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Mindy Kaling              

Emmy-Nominated Writer, Producer, New York Times Best-Selling Author, Director & Actor

Mindy Kaling is an actor, writer, producer, and director. She currently stars in the Hulu original comedy series “The Mindy Project,” which she also writes and executive produces.

Before “The Mindy Project,” Kaling was best known for her work on the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning NBC show “The Office.” In addition to directing, producing, and portraying celebrity-obsessed Kelly Kapoor, Kaling wrote 18 episodes of the series, including the Emmy nominated episode “Niagra.”

In 2011, Kaling penned the comedic memoir "Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me (And Other Concerns)," which continues to be featured on New York Times’ and USA Today’s best-seller lists. Her second memoir "Why Not Me?" was released in September 2015 and launched at #1 on the New York Times’ best-seller list.

In 2005, Kaling made her film debut as the object of Paul Rudd’s unwanted affections in Judd Apatow’s "The 40-Year-Old Virgin". Most recently, Mindy lent her voice to the character Disgust in the Oscar-winning Pixar animated film "Inside Out" alongside Amy Poehler and Bill Hader, and was seen in "The Night Before" alongside Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. In 2018, she was in "Ocean's 8" alongside Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway. In 2020, she released the series "Never Have I Ever" loosely based on her childhood on Netflix.

Kaling was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2012. In 2014, she was named one of Glamour’s women of the year. In 2020, Kaling created the Netflix series Never Have I Ever with Lang Fisher, a comedy partially based on Kaling's real childhood story, growing up in the Boston area.


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Mindy Kaling revealed she has given birth to her second a child, a boy. The actress revealed Thursday on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert."
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