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Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling was born on June 24, 1979 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Vera Chokalingam. She is an actress and producer, known for The Office (2005), Wreck-It Ralph (2012) and Inside Out (2015). See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Riley's First Date? (Short)
Disgust (voice)
 2015 HitRECord on TV (TV Series)
Bella Obscura
- Re: The Dark (2015) ... Bella Obscura
 2015/I Inside Out
Disgust (voice)
 2005-2013 The Office (TV Series)
Kelly Kapoor
- Finale (2013) ... Kelly Kapoor
- New Guys (2012) ... Kelly Kapoor
- Fundraiser (2012) ... Kelly Kapoor (credit only)
- Angry Andy (2012) ... Kelly Kapoor
 2010 Despicable Me
Tourist Mom (voice)
 2009 The Office: Blackmail (TV Series)
Kelly Kapoor
- Kelly (2009) ... Kelly Kapoor
 2008 House Poor (TV Series)
 2008 Global Warming (TV Series)
 2006 Unaccompanied Minors
Restaurant Hostess
 2005 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Richard Lewis's Assistant
- Lewis Needs a Kidney (2005) ... Richard Lewis's Assistant
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Self (53 credits)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Nationwide Insurance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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I do not think stress is a legitimate topic of conversation, in public anyway. No one ever wants to hear how stressed out anyone else, because most of the time everyone is stressed out. See more »


Co-wrote the acclaimed play "Matt and Ben", a comedy about Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. She played the role of Ben. See more »

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