Kumail Nanjiani

Birthday:

02/21/1978

Place of birth:

Karachi, Pakistan:

Biography:

Kumail Nanjiani (born February 21, 1978) is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, film and television actor, and podcast host, best known as main cast member of the television series "Silicon Valley", as well as for providing the voice of Prismo on the animated series "Adventure Time". He also co-hosts the Comedy Central show "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail", and two podcasts: "The Indoor Kids" and "The X-Files Files". In 2017, Nanjiani starred in "The Big Sick", a semi-autobiographical film that he co-wrote with his wife Emily V. Gordon, loosely based on their own relationship. The film earned the couple a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.


Film Credits

Eternals (2021)
as Kingo
The Lovebirds (2020)
as Jibran
Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020 (2020)
as Himself - 'Animal Crossing' Segment (voice)
Dolittle (2020)
as Plimpton (voice)
Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee (2019)
as Himself
Stuber (2019)
as Stu
Men in Black: International (2019)
as Pawny (voice)
It Started As a Joke (2019)
as Himself
Duck Butter (2018)
as Jake
Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity (2018)
as Himself
The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017)
as Jay (voice)
Funny: The Documentary (2017)
as Himself
A Happening of Monumental Proportions (2017)
as Perry
The Big Sick (2017)
as Kumail Nanjiani
Fist Fight (2017)
as Officer Mehar
The Late Bloomer (2016)
as Rich
Brother Nature (2016)
as Riggleman
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
as Keanu
Central Intelligence (2016)
as Jared the Airport Security Guard
Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015)
as Nasir
Hell & Back (2015)
as Dave the Demon (voice)
Flock of Dudes (2015)
as Ro
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
as Brad
Misery Loves Comedy (2015)
as Himself
The Last of the Great Romantics (2014)
as George the Counter Guy
Sex Tape (2014)
as Punit
Loaded (2014)
as Raza
Timms Valley (2013)
as Arjit Pondicherry
Hell Baby (2013)
as Cable Guy
Bad Milo! (2013)
as Bobbi
Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male (2013)
as Himself
The Kings of Summer (2013)
as Gary (Delivery Guy)
The Arrangement (2013)
as Alfred Dalton
The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
as Pakistani Chef
Life As We Know It (2010)
as Simon
Any Person,Living Or Dead ()
as
The True American ()
as Rais Bhuiyan

Production Credits

The Lovebirds (2020)
Executive Producer
The Big Sick (2017)
Executive Producer
The Big Sick (2017)
Writer
Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male (2013)
Writer
Sidekicks ()
Screenplay