGHT W VideoVIDEO: Watch Kal Penn Discuss Throwing the First Pitch at a Mets Game on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2019

Kal Penn talks about realizing his childhood dream of throwing out the first pitch at a baseball game, his new show Sunnyside and his very personal, very wrong tattoo on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers.' Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: truTV Shares First Look at Comedic Documentary THE PROBLEM WITH APU VideoVIDEO: truTV Shares First Look at Comedic Documentary THE PROBLEM WITH APU
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 28, 2017

Turner's truTV today announced the premiere date for its highly-anticipated comedic documentary as Sunday, November 19 at 10PM ET/PT.

VIDEO: Sneak Peeks - 'Genius Knows No Boundaries' Episode of SUPERHUMAN VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peeks - 'Genius Knows No Boundaries' Episode of SUPERHUMAN
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 27, 2017

Below, check out sneak peeks at the next episode of SUPERHUMAN titled “Genius Knows No Boundaries.' The episode airs Monday, July 31 at 9 PM ET/PT on FOX. I

VIDEO: Watch Two Sneak Peeks at Tonight's Episode of SUPERHUMAN, Airing on FOX VideoVIDEO: Watch Two Sneak Peeks at Tonight's Episode of SUPERHUMAN, Airing on FOX
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 24, 2017

Below, check out two sneak peeks from tonight's episode of SUPERHUMAN airing at 9 PM ET/PT on FOX. In the first clip, contestant Kaden Taylor takes the 'Get A Clue' challenge to test his SUPERHUMAN memory.