In February 2003, appeared as "Fred" in The Lonely Island's Episode 2: Regarding Andy. http://www.thelonelyisland.com/episodes.html
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[in New York Magazine, commenting about his recurring role as a terrorist on TV's 24
(2001)] I have a huge political problem with the role. It was essentially accepting a form of racial profiling. I think it's repulsive. But it was the first time I had a chance to blow stuff up and take a family hostage. As an actor, why shouldn't I have that opportunity? Because I'm brown and I should be scared ...
Began using the name Kal Penn, a variation on his first name Kalpen, to get more roles; he believed that his difficult foreign name would scare away potential employers.