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Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani (born February 21, 1978) is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, film and television actor, and podcast host, best known as main cast member of the television series "Silicon Valley", as well as for providing the voice of Prismo on the animated series "Adventure Time". He also co-hosts the Comedy Central show "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail", and two podcasts: "The Indoor Kids" and "The X-Files Files". In 2017, Nanjiani starred in "The Big Sick", a semi-autobiographical film that he co-wrote with his wife Emily V. Gordon, loosely based on their own relationship. The film earned the couple a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

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Feb 21, 1978 In Karachi, Pakistan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Any Person, Living Or Dead
Latest Project:
Series Obi-Wan Kenobi 2022
Known For
Poster of Roll Up Your Sleeves
Poster of The Lovebirds
Poster of Stuber
Poster of Men in Black: International
Movie Any Person, Living Or Dead 2022
Movie The True American Rais Bhuiyan 2022
Series Obi-Wan Kenobi 2022
Series Ultra City Smiths Arjit Pondicherry 2021-07-22
Movie Eternals Kingo 2021-10-27
Movie Roll Up Your Sleeves Self 2021-04-18
Movie The Lovebirds Jibran 2020-05-22
Movie Death to 2020 Bark Multiverse 2020-12-27
Movie Dolittle Plimpton (voice) 2020-01-01
Movie It Started As a Joke Himself 2019-03-10
Series The Twilight Zone Samir Wassan 2019-04-01
Movie Ten Years Later: The Extended Pied Piper Documentary Dinesh Chugtai 2019-12-08
Movie Men in Black: International Pawny (voice) 2019-06-12
Movie Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee Self 2019-12-20
Movie Stuber Stu 2019-07-11
Movie Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity Himself 2018-04-06
Movie Duck Butter Jake 2018-04-27
Movie Fist Fight Officer Mehar 2017-02-16
Movie The Lego Ninjago Movie Jay (voice) 2017-09-21
Movie A Happening of Monumental Proportions Perry 2017-05-05
Movie Funny: The Documentary Himself 2017-09-01
Movie The Big Sick Kumail Nanjiani 2017-03-30
Series Chelsea Self 2016-05-11
Movie Central Intelligence Jared the Airport Security Guard 2016-06-15
Movie Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Keanu 2016-07-07
Movie Brother Nature Riggleman 2016-09-09
Movie The Late Bloomer Rich 2016-10-07
Series HarmonQuest Eddie Lizzard 2016-07-14
Series Hot Ones Himself 2015-03-12
Movie Misery Loves Comedy Himself 2015-01-23
Movie Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Brad 2015-02-20
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself 2015-03-23
Movie Hell & Back Dave the Demon (voice) 2015-10-02
Movie Hello, My Name Is Doris Nasir 2015-11-27
Movie Flock of Dudes Ro 2015-06-13
Movie Addicted to Fresno Damon 2015-10-02
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Himself 2015-09-08
Series Off Camera with Sam Jones Himself 2014-02-06
Movie Loaded Raza 2014-03-08
Movie The Last of the Great Romantics George the Counter Guy 2014-07-17
Series Garfunkel and Oates Jordan 2014-08-07
Series The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail Himself 2014-07-24
Movie Sex Tape Punit 2014-07-17
Series Silicon Valley Dinesh Chugtai 2014-04-06
Series Drunk History Lakota Chief 2013-07-09
Movie The Arrangement Alfred Dalton 2013-01-01
Movie The Kings of Summer Gary (Delivery Guy) 2013-01-19
Movie Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male Himself 2013-07-21
Movie Hell Baby Cable Guy 2013-09-06
Movie Bad Milo Bobbi 2013-08-28
Movie Timms Valley Arjit Pondicherry 2013-12-31
Series TableTop Unknown 2012-04-02
Series Bunk Unknown 2012-06-08
Movie The Five-Year Engagement Pakistani Chef 2012-04-27
Series Portlandia Various 2011-01-21
Series Franklin & Bash Pindar Singh 2011-06-01
Series Adventure Time Prismo 2010-04-05
Movie Life As We Know It Simon 2010-10-02
Series Conan Self 2010-11-08
Series The Green Room with Paul Provenza Himself 2010-06-10
Series Community Lapari 2009-09-17
Series The View Himself 1997-08-11
Series The X-Files Pasha 1993-09-10
Series Saturday Night Live Himself - Host 1975-10-11