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Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar is an Indian actor. He moved from India to the US in 1999. He first moved to Portland, Oregon, to study business. He started acting in plays as a way of making new friends. He took acting classes, but he went on to graduate from the University of Portland with a degree in business, as something to fall back on. He then went on to get ... See full bio »

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 2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
- While I Was Sleeping (2015) ... Sendhil
 2015 Consumed
 2014 Dr. Cabbie
 2013-2014 Sullivan & Son (TV Series)
Neal / Sanjay
- Sexual Healing (2014) ... Sanjay / Neal
- Ladies Night (2013) ... Neal
 2014/I The Scribbler
 2012 ...Or Die (Short)
 2010-2011 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Raj Koothrappali / First Mate / Himself
- Episode #8.45 (2011)
- Episode #7.18 (2010) ... Raj Koothrappali / First Mate / Himself
 2010 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
- Porn Tech Support (2010) ... Kunal
 2007 NCIS (TV Series)
Youssef Zidan
- Suspicion (2007) ... Youssef Zidan (uncredited)
 2004 S.C.I.E.N.C.E
Pizza Man
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Appears in the video for the Garfunkel and Oates song "Present Face"

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Sometimes I'll be sitting with my friends; I'll say something Koothrappali-esque and make a face. There is a lot of Koothrappali in me as a human being. A lot of mannerism, humor, mischievousness, my innocence. So I don't know if I bring him home so much as I bring myself to him at work. See more »


Although he was born in England, he grew up in New Delhi, India. His family moved there when he was four years old. See more »

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His accent? Dobbys_sock
Nicest Person I've Met... Nisse1823
Kunal is by far the most successful T.V. actor from India dexter7000
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