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Chris Messina's character on "The Mindy Project," Danny Castellano, may resent romantic comedies, but he has a past with Mindy Lahiri's (Mindy Kaling) favorite romantic comedy of all time, "You've Got Mail."

Messina appeared in a small role in Nora Ephron's famous romantic comedy as a bookseller at Fox Books.

But Kaling and Messina have never discussed his few minutes of fame in the film.

"We've never talked about that, Mindy and I!" Messina told Vulture. "I don't know if she knows that. She loves Nora, and rightly so. I think I had like four lines in 'You’ve Got Mail,' and Nora Ephron was one of the only people who ever cast me on the spot, in the room, which doesn't really happen that much."

Check out Messina's appearance below at the 1:44 mark:

Although Kaling hasn't hounded Messina about his "You've Got Mail" role, she »

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