Kumail Nanjiani


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Kumail Nanjiani was born on February 21, 1978 in Karachi, Pakistan. He is an actor and writer, known for The Big Sick (2017), Life as We Know It (2010) and Men in Black: International (2019). He has been married to Emily V. Gordon since July 14, 2007. See full bio »

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Known For

The Big Sick Kumail
(2017)
(2010)
Central Intelligence Jared the Airport Security Guard
(2016)

Filmography

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 2020 Eternals (filming)
Kingo
 2020 Dolittle (post-production)
Plimpton (voice)
 2019 Bless the Harts (TV Series)
Jesus Christ / Jesus
- Mega-Lo-Memories (2019) ... Jesus Christ (voice)
- Myrtle Beach Memoirs (2019) ... Jesus Christ (voice)
- Pig Trouble in Little Greenpoint (2019) ... Jesus Christ (voice)
- Trash Twins (2019) ... Jesus Christ (voice)
- Cremains of the Day (2019) ... Jesus (voice)
 2014-2019 Silicon Valley (TV Series)
Dinesh Chugtai
- Maximizing Alphaness (2019) ... Dinesh Chugtai
- Hooli Smokes! (2019) ... Dinesh Chugtai
- Blood Money (2019) ... Dinesh Chugtai
- Artificial Lack of Intelligence (2019) ... Dinesh Chugtai
- Fifty-One Percent (2018) ... Dinesh Chugtai
 2019 Men in Black: International
Pawny (voice)
 2019 Gay of Thrones (TV Series)
Kumail Nanjiani
- The Ass of the Starks (2019) ... Kumail Nanjiani
 2019 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Samir Wassan
- The Comedian (2019) ... Samir Wassan
 2019 Stuber
Stu
 2018 Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion (Video Game)
Prismo / Gnome #2 / Marauder #2 (voice)
 2018 Duck Butter
Jake
 2011-2018 Portlandia (TV Series)
SoCal Waiter / Disaster Hut Employee / The President / ...
- You Do You (2018) ... Disaster Hut Employee
- Portland Secedes (2017) ... The President
- Going Gray (2016) ... Max Pcx Employee
- Fashion (2015)
- Spyke Drives (2014)
 2017 Saturday Night Live: Cut For Time (TV Series)
Dr. Robert Khan
- Climate Change (2017) ... Dr. Robert Khan
 2017 Middle-Earth: Shadow of War (Video Game)
Nemesis Orcs / The Agonizer (voice)
 2017 The Lego Ninjago Movie
Jay (voice)
 2017 Mass Effect: Andromeda (Video Game)
Jarun Tann (voice)
 2017 Fist Fight
Mehar
 2017 The Big Sick
Kumail
 2016 The Late Bloomer
Rich
 2016 Brother Nature
Riggleman
 2016 Conan (TV Series)
Kumail Nanjiani (segment "Young Han Solo Audition")
- The Cast of 'Suicide Squad' (2016) ... Kumail Nanjiani (segment "Young Han Solo Audition")
 2016 Flock of Dudes
Ro
 2016 Central Intelligence
Jared the Airport Security Guard
 2014-2016 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Skip Marooch / Skip
- Glued, Where's My Bob? (2016) ... Skip Marooch (voice)
- Best Burger (2014) ... Skip (voice)
 2015-2016 The Grinder (TV Series)
Leonard / Prosecutor Leonard
- Full Circle (2016) ... Leonard
- Pilot (2015) ... Prosecutor Leonard
 2016 Animals. (TV Series)
Rusty
- Dogs (2016) ... Rusty (voice)
 2016 The X-Files (TV Series)
Pasha
 2012-2016 Adventure Time (TV Series short)
Prismo / The Maid
- Crossover (2016) ... Prismo / The Maid (voice)
- You Forgot Your Floaties (2015) ... Prismo (voice)
- Hoots (2015) ... Prismo (voice)
- Is That You? (2014) ... Prismo (voice)
- Wake Up (2014) ... Prismo (voice)
 2015 Goosebumps
Foreman (uncredited)
 2015 Hell and Back
Dave the Demon (voice)
 2015 Aqua Teen Hunger Force (TV Series)
Frylock's bees
- Sweet C (2015) ... Frylock's bees (voice)
 2015 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series short)
Cuteling Mayor
- The Ripple Effect (2015) ... Cuteling Mayor (voice)
 2015 Major Lazer (TV Series)
Thor
- I, Killscreen (2015) ... Thor (voice)
 2014-2015 Community (TV Series)
Custodian Lapari / Lapari
- Modern Espionage (2015) ... Custodian Lapari
- Analysis of Cork-Based Networking (2014) ... Lapari
 2015 Scheer-RL (TV Series)
Mariah Carey
- Mariah Carey (2015) ... Mariah Carey
 2015 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Juror #11
- 12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer (2015) ... Juror #11
