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Kal Penn

Kal Penn
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Birth Name: 
Kalpen Suresh Modi
Birth Date: 
April 23, 1977
Birth Place: 
Montclair, NJ
Actor / Associate Director of the Office of Public Engagement
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Kal Penn is an Indian-American actor. Kal Penn has played roles in National Lampoon's Van Wilder, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, The Namesake, Epic Movie, and Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay. Pictures, videos, and news articles on Kal Penn a

It’s no secret that President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act has hit some major roadblocks, but he’s hoping a little help from his celebrity friends will get the public interested again.

The Commander-in-Chief enlisted People’s Sexiest Man Alive Adam Levine as the frontman for the new “Tell a Friend- Get Covered” initiative launching today (December 12).

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After airing just two episodes of the new series "We Are Men," CBS announced its decision to pull the show from its Monday night roster on Wednesday (October 9).

Marking the network's second fall series fail, the show unfortunately received low ratings and became a huge flop in the comedy lineup.

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It was a tense evening as the votes were counted last night (November 6) and when the dust settled President Barack Obama was elected to a second term in office.

And once the news spread, celebrities all over the world took to their Twitter accounts to share their reactions.

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Enlisting his former associate director for the Office of Public Liaison for support, President Barack Obama tapped actor Kal Penn to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention coverage on BarackObama.com.

The "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle" actor snagged his costar John Cho to star in a promo for the gig. In the video, the President picks up the phone and tells the listener that he needs his support.

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Kicking off the holiday box office season, the long-awaited R-rated funny flick “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas” has made its theatrical debut (November 4).

Sure to bring an abundance of Yule Tide hilarity to the big screen, the highly-anticipated film has earned rave reviews ahead of its release.

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As the summer season comes to a close, “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas” is foreshadowing the holiday season to come.

The new teaser trailer is jam packed full of Yule Tide hilarity and plenty of substance abuse-induced fun.

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He was robbed at gunpoint around 1am on Tuesday morning, but Kal Penn isn’t the average burglary victim.

Though he rose to fame with a series of high-profile film and television roles, the “House” star gave up the acting gig to work for the White House as Obama’s associate director of the Office of Public Engagement.

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He rose to fame as part of the “Van Wilder” saga, but Kal Penn had a horrifying experience while out in Washington DC early this morning.

The “Harold and Kumar” star was walking around in DC neighborhood when he was robbed at gunpoint by an unknown suspect.

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