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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), Inside Out (2015) and Wreck-It Ralph (2012). See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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The Office
The Office Kelly Kapoor
Inside Out
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Wreck-It Ralph
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 2018 A Wrinkle in Time (pre-production)
Mrs. Who
 2016 Off Camera with Sam Jones (TV Series)
- Mindy Kaling (2016)
 2015 The Muppets. (TV Series)
Mindy Kaling
- Single All the Way (2015) ... Mindy Kaling
 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)
 2010 The Office: The Mentor (TV Series)
Kelly Kapoor
- Reimbursements (2010) ... Kelly Kapoor
- Lunchtime (2010) ... Kelly Kapoor
- BFFs? (2010) ... Kelly Kapoor
 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
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Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (60 credits)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: "Xfinity" X-1 Platform entertainment operating system. See more »

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

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5' 4" (1.63 m)

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As a kid it's adorable to have a gap in your teeth. But then, because of the shifting in my mouth, I started whistling through it, and as a 32-year-old woman, whistling while you speak in sort of annoying. See more »


Her middle name, Mindy, was taken from the TV show, Mork & Mindy (1978) (TV). Her mother was pregnant with her in Nigeria and that was the only American show they got there. When she met Robin Williams and told him the story, he didn't believe her. See more »

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