Kalpen Suresh Modi (born April 23, 1977), best known by his stage name Kal Penn, is an American film actor and politician. As an actor, he is known for his role on the television program House portraying the character Dr. Lawrence Kutner and in the Harold and Kumar comedy films as Kumar Patel. He is also recognized for the critically acclaimed film The Namesake. Penn has also taught at the University of Pennsylvania as a visiting lecturer in the Cinema Studies Program. On April 8, 2009, it was announced that Penn would join the Obama administration as an Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement. This necessitated that his character Lawrence Kutner be written out of the TV series House. Penn resigned his post as Barack Obama's associate director of public engagement on June 1, 2010, for a brief return to his acting career
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Born 1977-04-23 (42 years ago) in Montclair, New Jersey, USA.
Height 178 centimeters.
|Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (House)||15th Screen Actors Guild Awards||2009||Titta Vi Spökar 1|
|Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Rockstar Moment (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle)||2005 Teen Choice Awards||2005||Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle|
|MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle)||2005 MTV Movie Awards||2005||Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle|
|MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Performance (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle)||2005 MTV Movie Awards||2005||Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle|
Asmita Modi, Suresh Modi