Kal Penn (born Kalpen Suresh Modi; April 23, 1977) is an American actor, producer, and civil servant. He is best known for his role as Lawrence Kutner on the Fox television program House. He is also well known for appearing in the movies Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004), Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011).
Kal Penn in 2010
|Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement|
April 8, 2009 – July 2011
Kalpen Suresh Modi
April 23, 1977
Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Occupation||Actor, film producer, civil servant|
Penn was born in Montclair, New Jersey. He is the son of an Indian family. He started acting after graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1998. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
- "Why do Indian-Americans flock to the Democratic Party?". 6 September 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
- "Kal Penn biography". biography.com. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
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