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Kumail Nanjiani

1978-02-21 Karachi, Pakistan

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Kumail Ali Nanjiani (born May 2, 1978) is a Pakistani-American comedian, actor, and screenwriter. He is primarily known for his role as Dinesh in the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley (2014–2019) and for co-writing and starring in the romantic comedy film The Big Sick (2017). For co-writing the latter with his wife, Emily V. Gordon, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. In 2018, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Nanjiani has also voiced Prismo on the animated series Adventure Time and starred in the TNT series Franklin & Bash and the Adult Swim series Newsreaders. He also co-hosted the Comedy Central show The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, as well as playing various roles on the comedy series Portlandia.


Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Eternals Self - Kingo 2022-02-16
Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return Self - Haja Estree 2022-09-08
A Night at the Academy Museum Himself 2021-10-12
Roll Up Your Sleeves Self 2021-04-18
The Lovebirds Jibran 2021-05-22
Eternals Kingo 2021-11-03
Dolittle Plimpton (voice) 2020-01-01
Death to 2020 Bark Multiverse 2020-12-27
Men in Black: International Pawny (voice) 2019-06-12
It Started As a Joke Himself 2019-03-10
Stuber Stu 2019-07-11
Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee Self 2019-12-20
Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity Himself 2018-04-06
Duck Butter Jake 2018-04-27
Julia Louis-Dreyfus: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize Self 2018-11-19
A Happening of Monumental Proportions Perry 2017-05-05
The Big Sick Kumail Nanjiani 2017-03-30
Fist Fight Officer Mehar 2017-02-16
Funny: The Documentary Self 2017-09-01
The Lego Ninjago Movie Jay (voice) 2017-09-21
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Keanu 2016-07-07
The Late Bloomer Rich 2016-10-07
Central Intelligence Jared the Airport Security Guard 2016-06-15
Brother Nature Riggleman 2016-09-09
Addicted to Fresno Damon 2015-10-02
Hello, My Name Is Doris Nasir 2015-11-27
Misery Loves Comedy Himself 2015-01-23
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Brad 2015-02-20
Flock of Dudes Ro 2015-06-13
Hell & Back Dave the Demon (voice) 2015-10-02
The Last of the Great Romantics George the Counter Guy 2014-07-17
Loaded Raza 2014-03-08
Sex Tape Punit 2014-07-17
The Kings of Summer Gary (Delivery Guy) 2013-01-19
Hell Baby Cable Guy 2013-09-06
Timms Valley Arjit Pondicherry 2013-12-31
Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male Himself 2013-07-21
The Arrangement Alfred Dalton 2013-01-01
Bad Milo! Bobbi 2013-08-28
The Five-Year Engagement Pakistani Chef 2012-04-27
Reggie Watts: Why Shit So Crazy? 2010-07-01
Life As We Know It Simon 2010-10-02
Any Person, Living Or Dead
The Doubtful Guest
The True American Rais Bhuiyan