 2015/I Loaded
Reza
 2015 Kroll Show (TV Series)
 2015 Addicted to Fresno
Damon
 2013-2015 Newsreaders (TV Series)
Amir Larussa
- Jellyfish Sting Clinic; David Hasselhoff (2015) ... Amir Larussa
- Strip Club Exposé; Long Lost Twins (2014) ... Amir Larussa
 2015 Archer (TV Series)
Farooq Ashkani
- Sitting (2015) ... Farooq Ashkani (voice)
 2015 Broad City (TV Series)
Benny Calitri
- In Heat (2015) ... Benny Calitri
 2014 Key and Peele (TV Series short)
College Kid #1
- Scariest Movie Ever (2014) ... College Kid #1
 2011-2014 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Pindar Singh
- Honor Thy Mother (2014) ... Pindar Singh
- Gone in a Flash (2013) ... Pindar Singh
- Shoot to Thrill (2013) ... Pindar Singh
- Out of the Blue (2013) ... Pindar Singh
- Control (2013) ... Pindar Singh
 2014 Garfunkel and Oates (TV Series)
Jordan
- Hair Swap (2014) ... Jordan
 2014 Sex Tape
Punit
 2014 Gabe & Max Need Help (TV Series)
Relationship counselor
 2014 TripTank (TV Series)
Dick Genie
- Roy & Ben's Day Off (2014) ... Dick Genie (voice)
- Candy Van Finger Bang (2014) ... Dick Genie (voice)
- Game Over (2014) ... Dick Genie (voice)
- Crossing the Line (2014) ... Dick Genie (voice)
 2014 The Pete Holmes Show (TV Series)
Dhalsim
- Erin Hamlin and Kate Hansen (2014) ... Dhalsim
 2014 The Last of the Great Romantics
George the Counter Guy
 2014 Math Bites (TV Series)
Showoff Guy
- Math Heads: Do Math in Your Head (2014) ... Showoff Guy
 2013 Burning Love (TV Series)
Zakir
- An All American Date (2013) ... Zakir
- Burn Baby Burn (2013) ... Zakir
- Dancing! (2013) ... Zakir
- The Twist Twists Again (2013) ... Zakir
- Poetry Contest (2013) ... Zakir
 2013 Timms Valley (TV Series)
Arjit Pondicherry
 2013 The Walking Dead: Season Two (Video Game)
Reggie (voice)
 2013 The Arrangement (TV Movie)
Alfred Dalton
 2013 Ghost Ghirls (TV Series)
Mr. Mattoo
- I Believe in Mira-ghouls (2013) ... Mr. Mattoo
 2013 Drunk History (TV Series)
Lakota Chief
- Nashville (2013) ... Lakota Chief
 2013 Veep (TV Series)
Statistician
- Midterms (2013) ... Statistician
 2013 Actress (TV Series short)
Kumail
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Kumail
 2013 Bad Milo
Bobbi
 2013 Hell Baby
Cable Guy
 2013 The Kings of Summer
Delivery Guy
 2012 The Five-Year Engagement
Pakistani Chef
 2011 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Vendor
- Batman Chooses His Voice (2011) ... Vendor
 2011 Googy (TV Series)
Dwane / Dwayne
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Dwayne
- Root Beer Race (2011) ... Dwane
- Halloween (2011) ... Dwane
- Drink Chocolate Milk (2011) ... Dwane
- Pilot (2011) ... Dwane
 2011 Traffic Light (TV Series)
Paul
- Where the Heart Is (2011) ... Paul
 2010 Life as We Know It
Simon
 2010 Ugly Americans (TV Series)
Neilando Patel
- Treegasm (2010) ... Neilando Patel (voice)
 2010 Reggie Watts: F_ck Sh_t Stack (Video short)
 2009 Michael & Michael Have Issues (TV Series)
Kumail
- Frogbox (2009) ... Kumail
- Sh... Bag House (2009) ... Kumail
- College (2009) ... Kumail
- Pulling Your Weight (2009) ... Kumail
- Matchmakers (2009) ... Kumail
 2009 Jake and Amir (TV Series short)
Kumail
- Brother (2009) ... Kumail
 2009 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Omar / Homer / Secret Prisoner
- Philippe Petit (2009) ... Omar / Homer
- Ed Young (2009) ... Secret Prisoner
 2008 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Indian Reporter
- James Franco/Kings of Leon (2008) ... Indian Reporter (uncredited)
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Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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When I started working on Michael & Michael Have Issues (2009), it was my life for three to four months, and then suddenly it's gone. See more »

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Graduated from Grinnell College with a double major in Computer Science and Philosophy. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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